Tea by Any Other Name Would Taste As Sweet These delicate rose varieties were originally named because their fragrance resembled […]
He speaks of tea as one would about a real person, as a friend. That’s true love, if it can be called anything.
We don’t yet fully understand why time of day matters when plucking tea leaves. At dawn leaves wet with dew […]
A growing body of studies of leaf chemical composition is beginning to support the experienced tea maker’s choices. A striking […]
Many mothers feel they don’t produce enough milk, especially in the earlier days, weeks, or months after giving birth; after all, when you breastfeed, you can’t see exactly how much your baby is eating. What if increasing your milk supply was as easy as brewing a cup of tea?
Tea is proven to enhance the well-being of those who drink several cups a day. It inspires a process of discovery among imbibers, cultivating a deep appreciation for the growing, crafting, and preparation of great tasting tea. Finding your own favorite tea leads to a daily ritual and, in time, a healthy life-long habit.
Tea Studio celebrated its second birthday in August 2019. What it offers is a new model for processing tea in India. Small has not meant few teas. Nearly 90% of Tea Studio’s teas are exported to Canada, United States, Japan, and Australia. Teas are made to order, production is a modest 20 kilos a day.
In The Power of Tea Meditation, we talked about applying mindfulness to overcome the brain’s automatic tendency to look for […]
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…
Tea is a lifetime drink and as our life moves on and times change, so do our preferences and needs. Tea offers every age group dimensions of value and enjoyment that move with the rhythms of life’s stages. There is no one “best” tea, but always one for you, at your age.
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.
Siliguri, West Bengal During his 47-year stewardship of Makaibari Tea Estate, one of India’s oldest and most celebrated tea habitats, […]
Balanoor Tea Estate, Karnataka Piece of Cake His birthday was celebrated in a leafy residential section of Bangalore, one […]
We all know that green tea is healthy. However, most of us have only unearthed a fraction of the green […]
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 […]
Tearooms are romantically portrayed as cozy and pleasant places to relax and enjoy teas with cakes, biscuits and sandwiches. Tearoom […]
Ten innovative women who shaped the history of tea: social, political, trade, business, and cultural. Tea Market Risograph print 5 […]
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.
Smoking with tea leaves is not that different from classic wood chip smoking, and in fact tea leaves and wood chips work beautifully together.
Pork takes particularly well to smoking techniques, especially those that are preceded by brining.
The intense, curious, and inventive mind of Allen Han has been focused for years on industrial design. The 45-year-old is […]
Tea is the beverage that welcomes millions of holiday visitors in every land — instantly conveying warmth and comfort. Centuries […]
Large government-supported tea estates are failing. Scarcity of labor, the cost of large-scale production and reliance on chemicals and pesticides […]
Green tea (nokcha in Korean) is called “sparrow’s tongue tea” (jaksulcha) due to the tea leaf’s delicate shape. In Korea, […]
“Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will […]
Tea Journey was funded this week by more than 550 backers who contributed $127,500 making this magazine the third highest […]
A rose by any other name may smell like tea. These delicate rose varieties were originally named because their fragrance resembled tea.
Teabloom’s glass Eternal Love Teapot features a pink, heart-shaped knob on the lid, and a pink glass loose tea infuser, and still manages to look charmingly romantic rather than corny.
A high-mountain wulong known for its elegant aroma and sweet lingering aftertaste, Alishan Zhulu tea is appreciated by connoisseurs worldwide. Discover its story from Ren Zhi Deng, who was a catalyst in transforming his hometown into one of the most revered tea-producing areas in Taiwan.
‘Fish House Punch’ was created in 1732 at the The Schuylkill Fishing Company gentleman’s club in Philadelphia. This angling club, […]
Diamonds may be a girl’s (or guy’s) best friends, but your tea-loving valentine may like one of these in a gift box even more. English jewelry designer Stephen Einhorn offers a teacup/saucer/spoon pendant in everything from sterling silver ($795) to 18-carat white gold ($7,650) to platinum ($9,500).
A secret of good punches for the last 200 years is oleo saccharum (sweet oil). This is made by muddling together […]
These Orange Blossom Spoons are cast in pewter from an orange tree and finished in antique bronze. Accented with freshwater pearls and 24kt gold and silver plated orange blossoms. Crafted by Canadian Michael Michaud as part of his Table Art series which is modeled on natural botanical material.
Gorgeous, modern, trendy, and affordable. Use this double-walled, borosilicate glass for your tea or coffee, espresso, cappuccino. Start your morning right, with love and kindness.
BRÜ offers you the freedom to set your brewing time, water temperature and cup size at the twist of a dial and push of a button. The machine saves your previous settings so you can quickly repeat the process without having to change the settings every time. You don’t need to buy expensive tea capsules or pods to use BRÜ.
Holiday blends from several brands are limited-offer seasonal favorites.
Cordless 1.7-liter PerfecTemp stainless steel electric kettle with six preset heat settings and blue LED indicator lights. The power base offers 360-degree swivel for convenience. The scale filter is removable and washable and the kettle is equipped with boil-dry protection and auto safety shutoff.
If you are wondering if tea can help you sleep better, the quick answer is yes so long as the tea is caffeine free.
The question is old and simple: Does drinking green tea directly create weight loss? The answer is not at all simple and it hasn’t changed.
Long before cut, tear and curl (CTC) dominated tea processing in the West, India exported sizeable quantities of handmade orthodox tea to an appreciative world market.
Small factories at small gardens cultivated the art of rolling and twisting and shaping tea. Artisan tea is labor intensive and tea masters are more selective about the leaves they accept.
Given that the Indian tea industry is struggling, Craigmore Tea Estate’s profitability offers important insights. The estate produces orthodox green and black tea, with the former exported and the latter sent to the auctions. Over the years, the balance has tilted to favor more green tea production to meet the demand.
Researchers have identified that gratitude practices and encouraging positive feelings have direct effects on the immune system and cardiovascular system.
The foundation of genetic manipulation of tea is knowing what it is that you are manipulating. Tea’s a five-thousand year mystery tale. For every major fact we know, there is so much we have only been able to guess at or approximate about the “why” and “how” behind it.
If you want a pick me up, tea is hard to improve on. It is a gentler energizer than coffee, brings extra natural beneficial nutrients, is free of sugar, artificial stimulants and offers a range of flavors, which in itself can sharpen the senses and waken the metabolism.
With Taiwan’s compact size and its modern transport and communication infrastructure, one can easily visit a tea grower anywhere on […]