Tag Archives: tea

Stations along my tea journey

I began drinking tea at some indefinable moment in my youth. Iced tea (unsweetened) was a staple beverage in our household, quite often made as “sun tea” in the warmer months by putting a 2 or 3 gallon glass jar … Continue reading

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Book Review: Puer Tea

Puer Tea Zhang, Jinghong University of Washington Press, 2013 I had heard about and occasionally tasted puer tea (also pu-erh), but I was interested in learning more about it, particularly after having had a very good one while recently in … Continue reading

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Book Review: The China Tea Book

The China Tea Book Jialin, Luo Earthaware Editions, 2012 While in Shanghai I found myself in an international bookstore browsing the selection of books on tea in either of the languages I can read.  I found several, but none of … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

Not so much a clear cut food today, more  a way of making a beverage. Tea in a Lock & Lock tea bottle… Start with a good pinch of tea leaves Fill with water and replace the strainer and lid … Continue reading

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Through the Camera: Multicropping in a tea garden

Multiple crops being grown between the rows of tea bushes in a tea garden near Longjin village.  

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Random Food of the Day

Longjin tea (aka Dragon Well) at a growers’s co-op shop in Longjin village

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Random Food of the Day

Green Tea flavored KitKat.

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