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 very much a personal choice, obviously, and all tea lovers have their individual favorites, equally obviously. What […]
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 […]
Where does tea flavor come from? The word “terroir” translates from the French to “of the earth.” It has become a fuzzy colloquial […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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, […]
A secret of good punches for the last 200 years is oleo saccharum (sweet oil). This is made by muddling together […]
With Taiwan’s compact size and its modern transport and communication infrastructure, one can easily visit a tea grower anywhere on […]