I was very excited to receive teas to review from the UK-based company Teasup. They sent me three...Read More
Compiled by The Flavor Project & Eric Sensen Through sickness and through health, tea has and...Read More
Sir Thomas Lipton, the creator of Lipton Tea, single-handedly put Ceylon Tea on the global map....Read More
There are an infinite variety of tea bushes found around the world. With the aid of modern science, planters have been looking at harvesting tea from certain types of bush found desirable for their specific needs. Some of these specifics are:
I am reminded of New Years’ 2013: I had resolved to lose fifteen pounds (just 18 to go)! And, I made a list of foods I would give up to achieve that goal: haggis, kimchi, and tripe topped my list.
This is Part 2 of Dananjaya Silva’s post about the history of tea in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Follow the link to read Part 1: Canny Scots.
“The tea fields of Ceylon are as true a monument to courage as the lion is to Waterloo.”
When learning about tea I was sent to Westhall estate in Nawalapitiya to learn the field practices from a very senior planter. He and his wife hosted me at their bungalow – I was their creeper* – for a short period of time.
Oh, yes, it is that time again – the holidays are upon us and, as always, we are looking for something different to prepare and serve – something festive, creative, tasty and easy? Now that I have your attention, you probably...Read More