This month's top tea & coffee picks
Brewing Hints: Infuse in boiling water for about five minutes
Leaf: Thin, twisted strips of very black leaves
Origin: Qimen County in Anhui Province
Characteristics: A light, mellow liquor with a heady perfume and delicate flavour
Serving Suggestions: Often drunk with lemon juice. Excellent with lightly spiced foods or after a main meal
Brewing Hints: Designed for espresso, but works really well in a cafetiere or filter
Roast Depth: Full-medium roast.
Origin: Karnataka, India but monsooned in Mangalore.
Characteristics: Thick, sweet and rich.
Serving Suggestions: A perfect, tasty espresso at any time of the day, with an exceptional crema.