Teas of Korea
With a fascinating history and delicious teas, Korea is one of the countries of origin about which, we at T Ching are just beginning to explore. We’re happyu to share these articvles with you.
Lisa Dong’s Korean Tea and Seon Journey
The main purpose of my trip to Korea this time was to study Korean tea and Korean Seon. The only worry was that I would miss my Korean tea friends.
Comparing Chinese Tea Art Ceremony, Korean Tea Ceremony, and Japanese Chado Tea Ceremony
When most practitioners think about tea culture, they think about the word “Cha Dao (茶道).” More specifically, when they think about tea culture pertaining to particular countries, they think of Chinese “tea art,” the…
Bingsu – Korean Shaved Ice
The dessert I have savored most often, since having written the 2009 post Ujikintoki – a Fabulous Japanese Dessert, is shaved ice. I could count the number of times I had Baskin-Robbins Nutty Coconut Ice Cream and the number of times I had Cheesecake Factory’s White...
Mission Impossible: Reviewing Teas from North Korea: Part Two
We're delighted to provide Part 2 of our tea review from North Korea: Black tea review The tea looks and smells like a slightly darkened longjing; obvious enough, they've just modified the processing style for that green tea. The dry tea leaf scent is straight...
Mission Impossible: Reviewing Teas from North Korea
I can't believe I got to try these teas. It started last year when a Tea for Me blog post listed which countries produce tea, compiled from a number of sources. Having recently visited South Korea--which was on the list--I wondered if North Korea might not also grow...
My Korean Chado teacher
Ms. Kim Miza is my Korean Chado teacher. She is 72 years old but still very energetic, working every day. Before becoming a Chado teacher, Ms. Kim was a painter.