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Dilmah Christmas Greeting 2013

Tea of the People - Bringing positive change to people and our planet

Happy Holiday – a T Ching toast!

18 hours agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

May your tea be planted, propagated, plucked, and processed with love for the Earth and all her creatures. May the water for your brew remember its time among the airy clouds, falling as fresh rain, and rushing down a mountain as a merry babbling brook. Continue reading ? The post Happy Holiday – a T Ching toast! appeared first on T Ching.

Barry's Tea Christmas Commercial - Santa's Tea

Here's another one that was first spotted at Tea of the People - A new kind of tea company

December gongfu brewing tips

yesterdayFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

One of the best Gongfu tips we can give you is to stay open-minded and humble. Always revisit old experiments. Sometimes you may not have noticed anything in the first try, but the results will stand out clear as day the second or even third time you try. Continue reading ? The post December gongfu brewing tips appeared first on T Ching.

Pretty Lady

pretty lady watches the garden rain and I her

L'esprit de Noël

Voici le Chaxi d'une amie Taiwanaise aux couleurs de Noël. Ces sapins ne sont pas cousus sur le Chabu noir, mais sont simplement posés et peuvent être arrangés différemment à chaque fois. Cette année, la météo grise et froide de Taipei correspond parfaitement au temps que j'attends d'un Noël traditionnel (à l'européenne). Show More Summary

Adding spice to our lives

2 days agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Chai Iced Tea, Chai Latte, Chai, Chai. The name seems to be in every coffee or tea shop these days. The word Chai is a Hindi word that means funnily enough means tea. The cup of tea with spices that we have come to love and know, is the way many millions of Indians enjoy their cup of tea. Continue reading ? The post Adding spice to our lives appeared first on T Ching.

Dilmah Christmas Greeting 2011

First observed at the site. The Breville One-Touch Tea Maker

K2K:Kolkata to Kunming

3 days agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

On 25th November 2014, I attended the 10th edition of K2K Forum - Kolkata to Kunming - took place in Kunming, in the Yunnan province of China. The twin sister cities host the forum alternately, and this was the fourth time for me since 2010. Continue reading ? The post K2K:Kolkata to Kunming appeared first on T Ching.

The Book of Tea, by Kakuzo Okakura

The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura The increased interest in tea in recent years has resulted in many great books on the subject, with many more sure to follow. After all, tea is a vast topic and hardly one that can be dispensed with in the space of a few volumes. Show More Summary

teaBOT - Robotic Tea Maker

We're always up for a new tea gadget and so here's the teaBOT, which its makers describe as a gadget that makes "personalized loose-leaf tea through robotics." Cuisinart TEA-100 PerfecTemp Programmable Tea Steeper

What IS NOT tea?

6 days agoFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

What about all these other "teas"? Confusion about what is a true tea comes from the indiscriminate use of the word "tea." It seems that any beverage made from hot water and a plant ends up with the appellation "tea." People say they like mint tea, rooibos tea, yerba mate tea, and others Continue reading ? The post What IS NOT tea? appeared first on T Ching.

Testing Oolong like an electronic piano

A musician friend gave me a very simple advice to select a good electronic piano (for my children) a few years ago: play the highest and the lowest note on the piano. These 2 notes are the most difficult to get right and natural since they are the most extreme ones. Show More Summary

Tea/vanilla/lobster, a trio of deliciousness

last weekFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

When this festive time of year rolls around, it’s time to pull out all the stops to create a symphony of tastes on the plate. Look no further: here is the winning combination-- fragrant vanilla bean and luxurious lobster united by good black tea Continue reading ? The post Tea/vanilla/lobster, a trio of deliciousness appeared first on T Ching.

How oolong got its name

last weekFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

The old man sipped his tea. He had never grown weary of that flavor. His father had picked Oolong tea, as had his father’s father and grandfather. And his young grandsons would also one day pick tea just like his daughter did now. It all made sense in a Continue reading ? The post How oolong got its name appeared first on T Ching.

Chinese, X

swing low sweet chariot, coming forth o carry me home home from China I can smell grass cuttings and blue sky

tea in a coffee world

last weekFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

For me, the Thanksgiving holiday included an incredible day of driving along the Coast Highway in Southern California from Oceanside and down through the little towns that hug the Pacific Ocean at some of its' most beautiful coastline like Carlsbad, Cardiff, Leucadia, Encinitas, Solana Beach, Del Mar and La Jolla. Show More Summary

Gifts for the tea-o-phile

last weekFood & Drink / Tea : T Ching

Giving gifts can be wonderful for both the recipient and the giver. Think about some of the cherished gifts you have received... isn’t it delightful how a thoughtful gift brings to mind the one who gave it? On the other hand, when you think of silly – or thoughtless – gifts Continue reading ? The post Gifts for the tea-o-phile appeared first on T Ching.

Çaykur Tea Commercial (Turkey)

Cuisinart TEA-100 PerfecTemp Programmable Tea Steeper

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