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 […]
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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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Notes on blending Chrysanthemum flowers and Rosebuds with loose leaf tea.
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. […]