'rooibos' on Serious Eats

Spot of Tea: Tazo Organic Apple Red

It's important not to expect fruit teas to taste like juice or cider; if you do, they'll always disappoint. And it's important to remember that the flavor is often less intense than the scent. But with those points in mind, Tazo's caffeine-free apple and cinnamon rooibos blend is a calming tea for fall, fragrant but delicate, and just lightly spicy. More

Infusion Corner: All About Rooibos

Among the trendier herbal teas of the last decade is rooibos, a South African infusion whose name is taken from the Afrikaans "red bush", the plant from which it grows. Lauded for the usual supposed health benefits (antioxidants! no caffeine! cures dropsy!) that all hypermarketed herbal teas seem to carry, rooibos has proven—at the very least—to be versatile and tasty. More

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