In Ep 2 of the Deep Steep series, Vince answers the question what is in my cup of tea? With his scientific background as a chemical engineer, he is interested in learning why tea tastes the way it does & what effects the flavor from a chemical point of view?
He breaks down the compounds you can find into 1 of 7 categories: methylxanthines, polyphenols, enzymes, amino acids, carbohydrates, minerals, or volatiles.
Listen to him ramble on about the importance of each of these compounds & how they play a major role in giving you the perfect cup of tea.
If you want to learn more about these topics, check out the Fresh Steeps Tea Blog! In it you can find articles like "What Is In Tea? Pt 1 & 2" which outlines a lot of what is discussed here, plus more! (links below)
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