It's All About Tea — oolong tea

Describing Yan Yun: The Elegance Of Wuyi Rock Tea

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Describing Yan Yun: The Elegance Of Wuyi Rock Tea
Similarly with Cha Qi, as many gongfu-ers that exist, the many definitions of Yan Yun you may hear.

In Chinese Yan means rock, which is also where the name Yan Cha comes from — Rock Tea.

Yun, on the other hand, is much more abstract and is more of a feeling, or a knowing, than it is anything of the physical realm. (Read more)

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What is Rock Tea?

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What is Rock Tea?

Rock tea, also known as Yancha (yan meaning rock, cha meaning tea), are oolong teas that come from the Wuyi Mountains in Fujian Province, China.

Tea from this region is the most expensive in the world, with Da Hong Pao topping world records for some of the most expensive tea ever sold. (Read more)

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What There is to Know About Oolong Tea

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What There is to Know About Oolong Tea

Oolong (meaning Black Dragon), also known as Qingcha (Dark Green Tea), is a slightly oxidized tea that has a taste and aroma which sits somewhere between green tea and black tea

Although now the areas which are most famous for producing Oolong tea are Fujian, Guangdong, and Taiwan, the tea originally started its journey in Fujian, over 1000 years ago during the Song Dynasty (960 - 1279). (Read more)

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Milk Oolong, No Cows Involved

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Milk Oolong, No Cows Involved
Don’t worry. We assure you there were no cows employed for the production of this rich Taiwanese specialty. Although its true, after first smelling the rich, buttery scent of Jin Xuan Oolong it will be difficult not to fall in love with it. Smelling a quality Milk Oolong is reminiscent of the happiness one gets from smelling freshly baked cookies... (Read more)

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The Pairing of Tea with Food

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The Pairing of Tea with Food
As the times roll, more and more are becoming curious around how to assimilate tea into food culture; and it is indeed slowly turning into a regularized practice. Not only are teas fairly cheap and versatile, they can be served at different temperatures and intensities. That being said, here we'll have a broad look at how to think about pairing the 5 major tea groups with food, and the reasons behind it. (Read more)

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