Chinese Tea Guide
Sun-dried black tea, also known as 'shai hong' is made based on a different processing method than mainstream black teas.
Tea, the second most consumed beverage after water. Today, tea is grown in many countries over the world and consumed in different ways. But most people don't know where tea originates from.
Eczema refers to a group of skin conditions in which the skin becomes irritated or inflamed. Learn how tea can help!
Back in the days, we didn't have the luxury of using an electric water cooker. It's therefore not strange that such tools aren't part of traditional Chinese tea ceremony as performed in the past. Instead of electric water cookers, water was heated in a kettle on a charcoal stove. Such way of heating water is part of a Chaozhou style tea ceremony originated from the Song Dynasty (960-1127)
Gongfu tea is a traditional way of preparing tea, characterised by multiple infusions of the same tea in a small teapot. This way of brewing is originated from Chaozhou during the Song Dynasty, which is why it’s also often referred to as ‘Chaozhou Gongfu Cha’.
Traditionally, Chinese New Year has been the most important holiday in China. Because this break is also the longest, it's a good opportunity for Chinese people to visit their home town. As many work in other cities, it's often the only chance to meet up with family and friends this holiday, also known as the 'Spring Break'.
High blood pressure place a 15% role in all deaths in the United States. 28% of the Americans have high blood pressure but don’t know about it. Given these figures, we’re talking here about a pretty significant topic. Some say that lowering blood pressure is as easy as one, two, TEA! Is this true? Our team have looked into the results of influential scientific articles.
Ti Kuan Yin is one of those oolongs that are tightly rolled. Because of this, a small amount will produce a lot of tea. See the video in this post.
Today we’re evaluating our Silver Needle! Learn about how we steep this white tea as well as evaluate its flavour and aroma. We'll end this with a discussion on the caffeine level and health benefits.
Smoking tea? You might wonder who comes up with such a crazy idea? Whatever you think, smoking tea has become quite a phenomena.
Drying is one of the oldest methods of preserving food and it’s part of different tea processing methods for thousands of years. However, when humidity comes in contact with dried food or tea, it starts to decay. Learn how glass jars can be the solution.
Everything you need to know about the 'cooling property' of specific teas.
Learn about the history of tea gifts in China and why it's still so popular today.