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Dragon Phoenix Yixing Teapot Review

December 25, 2019 No comments

Recently we received pictures from a visitor, who wanted our opinion on a very special teapot.

Can You Reuse Tea Leaves & Tea Bags Between Steeps?

December 25, 2019 No comments

The quick answer is: absolutely! In this guide we’ll explain why tea (especially loose leaf tea) can and should be reused.

Four Amazing Tea Blends You Really Need To Try

December 24, 2019 No comments

The following tea blends are for the tea adventurers among us.

How to Make your own Chrysanthemum and Goji Berry Tea Blend?

October 15, 2019 2 comments

Easy and fast step by step instructions to make your own herbal tea blend at home that's great for eye health.

Chrysanthemum Pu Erh Tea Recipe & Benefits

October 1, 2019 No comments

Discover China's most popular pu erh Chrysanthemum tea blend.

Dan Cong Oolong Tea: Legend, History & Origin

September 29, 2019 7 comments

Read about how Dan Cong tea was the elixir of the last emperor of the Song dynasty Zhao Bing and the rise of this oolong tea during the Qing dynasty lead by emperor Jia Qing.

The Legend of Silver Needle Tea: The Origin of Bai Hao Yin Zhen

September 28, 2019 2 comments

Here's a story one of the white tea farmers in Fujian told us during our sourcing trip.

How To Season an Yixing Teapot: The Ultimate Step by Step Guide

September 24, 2019 No comments

Avoid missing any crucial steps when seasoning your Yixing teapot. Get it right the first time with this easy to follow, step by step guide.

8 Yixing Teapot Features You Should Know About

September 23, 2019 No comments
The city of Yixing isn’t just the average industrial town in China. In fact, it’s known for its purple clay (‘zisha’) teapots, also known as Yixing teapots.

Best Time To Drink Black Tea

September 17, 2019 4 comments

What's the best time to drink black tea for health or for weight loss? And can one drink black tea when pregnant? Find your answers in this article.

Tea Rituals & Customs: The Forgotten Part of Chinese Business Etiquette

September 17, 2019 10 comments

Learn about Chinese tea etiquette and why it's essential for business meetings.

When To Drink Green Tea? What's the Best Time?

September 16, 2019 No comments

Should you drink green tea before or after meals? In the morning or during the evenings? And before or after exercise? Find it!

The Origin of Oolong Tea (or 'Wulong Tea')

August 4, 2019 No comments

Nobody knows for sure where oolong tea is originated from and where it was discovered. In this article, we’ll discuss the 3 competing theories: Anxi theory, Wuyi theory and Beiyuan tribute tea theory.

What is Cold Brew Tea & How To Make It Right Now

July 29, 2019 No comments

What is cold brew tea exactly? And why would you cold brew versus hot brew? Let experienced tea sommeliers teach you how to cold brew your tea the correct way and get the best taste out of your tea bags or loose leaf tea.

7 Best Teas for Cold Brewing + Easy Recipes

July 29, 2019 2 comments

There's no such thing as the best tea for cold brewing. That doesn't mean that all teas are suitable. We've curated 7 teas that will guarantee an amazing result. In this article we'll discuss each of these teas and introduce you easy to make recipes with blending suggestions.

Da Hong Pao Tea Price Explained

July 23, 2019 No comments

Da Hong Pao (Big Red Robe) is a famous oolong tea from Wuyishan, China. What makes the tea so expensive, and are different grades? In this article, we'll discuss what factors determine the price of Da Hong Pao tea.

The Legend of Da Hong Pao Tea

July 13, 2019 4 comments

The story of one of China's most famous oolong tea: Da Hong Pao.

How To Steep Blooming Tea & Enjoy It To The Fullest

July 10, 2019 6 comments

Blooming teas hand-knitted tea balls that unfurl like a beautiful flower when they're steeped. In this article we'll discuss the tea tools you need, and what brewing parameters to use!

Chrysanthemum Tea During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

July 8, 2019 6 comments

Learn everything you need to know regarding drinking Chrysanthemum tea during pregnancy.

Wuyishan Tea Growing Region & 10 Ways It's Unique

July 7, 2019 No comments

Wuyishan, also known as Wuyi Mountain, is a famous tea growing region in China. Learn what makes this region unique!

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Dragon Phoenix Yixing Teapot Review

December 25, 2019 No comments

Recently we received pictures from a visitor, who wanted our opinion on a very special teapot.

Can You Reuse Tea Leaves & Tea Bags Between Steeps?

December 25, 2019 No comments

The quick answer is: absolutely! In this guide we’ll explain why tea (especially loose leaf tea) can and should be reused.

Four Amazing Tea Blends You Really Need To Try

December 24, 2019 No comments

The following tea blends are for the tea adventurers among us.

How to Make your own Chrysanthemum and Goji Berry Tea Blend?

October 15, 2019 2 comments

Easy and fast step by step instructions to make your own herbal tea blend at home that's great for eye health.

Chrysanthemum Pu Erh Tea Recipe & Benefits

October 1, 2019 No comments

Discover China's most popular pu erh Chrysanthemum tea blend.

Dan Cong Oolong Tea: Legend, History & Origin

September 29, 2019 7 comments

Read about how Dan Cong tea was the elixir of the last emperor of the Song dynasty Zhao Bing and the rise of this oolong tea during the Qing dynasty lead by emperor Jia Qing.

The Legend of Silver Needle Tea: The Origin of Bai Hao Yin Zhen

September 28, 2019 2 comments

Here's a story one of the white tea farmers in Fujian told us during our sourcing trip.

How To Season an Yixing Teapot: The Ultimate Step by Step Guide

September 24, 2019 No comments

Avoid missing any crucial steps when seasoning your Yixing teapot. Get it right the first time with this easy to follow, step by step guide.

8 Yixing Teapot Features You Should Know About

September 23, 2019 No comments
The city of Yixing isn’t just the average industrial town in China. In fact, it’s known for its purple clay (‘zisha’) teapots, also known as Yixing teapots.

Best Time To Drink Black Tea

September 17, 2019 4 comments

What's the best time to drink black tea for health or for weight loss? And can one drink black tea when pregnant? Find your answers in this article.

Tea Rituals & Customs: The Forgotten Part of Chinese Business Etiquette

September 17, 2019 10 comments

Learn about Chinese tea etiquette and why it's essential for business meetings.

When To Drink Green Tea? What's the Best Time?

September 16, 2019 No comments

Should you drink green tea before or after meals? In the morning or during the evenings? And before or after exercise? Find it!

The Origin of Oolong Tea (or 'Wulong Tea')

August 4, 2019 No comments

Nobody knows for sure where oolong tea is originated from and where it was discovered. In this article, we’ll discuss the 3 competing theories: Anxi theory, Wuyi theory and Beiyuan tribute tea theory.

What is Cold Brew Tea & How To Make It Right Now

July 29, 2019 No comments

What is cold brew tea exactly? And why would you cold brew versus hot brew? Let experienced tea sommeliers teach you how to cold brew your tea the correct way and get the best taste out of your tea bags or loose leaf tea.

7 Best Teas for Cold Brewing + Easy Recipes

July 29, 2019 2 comments

There's no such thing as the best tea for cold brewing. That doesn't mean that all teas are suitable. We've curated 7 teas that will guarantee an amazing result. In this article we'll discuss each of these teas and introduce you easy to make recipes with blending suggestions.

Da Hong Pao Tea Price Explained

July 23, 2019 No comments

Da Hong Pao (Big Red Robe) is a famous oolong tea from Wuyishan, China. What makes the tea so expensive, and are different grades? In this article, we'll discuss what factors determine the price of Da Hong Pao tea.

The Legend of Da Hong Pao Tea

July 13, 2019 4 comments

The story of one of China's most famous oolong tea: Da Hong Pao.

How To Steep Blooming Tea & Enjoy It To The Fullest

July 10, 2019 6 comments

Blooming teas hand-knitted tea balls that unfurl like a beautiful flower when they're steeped. In this article we'll discuss the tea tools you need, and what brewing parameters to use!

Chrysanthemum Tea During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

July 8, 2019 6 comments

Learn everything you need to know regarding drinking Chrysanthemum tea during pregnancy.

Wuyishan Tea Growing Region & 10 Ways It's Unique

July 7, 2019 No comments

Wuyishan, also known as Wuyi Mountain, is a famous tea growing region in China. Learn what makes this region unique!