Issue 11 on 22 June 2015
The True Face of Dayulin - Part 2 - The Exploration
We were all exhausted from last night's crazy ride, and even though we were exhausted, we were woken by the noise of a loud machine at around 8:00 AM.
Tasting: Tea & Cheese Pairings at The French Cheese Board
Tea and French cheese have quite a bit in common.
Japanese Tea Caddy
My recent tea ware purchase was this Japanese tea caddy. This tea ware is made in Kyoto and such ceramic works are known as Kyo ware.
2015 Last Thoughts and Bitter Things
First steep on boiling water over about 5 grams. And I drank the rinses, or should I say, I skipped the rinse.
Bana Tea’s 2009 Sanhe Hao & 2014 Red Yiwu — TeaDB James InBetweenIsode Episode #34
Comparison of two excellent teas from the same farm in the Yiwu area. Thanks to Carrie for kindly providing the Red Yiwu and Linda Louie of Bana Tea for providing the Sanhe Hao!
Spirals: Part 1
Article by Lindsey Goodwin, Arthurian Mythologist
Gold, Silver, and Pu’er Tea
Enter Pu’er Tea. The only tea that gets better with time!
Does Material of Teapot Affect the Taste?
Yakishime pot can brew better tasting tea
A first class feeling
The second way to make a flight more pleasant for a tea drinker is to enjoy very good tea during the journey!
The 2015 Korean Tea Buy
This is the 2015 Tea Buy. For various unforeseen reasons, it has taken much longer to assemble this buy than anticipated. My apologies.
Sunrise Solstice Tea in the Garden
Today is the summer solstice, the "longest day of the year," thanks to the Western Hemisphere's deepest tilt toward the sun.
Pu’erh Buying Categories. A Few Common Approaches.
In 2007, it was estimated that as much as 95% of the pu’erh purchased was for storage and speculation, and not actual consumption (Zhang, Ancient Caravans).
Learning to (Re)Wrap a Teacake
Learning to wrap a puerh teacake is an easy and useful skill for puerh tea enthusiasts.
BST! - Sencha