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May 2, 2005

No tea is served until the cicadas have sucked on the plants

Filed under: Cicada Arts — Dan @ 8:45 pm

Here’s a story about oolong tea:

This type of tea, sometimes called “Oriental Beauty Tea” uses green leaf cicadas to suck on the plants before the leaves are harvested and fermented. Not only do the leaves have quite a variation of colors, but the taste of the tea is unique with its fruit and honey flavor.

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