Chinese Tea Ceremony

Chinese Tea Ceremony

Chinese Tea Ceremony: celebrating the ordinary serving of tea. Gongfu Cha is ...
Tea etiquette

Tea Etiquette

Tea Etiquette: Tea dos and don'ts An unwritten tea etiquette (until now) ...
Serving tea

Serving Tea

Serving tea: loose leaf tips for tea rooms When serving tea it ...
Tea and Food Pairing

Tea and Food Pairing

Tea and Food Pairing: which tea to pair with your food? In many societies, ...
Drinking tea

Drinking tea

Drinking Tea Poll? What people do whilst drinking tea? Our poll simply ...
Tea and cake

Tea and Cake

Tea and Cake: what's best with your tea? Discovering the UK's Favourite ...

Chinese Tea Ceremony

Chinese Tea Ceremony: celebrating the ordinary serving of tea. Gongfu Cha is the original Chinese tea ceremony, designed principally for the preparation of oolong tea. This developed in Chaozhou in Guangdong province. There is a reverence shown to the tea: its delicate aroma is appreciated and its lingering taste is experienced in small cups where…read more

Posted on
Tea etiquette

Tea Etiquette

Tea Etiquette: Tea dos and don’ts An unwritten tea etiquette (until now). Have you ever wondered what is the correct way to drink tea? Have you ever looked at others and thought ‘they shouldn’t be doing that!’ or even (embarrassingly) others looking disdainfully in your direction whilst you are enjoying tea in a grand hotel….read more

Posted on
Serving tea

Serving Tea

Serving tea: loose leaf tips for tea rooms When serving tea it is important to follow a few points to ensure that your good loose leaf tea is given due justice in its preparation. Too often tea can be disappointing when drunk away from home and so we have noted these points – which may…read more

Posted on

Tea and Food Pairing

Tea and Food Pairing: which tea to pair with your food? In many societies, particularly in Asia, tea is consumed with meals and a wide variety of food whereas in Britain we tend to limit our culinary horizons, as far as tea is concerned, to scones, hot buttered toast and crumpets and all manner of cakes, pastries,…read more

Posted on

Drinking tea

Drinking Tea Poll? What people do whilst drinking tea? Our poll simply asked what you most commonly do when drinking tea. Images come to mind such as reading, having something to eat, reading or spending some time with friends. So what were the results? The most common activity (38% respondents) was browsing the internet. Perhaps this…read more

Posted on
Tea and cake

Tea and Cake

Tea and Cake: what’s best with your tea? Discovering the UK’s Favourite Tea-Time Treats Tea and cake is irresistible. Up to 84% of the British population drinks tea and herbal infusions every day, amounting to approximately 60.2 billion cups being consumed every year. According to the United Kingdom Tea and Infusions Association, tea consumption forms…read more

Posted on