Japanese green tea is a wonderful drink but there are so many varieties that we have put together this guide to help you better understand and enjoy it, plus our recommended suppliers for starting your tea journey. In this post: History Regions Growing and producing tea in Japan, season by season Varieties Our recommendations Favourite … Read more A complete guide to Japanese green tea
Isn’t tea poisonous for dogs? First of all this is not about giving ordinary tea to your dog. All “true” teas, that is, teas derived from the plant Camellia sinensis – black, green, white, yellow oolong and Pu-erh tea in any form, so that includes Earl Grey, Lapsang Souchong, matcha and so on – are … Read more Review of Machu’s Blend – Tea for Dogs
White tea is the least processed of all the teas derived from the leaves of Camellia sinensis (the others being yellow, green, black, oolong and Pu-erh). The tea drink that results is usually a very pale golden colour. White tea is considered one of the healthiest teas, as it contains high levels of antioxidants such as catechins and … Read more What is white tea?
If you want to make the perfect cup of tea, loose leaves are superior to tea bags but without a tea infuser, things can become messy. If you are after that perfect cup of tea, or if you already thinking about gifts for Christmas 2019 and wondering what to buy the tea lover in your … Read more Top tea infusers: updated November 2019
Tea is the centre of my universe. It should be the centre of everyone’s universe of course but until I’m Queen of said universe, there will be some people out there who don’t get tea. And that’s fine because there is a long list of things that I don’t understand for which there isn’t room … Read more Tea-related desert island essentials
Definitely more of a journey than simply an exhibition, A Tea Journey: From the Mountains to the Table is a walk across the continents to explore the history and cultural significance of tea through the centuries. We followed the outwardly unimpressive leaf of that small shrub, Camellia sinensis, on its hugely impressive rise from a medicinal … Read more Exhibition Review – A Tea Journey: From the Mountains to the Table