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Tea on the roller coaster

Life is made of ups and downs. Let's enjoy the ride and find out how to make every moment count! It's when we push the limits that the experience becomes really memorable.I'll always remember the moment when I was driving a busy boss on the German Autobahn (Highway) in his Mercedes Benz S320 some 20 years ago. Show More Summary

What would Jesus, Moses, Allah, and Buddha say?

7 hours agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

As we find ourselves in the throes of the holiday season, it’s easy also to find ourselves rushed and stressed out. I was at the post office this week and had to wait 30 minutes in line for my turn. Continue reading ? The post What would Jesus, Moses, Allah, and Buddha say? appeared first on T Ching.

That's the Essence That You're Smelling

Friends, Romans, Homeboys.  Lend me your ears. 2014 EoT GFZ I have, it must be said, fallen a little behind with my writing here.  You know that I love you (long time), Gentle Reader, and you know that I would never abandon you without...Show More Summary

Matcha: The Way of Tea

From DoMatcha: A travel style mini-documentary that uncovers the history, production and future of matcha tea. This spectacular journey takes you from amazing organic mountain tea fields, stunning forestscapes, and the natural spring fed wells of Kagoshima, to the bustling tea shop filled streets of ancient Uji City, Kyoto. The Breville One-Touch Tea Maker

Family, friendship, feast

yesterdayFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Thanksgiving is a holiday unique to the United States: it falls in the middle of the work week and ties most of its tradition to the meal served to an extended gathering of family and friends. In the contiguous 48 states, Thanksgiving still Continue reading ? The post Family, friendship, feast appeared first on T Ching.

Natural tea farming

2 days agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

We are about an hour out of crazy-hectic central Taipei, Taiwan’s super-modern capital of 8+million. It couldn’t seem further. This is truly lush, thick Nature. We drive up a steep and winding road through ever-smaller villages and into ever-thickening forest Continue reading ? The post Natural tea farming appeared first on T Ching.

Chinese, VII

goodbye, old friend - for looking after me, I thank my hotel room

how to choose the perfect matcha

3 days agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

For those new to matcha, it can be a challenge to understand the different varieties of matcha and determine which one is right for you. We hope to help you with this guide Continue reading ? The post how to choose the perfect matcha appeared first on T Ching.

La forêt aux couleurs de jade

Le climat subtropical du nord de Taiwan donne à ses forêts des teintes vertes profondes tout au long de l'année. Sa végétation luxuriante composée, entre autres, de barrières de bambous, de fougères géantes et d'arbres à lianes la rend impénétrable. Show More Summary

Hot pot by any other name

4 days agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Hopefully the set theory symbols are correctly specified below... Continue reading ? The post Hot pot by any other name appeared first on T Ching.

Slow Motion Tea Time With Alan Rickman

Our most popular video post here at Tea Guy Speaks, and one that we feature from time to time, is a clip of actor Alan Rickman taking his time over a cup of tea and then doing some actorish type grimaces and gestures and whatnot. If he seems to be moving slowly do not adjust your dials. Show More Summary

How to Cold Brew Iced Tea

Depending on where you hang your hat it might be a little late in the year to be thinking about iced tea. But here's Arbor Teas' guide to cold brewing anyway. The Breville One-Touch Tea Maker

on drinking tea alone: reprise

last weekFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

“In my own hands I hold a bowl of tea; Continue reading ? The post on drinking tea alone: reprise appeared first on T Ching.

An Interview

Today, we interview the proprietor of white2tea.  While the actual proprietor could not be with us for what follows, the part of twodog will be played by selected lyrics from the classic hip-hop album, Liquid Swords, by the GZA. -- Thank you very much for talking with us today, Mr. Show More Summary

A Japanese tea ceremony (Omotesenke school)

Where do you suppose did this ceremony happen? In Taiwan or in Japan? Both answers would be wrong. This private tea room is located in New York City, USA! Mr. Yasuo Koike and his wife invited Teaparker and me to their apartment in order to let us experience their (Japanese) way of preparing tea. Show More Summary

tea is king but water quality is GOD

last weekFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Tea is the worlds second most consumed beverage, behind water. To make a cup of tea, however, one needs water. Recently I met up with a good friend who is also a customer of PMD. We sat down at his house and he brewed up a cup of our Silver Tips. Continue reading ? The post tea is king but water quality is GOD appeared first on T Ching.

Spring 1999 Hung Shui Oolong from Yong Lung (Dong Ding)

This 15 years old Dong Ding Oolong is made from qingxin Oolong cultivar leaves. It's a Hung Shui Oolong that hasn't been roasted frequently, but that was left to age by itself. I'm using a gaiwan to test it. The appearance of the leaves is interesting, especially when compared to a Hung Shui Oolong from this spring from the location: 1999 vs. Show More Summary

High Mountain Shan Lin Xi Oolong giveaway

Thanks to your incredible response, the free Dong Pian Oolongs have all been shipped out today! So, as we start approaching Thanksgiving, I wish to continue to show you my appreciation for your support with another giveaway! This time, have selected my Spring 2013 Qingxin Oolong from Shan Lin Xi (Yang Keng, 1200 m). Show More Summary

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