Daniel Hong’s whimsical online profile picture has him adorning a Charlie Chaplin hat with an oversized black cardboard moustache.Chinese millennials don’t usually do whimsical, so I thought I might soon be meeting an over-the-top eccentric…
Eons of evolution in the ancient tea forests of China has established a complex and delicate biomass. The gnarled, pale-grey and green trunks of the oldest trees are home to myriad adaptations of spiders, lichen, and the tree parasite known to locals as crab pincer, a tea mistletoe.
ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia In the time of the great Khans a caravan laden with four “poods” of tea found favor with […]
We all know that green tea is healthy. However, most of us have only unearthed a fraction of the green […]
Tea innovation is a surprisingly inexhaustible subject. Choose a topic that has shaped society, such as trade, war, health, literature, […]
Does your tea contain pesticides? How much should that matter? Many tea drinkers have an impression that it is at […]
Most people are familiar with the many black tea blends on the market but may not have much sense of […]
How would you describe the flavor of these ten teas? They are a representative selection from the many market innovations […]
Tea tech: robotics, computer vision, machine learning; Tea Sci: biogenetics, biomarkers; Soft $3: end-to-end logistics, sustainability, cost, productivity If […]
Tea and Buddhism: Much More than Just Contemplation It seems natural to associate Buddhism with tea. Tea expresses China’s history. […]
Kunlun Mountain Snow Chrysanthemum tea is as striking to taste as it is to look at. It’s a candidate […]
William Prine, at L’Espalier, located at the Mandarin Oriental in Boston, has created this fabulous straight tiki style cocktail with Keemun and clove smoke that really brings it to life.
Green makes us go. It is the color of currency and commerce. It is bright and brings us luck in a shamrock or a sense of calm sailing a vast sea.
“In Asia, the color green represents positivity, and happiness—all appropriate adjectives to describe the current state of the global green tea market,” writes Sam Molineaux in World Tea News. Read more…
Photos by Qiu, courtesy of Cha Dao Life Magazine Retold by Si Chen With its striking look, Thousand-Tael tea stands […]