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What is Duck Shit Tea (Ya Shi Xiang)? A Dancong Oolong Tea

What is Duck Shit Tea (Ya Shi Xiang)? A Dancong Oolong Tea

If there was a competition for weird tea names, “Ya Shi Xiang” or “Ya Shi” (literally means “duck shit fragrance” or “duck shit”) would probably rank at least in the top three. You must be curious when you hear this name: Does it look like […]

Why You Fairness Pitchers (Gong Dao Bei) for Drinking Tea

Why You Fairness Pitchers (Gong Dao Bei) for Drinking Tea

If you’ve ever seen or experienced a real Chinese tea ceremony, you probably noticed that the tea artist first pours the tea from the teapot into a pitcher. Such a pitcher is known as a “gong dao bei”, which literally means ‘fair cup’. In the West, […]

Tea Related Names for Cats, Dogs & Other Pets

Tea Related Names for Cats, Dogs & Other Pets

You might wonder how we came up with such a weird topic. The truth is, we didn’t come up with this idea at all. See for example this Reddit post or this Yahoo Answers page, and you can see that tea names for cats and […]

Green Tea And Coconut Oil?

Green Tea And Coconut Oil?

You’ve probably heard about it. People putting spoons of coconut oil in their tea, saying that it will help health and help them lose weight. But is Green tea with coconut oil really worth the hype? Green Tea and Coconut Oil for Weight Loss? Nutritional […]

Smoked Chicken Salad with Black Tea Dressing Recipe

Smoked Chicken Salad with Black Tea Dressing Recipe

Black tea is not only a popular beverage, but it can at the same time be used to make excellent salad dressings! For this smoked chicken salad you need the following ingredients: 225 gram smoked chicken 115 grams of raisins 2 small pears 100 gram […]

Herbal Tea Ice Cubes (T-Cubes)

Herbal Tea Ice Cubes (T-Cubes)

Have some summer fun by freezing beautiful herbs and flowers in ice cubes (a.k.a. T-Cubes)! Great to cool your drinks and add some additional flavor and aroma to it. Try it out ourself! We can highly recommend the following herbs: Pink Rose flowers Chinese Chrysanthemum tea […]

3 Ways To Brew Loose Leaf Green Tea in a Glass

3 Ways To Brew Loose Leaf Green Tea in a Glass

Steeping a cup of green tea can be done in many different ways. Sometimes you want to take out your full tea ceremony set and perform a ritual, while there are also moments that you just want to steep casually using a straight glass. Traditionally, […]

How To Date Your Customer To Grow A Tea Business

How To Date Your Customer To Grow A Tea Business

With today’s technology it’s not that difficult to gain visitors to your tea business, whether it’s online shop or a physical store. It’s easy to spend money on ads using Google, participate on social media or offer great coupon deals on sites such as Groupon. […]

DIY Infographic: Pu Erh Tea Aged In Pomelo Citrus Fruit

DIY Infographic: Pu Erh Tea Aged In Pomelo Citrus Fruit

Learn how to let pu erh tea age in the skin of a pomelo and do it yourself! See the infographic below: