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Whittard's Lapsang Souchong

As I found myself more interested in tea and started to ask about blends I’d heard of or seen I had only ever been told that this tea was horrible and held a strong taste of smoked salmon; for this reason I avoided it until I accidentally tried it after confusing teapots with my friend who had ordered it one day when we were having lunch at the Willow Tea Rooms in Glasgow.   436 more words


Douglas Fir medicine day

Douglas Fir smells like christmas time, pure joy and love. this must be a heart healing herb as well because when courtney and i were harvesting this today some heart medicine was running through us pretty strong. 392 more words

Smoky Tea Stock

Ingredients: ginger, lapsang souchong, soy sauce, black pepper

Source: Smoky Tea Stock Recipe – Mark Bittman

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Tieguanyin aka Iron Goddess of Mercy

2015 Winter-Spring Tieguanyin, Rishi

1tsp / 8oz / 180F / 3min / yixing

Tasting notes: toasted daisy leaves, pewter, dried caramelized onions, bamboo

So far this is my first and only experience with tieguanyin and I am constantly surprised by oolongs and the great variation among this class of tea. 180 more words


Lp smoked breakfast

he dry leaves are black and have a smokey smell. They are mostly the same size throughout. The wet leaves have a dark chocolate brown color and average a size of 1/4 to 1 inch.. 157 more words

Tea Review

Chinese New Year Cocktail 2: Lapsang Souchong Old Fashioned

So this is the second of my Chinese New Year-inspired tea cocktails, also taken from the Rare Tea Company website. It builds on the character of a whisky old-fashioned, but adds Lapsang Souchong tea, along with vermouth and honey syrup in place of the sugar. 159 more words


Q&A with Linda Gaylard |Tea Sommelier

Hello again!

I’ve been fortunate enough to contact Linda Gaylard, tea sommelier and author of the Tea Book, with a few questions which she has very kindly answered and I have shared this Q&A below! 898 more words