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Pickled Tea: A Unique Fermented Food

I first heard about “pickled tea” about a month ago, and was immediately intrigued; is the tea actually pickled or fermented?  Is it something you eat, drink, or both?  How is it used traditionally?  I decided to do a little digging, and hopefully a little tasting for myself. Pickled tea, also called lahpet, is indeed […]