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Green Tea Chicken Recipe

Green Tea Chicken Recipe

Tea-scented chicken (茶香鸡) is a traditional dish from Hangzhou cuisine. Tender chicken is cooked with assorted spices, yet the flavour is not too strong, but rather refreshing and well-balanced because of the unique ingredient: Hangzhou’s very own Dragon Well green tea (Longjing). It’s a dish that […]

Pu Erh Tea Blends: 8 Ways to Spice up your Pu erh Tea

Pu Erh Tea Blends: 8 Ways to Spice up your Pu erh Tea

Although pu erh tea has a history of more than one thousand years, it is by no means too old to adapt. When you drink Pu erh, we can in fact add different ingredients to spice it up. Here is a list of 8 great pairings for you […]

Chinese Cooling Tea Recipes!

Chinese Cooling Tea Recipes!

If you are drinking some kind of cooling tea in China, most likely you will hear people ask you questions involving this term “Shang Huo”. Literally means “rising fire”, in Chinese Traditional Medicine, Shang Huo refers to “suffering from excessive internal heat” caused by the […]

How to Make Orange Peel Tea? Recipes, Food Pairings & Health Benefits

How to Make Orange Peel Tea? Recipes, Food Pairings & Health Benefits

Who wouldn’t want to have an orange for a healthy snack? Oranges are known to have plenty of health benefits together with their juicy, delicious taste. Usually, people eat the flesh of this fruit and just throw the peels away. To save these peels and […]

Hawthorn Berry and Rose Bud Herbal Tea Blend: Recipe and Benefits

Hawthorn Berry and Rose Bud Herbal Tea Blend: Recipe and Benefits

Hawthorn tea has been used for many centuries as a heart tonic in Europe. While in China, hawthorn berries has always been used for indigestion and calming the nerves. Rose bud has been widely used worldwide for centuries for its therapeutic power – now we […]

Tea Recipe: Jasmine Tea Chicken Soup

Tea Recipe: Jasmine Tea Chicken Soup

Chicken soup is boring, but not when you give it a twist with Jasmine tea. Here’s what’s required: 2 red onions 3 medium carrots ( sliced into 1 cm pieces ) 50g fresh ginger 1 fennel bulb ( finely chopped) 3 tbsp olive oil 1 […]

Recipes: Enjoy Tea with Osmanthus Taste

Recipes: Enjoy Tea with Osmanthus Taste

Sweet osmanthus, also known as Osmanthus Fragrans, is a Chinese flower that’s often used in the Chinese kitchen to prepare desserts. The flowers are super fragrant and release a buttery sweet apricot scent. In this post we’re going to introduce you some classic blends with osmanthus […]

Iced Green Tea Recipe

Iced Green Tea Recipe

If you are looking for something that’s cold and refreshing, but not an unhealthy coke. You should try out this easy to make minty iced green tea recipe. Ingredients for Iced Green Tea Recipe Fresh mint leaves 1 table spoon of Loose Green Tea Leaves Fresh […]

7 Green Tea Matcha Recipe Videos That You Will Love

7 Green Tea Matcha Recipe Videos That You Will Love

If you don’t know what Matcha is than you are definitely missing out. Basically it’s a powder made from green tea and it’s a very versatile ingredients for drinks and desserts. Though the powdering processing method comes from China, traditionally matcha it’s made in Japan […]

Honeysuckle Iced Tea Recipe

Honeysuckle Iced Tea Recipe

With the health benefits of honeysuckle tea in the international spotlight, we would like the share a wonderful recipe. The cool thing about this recipe is that fresh flowers are used, while in China this herbal tea is made after the honeysuckle flowers are dried. […]