What would rhyme have to do with a tea’s aftertaste? To understand the many layers of this play on words, it is important to know that Chinese singing and by extension Chinese poetry have a Yang (masculine) and Yin (feminine) rhyme system.
There is no need to fear contagion from tea, a beverage proven to boost your immune system with beneficial phytochemicals […]
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…
Kunlun Mountain Snow Chrysanthemum tea is as striking to taste as it is to look at. It’s a candidate […]
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…
With Taiwan’s compact size and its modern transport and communication infrastructure, one can easily visit a tea grower anywhere on […]