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Buttered Tea of Tibetans

Buttered Tea of Tibetans

Tibetans reside in windy and snowy plateau and make a living by practicing livestock farming and planting dry-land crops. Their major food includes dairy products, beef and mutton, and highland barley. They seldom have melons, fruits, or vegetables. Tea is their secret to keep a […]

“Three-course of Tea” of the Bai People

“Three-course of Tea” of the Bai People

The Three-course of Tea represents the tea culture of the Bai people living in Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province. It is a solemn ceremony of the Bai people to receive guests. The Three-course of Tea contains the bitter tea, sweet tea, and aftertaste […]

Good Tea with Good Tea Set

Good Tea with Good Tea Set

Tea Set Suitable for Brewing the Green Tea Green tea features clear water and green tea leaves. The tea set for brewing green tea should be full of changes. Brewing of green tea should meet the requirements on color, aroma, appearance, and taste. For a […]

Bamboo-Wood Tea Set

Bamboo-Wood Tea Set

Bamboo-Wood tea set is made of natural bamboo. It had a long history in China and first appeared before the Sui Dynasty (581-618). At that time, besides the ceramic and porcelain utensils, most folk tea sets were made of bamboo-wood. In Chapter Four: Tea Set […]

Lacquer Tea Set

Lacquer Tea Set

Lacquer tea set is made with natural lacquer tree sap added with the desired pigment. Lacquerware had a long history in China. Wood-based lacquer bowls were found from the Hemudu Culture Relics dating back to 7,000 years ago. However, bodiless lacquerware was not used as […]

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