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On a business trip recently, I went with my colleagues to a fantastic little coffee shop in Silicon Valley called Chromatic Coffee. My colleagues were very excited about the way they grind, brew, and pour the coffee. It turns out there is a lot more to coffee than I ever knew. For … Continue reading
After making arrangements to go to an Asian supermarket with my mother, I thought I would check my tea cupboard to see if there was anything that needed to be replaced. After clambering onto the counter in order to reach into the back, imagine my surprise and chagrin when I … Continue reading
Ureshino City, Japan Ureshino is the home of the oldest tea tree in Japan — planted 400 years ago — as well as the newest Japanese Tea Culture Museum just completed in 2018. The tea garden at the museum welcomed a group of tea enthusiasts on a World Tea Tour … Continue reading
Freelance contribution by: Lucy Wyndham It is not uncommon for people to make use of tea to improve health and lifestyles. So it’s welcome news for sporty tea drinkers that a tea brand has won two Great Taste awards and is slowly being preferred over sports drinks. So this begs a very good … Continue reading
Inspired by Jaelithe’s post about the adventure of buying her first tea plant (yes, the true tea: Camellia sinensis), I decided to share my own 9-year-old Camellia sinensis plant, my current harvest, and the tea I produced from my one little bush. I live in the Sierra Foothills at 2500 … Continue reading