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Winter Tea Stew Ideas

Imagine coming home out of the cold to the savory aroma of a hearty winter stew. The big pot bubbling on the stove, whispering its temptations. 452 more words

Tao Tea New Style Lapsang

Name: Tao Tea Leaf New Style Lapsang Souchong
Style: Smoked Black Tea
From: WuYiShan, Fujian Province, China

Brewed: 3g, for 2 minutes at 98C

The tea brews a dark brown with a reddish tint and a bit yellow a the edges. 186 more words


Genmaicha - 'Popcorn Tea' | Teaview #1

“When brewing green tea, use water at a lower temperature. It should not be boiling but between 65-70°C (150-170°F). This preserves the colour and health-giving properties of the tea.” –

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Let's Get Something Straight

I am not yet a true connoisseur of tea. Twinings, Earl Grey, Tazo, some Ayurvedic Teas from Yogi that promise relief from digestion and insomnia. (They work surprisingly well.) So you might understand the sense of awe and wonder that fell upon me as I sipped my first cup of Russian Caravan. 264 more words


Cold tea

When i drink tea I like it hot, piping hot (the origin of the term ‘piping’ hot, used by Chaucer nearly seven hundred years ago, by the way is from the sound very hot food bubbling on a plate makes – I guess it is literally what you hear in Indian restaurants when you get one of their sizzling dishes!) … We make tea with leaves in a pot, and no matter how carefully i try to judge the amount of water I pour in, there is often tea left over once I’ve poured it into the cups. 243 more words


It's been an age - with added tea review!

Yes, I know I haven’t posted to the blog since Father’s Day…well, two days before actually. But I’ve been very busy. I work a full-time job, have TWO other things I’m also working on. 566 more words

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