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It Happened to me: A Puerh Drinker’s Worst Nightmare!!!

Warning the following content is graphic to drinkers of raw aged sheng puerh… It happened to me and (this is your warning), it can happen to you… I just happen to drink through a few cakes of approximately 10 years aged puerh, no big deal. Show More Summary

Verticalité - New York

New York, c'est la ville aux gratte-ciels imposants et concentrés sur quelques quartiers. Ils donnent un air majestueux et élégant à la ville américaine.Ce n'est pas une ville à thé. Le matin, la plupart des citadins marchent un café à la main. Show More Summary

Blast from the Past: Tea at Work

yesterdayFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

This article was originally posted to T Ching in April of 2013. After six months of freelancing at home, I recently returned to work at an office. During my time at home, not only was I spoiled by having my own pantry and refrigerator close at hand, but my entire … Continue reading ? The post Blast from the Past: Tea at Work appeared first on T Ching.

Interview with William Osmont of Farmerleaf, Part Two

2 days agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

This is the second half of an interview article with William Osmont of Farmerleaf, with more on Yunnan and pu’er related tea production. Read part one here. What tea aspects indicate that a pu’er will age well, or what types of teasShow More Summary

5 Reasons Green Tea Is Good for Your Oral Health

3 days agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Green tea is already known for its multiple health benefits. It’s brimming with antioxidants, making it one of the magic potions for reducing the risk of certain types of cancer. Catechins, particular antioxidants contained in this plant,...Show More Summary

Hanging In My Office At Work

It seems appropriate considering odds are that the tea in my cup comes from one of these "12 Famous Tea Mountains of Xishuangbanna"!Although the puerh tea featured in the past on this blog doesn't really represent the actual puerh I'm...Show More Summary

Something’s brewing but don’t know what it is

4 days agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

It’s fun every now and then to test one’s taste perceptions and challenge one’s ability to appreciate the subtle differences between teas from one region. Lately I have been doing just that by brewing cups of Assams from different gardens...Show More Summary

Illustrated Review: While My Moonlight White Gently Steeps

5 days agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Inspiration can be found everywhere, music can be very inspiring. I experienced a musically inspired moment while preparing a Moonlight White Pu’erh Tea and listening to a Beatles song written by George Harrison, While My Guitar Gently Weeps, and coincidentally the song is from the White Album. Show More Summary

The "NEW" MattCha's Blog Is A Puerh Blog!!! Ok?

Well my favourite tea is raw puerh cha of course!It has always been (since well before the start of this blog at least). All my tea friends and all the tea people I have ever been close to enjoy raw puerh much more than any other kind of tea. Show More Summary

Blast from the past: we all love tea, we may just see it differently

last weekFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

If we’re here as contributors, readers or both, it’s most likely because we are fans of tea.   Chef Wemischner loves to be creative with tea in recipes. Ifang Hsieh enjoys traveling and finding new tea experiences.  Michelle Rabin appreciates the health and relaxation benefits of tea. Show More Summary

Interview with William Osmont of Farmerleaf, Part One

last weekFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Related to writing a tea blog and helping run a Facebook tea group I talk to lots of interesting people about the subject, recently William Osmont of Farmerleaf.  I’ve reviewed some very nice teas from them, different Yunnan Dian Hong...Show More Summary

Would you microwave your tea?

last weekFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

The internet has been lighting up over an article about one scientist’s claim that microwaving your tea was the best way to make tea. …Excuse me, what? Yes, indeed. Food scientist Quan Vuong, PhD says that microwaving your tea instead...Show More Summary

Tea 101: Which Tea Should I Drink?

last weekFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

By Paula Geerligs The wonderful world of tea can be a daunting place for a newcomer, yet it needn’t be. When people ask me for tea advice, I always ask this first question: Caffeinated or non-caffeinated? All forms of true tea, that is, the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant … Continue reading ? The post Tea 101: Which Tea Should I Drink? appeared first on T Ching.

Store Opened!

last weekFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

At one Southern California shopping center, Peet’s Coffee’s huge floor-to-ceiling “Open Soon” banner hung on the wall for almost two years, during which the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf renovated and moved its kiosk to a better location, and Starbucks opened inside a furniture store. Show More Summary

A spring trip to the USA

In a few hours, I'll take the plane to the USA to participate in the Tea Institute at Penn State's 2017 Chinese Porcelain Exhibition. It will take place from April 20 to 23.And on Tuesday April 25th, from 2PM to 5:30PM, I will conduct a tea excellence workshop in Brooklyn. Show More Summary

Easter rituals and TEA……..? Why not?

2 weeks agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Today we are increasingly aware of the melting pot that is the United States of America. The upcoming holiday of Easter is Christianity’s most important and celebrated event symbolizing the resurrection of Jesus Christ. As I am a non-Christian,...Show More Summary

MattCha's Blog's Many Accomplishments... Horay!

The Old MattCha's Blog was started at a time with very little English knowledge about:1- Korean tea history and written classics2- the various types of Korean teas and their production3- where to purchase Korean teas4- Korean teawearEnglish...Show More Summary

Artisanal home grown tea – made in the U.S.A.

2 weeks agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

I was pleasantly surprised to hear about the success of American-grown tea in recent years. According to World Tea News, there are now 60 tea farms that are operating in 15 states. It’s only during the last 15 years that this has occurred. Show More Summary

The Healthy Happy Hibiscus

2 weeks agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

How can you resist something that steeps up to be so beautiful in colour?! However, Hibiscus is not just pretty – it’s pretty darn good for you, too! I think we all know there are exaggerated and inaccurate facts all over the Internet – perhaps those are “alternative facts,” too. … Continue reading ? The post The Healthy Happy Hibiscus appeared first on T Ching.

Pu-erh Tea: A Smile As Sweet As Spring

2 weeks agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

There are so many reasons one would want to have healthy teeth and gums. Either for that shiny stunning smile, being able to munch all the tasty and nutritious food, avoiding painful toothaches and many other oral health related conditions. Show More Summary

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