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It's All About Tea — water temperature

Quality of Water. Quality of Tea

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Quality of Water. Quality of Tea

It's pretty obvious how important water is to the process of brewing tea. After all, the only three absolutely necessary components are a container of some sorts, water, and the tea leaves. But water is usually disregarded as being less diverse than it really is, therefore discredited as a monotonous staple. Taking a closer look at what denotes water quality will hopefully increase every tea drinker's consideration of its importance to the flavor and texture of a cup of tea. (Read more)

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What Exactly Is a Tea Pet and How do We Take Care of Them?

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What Exactly Is a Tea Pet and How do We Take Care of Them?

If you’ve ever participated in a traditional Chinese tea ceremony (gong fu cha), you might’ve noticed a small ceramic creature sitting somewhere atop of the tea tray, slowly slurping up tea alongside the tea master. (Read more)

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Simple Steps for Brewing a Good Cup of Tea

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Simple Steps for Brewing a Good Cup of Tea

It is very easy to spoil perfectly good tea. But the good news is that making good tea is not so hard either. Just follow the basic principles for brewing tea and you’ll be able to enjoy all teas at their fullest potential! (Read more)

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How to Bring Water to the Right Temperature (The Old School Method)

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How to Bring Water to the Right Temperature (The Old School Method)

It’s easy to set the desired temperature of water when you have an electric kettle with temperature presets. But what to do when you are using the good-old-stove to warm up water for your tea? Don’t worry – it’s actually not so hard to tell the water temperature, as long as you can see how the water in your kettle reacts to heat. (Read more)

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