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White Tea

Ceylon White Tea Oodoowerre Silver Needle

White Tea: the sublime tea drinking experience. In the China Dynasty of Song (960-1279), white tea was revered. Chinese people used to ground the white leaves into a silvery powder. This was an inspiration for the Japanese tea ceremony “Cha No Yu” with Matcha. This method had been abandoned in China for several years now.[…]

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Drinking tea

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[…]

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Introduction to Yunnan Tea

Tea horse road Lijiang, Yunnan, China

Introduction to Yunnan Tea: from Yunnan province in south-west China Yunnan is a region having a border with Laos and Burma, extending north towards the Himalayas. This borderland is a craggy, mountainous area of thick jungle. It is considered the birthplace of tea with native tea trees growing wild – some reputed to be as[…]