It's All About Tea — white tea

What You Need to Know About Purchasing a Yixing Teapot

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What You Need to Know About Purchasing a Yixing Teapot
Yixing teaware is renowned for being the perfect teaware when it comes to gongfucha but unfortunately, there is still some myth and confusion surrounding these teapots... (Read more)

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The History of White Tea, Dating Back to the Tang Dynasty

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The History of White Tea, Dating Back to the Tang Dynasty
White teas were rarely available outside of the tea growing regions in Fujian. As loose leaf tea production methods improved, the process for creating white teas expanded beyond the Fujian province.  People who have had the opportunity to try this rare and exquisite tea were eager to have it available outside of the original production region. (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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Caffeine in Tea Vs Coffee

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Caffeine in Tea Vs Coffee
In 1827, tea was discovered to have a caffeine of its own called "theine". It was soon realised that this caffeine and the caffeine found in coffee were identical. Yet, drinkers of tea and coffee experience stark differences in their effects on the body and mind, and questions have surrounded the topic ever since. So, what really influences the disparities between tea and coffee? (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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