Tagged: Tea

A Nice Cup of Tea by George Orwell 12/01/1946

Perfectly Brewed Loose Leaf Tea

A Nice Cup of Tea By George Orwell Evening Standard, 12 January 1946. If you look up ‘tea’ in the first cookery book that comes to hand you will probably find that it is unmentioned; or at most you will find a few lines of sketchy instructions which give no ruling on several of the …

March 24, 2017

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How to buy and store matcha.

Matcha, Kyoto, Stone Grinding

Matcha is currently booming in popularity. It is so good for you, it has such a fabulous history, it covers all bases from green kit kats to the refined heights of a tea ceremony in Kyoto. It is full of catechins and other antioxidants, theanine, caffeine, and all the science based health benefits, it is …

March 17, 2017

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A Simple Matcha Ritual (How to Make a Bowl of Tea)

Offering tea ceremony to the ocean in Japan

Storm in a Teacup’s Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Bowl of Matcha.   The easiest way to consume matcha is to just shake it with water in a bottle then pour it into a glass, or just throw it into a delicious green smoothie without any fuss at all. But if you want to drink …

May 26, 2016

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An afternoon with Mr Chen.

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A recommendation of ex Melbourne, Taiwan based tea guru Scott Writer, The E Syan Tsun Co. Ltd 意翔村茶葉有 限公司 is located in an alley way above Daan Park in Central Taipei. It’s a humble room staked on one side with large sacks and foil bags of tea, on the other are two tables the first, Mr. Chen was sitting at, …

June 26, 2014

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