six glasses of iced tea

Iced Tea

Taking the Dirt Out of Matcha

Taking the Dirt Out of Matcha

If there’s one thing the Japanese are, it’s traditional. Almost everything in Japan seems to have a specific way in which it’s done and it’s all steeped in history. One way to dress in Kimono, one way to take a bath, one way to cook rice, and one way to make matcha....

How to Make Iced Tea, Fast!

How to Make Iced Tea, Fast!

Return to T Ching Classics: Iced Tea IT’S STILL SUMMER TIME. My summer heat survival strategy? A fridge full of iced tea, of all kinds, ready to drink. The great thing about tea is that it counts as water, so you can stay cool and hydrated while sipping on something...

Cold Brewed Tea is Splendid!

Cold Brewed Tea is Splendid!

Iced tea counts for some 80% of the tea consumed in the United States! The first references to iced tea go back to the early 1800’s. If you read further, you will learn that iced tea was a commercial success at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. At the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, a think-out-of-the-cup entrepreneur had no trade at his stand