Category: Tea Customs

Chinese Teahouse

Chinese Teahouse

Chinese teahouses have many things in common with western cafes. They are both the venue for leisure spending and | amusement. However, they have totally different atmospheres. A teahouse is bustling with activities while a cafe is quiet. Among the recreational activities in a teahouse […]

Tea Custom

Tea Custom

Tea custom refer to the social custom and habits focusing on tea or carried on by tea that have gradually taken shaped during the long-term social life. Tea custom show different characteristics of different regions, and different classes, and different periods. Traditional tea custom of […]

The Great Connector

The Great Connector

Tea is a great connector. It connects us to Nature, both within us and without. It becomes us, bringing with it the spirit of the mountain and forest. Plants are also connected with cosmic forces, converting sun, moon and starlight into substances our bodies can […]

The Gold Rules of Tea

The Gold Rules of Tea

1 Use loose leaf tea that has been carefully stored and a suitable teapot. Fill the kettle with freshly drown cold water from the faucet or filter jug and bring to a boil. 2 When the water is nearly boiling, pour a little into the […]

Brewing a Pot of Tea

Brewing a Pot of Tea

When hot water is poured onto green tea or boiling water onto oolong or black tea, the tea solubles (caffeine, tea polyphenols, and various volatile components as essential oils) are released into the water at a rate of concentration which gradually decreases with time. To […]

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