Flowering tea, when tea leaves become art

Many of you probably haven’t heard of flowering tea, let alone seen one unfold so I’ve decided to share with you this piece of theatre. I say that because watching a flowering tea take shape is an impressive experience, testament to the wondrous talent of those who have build the little nugget of tea. It’s [...]


Discovering new teas: white and oolong

In the past two posts, we covered the two most popular types of tea in the Western world: black and green. Although you might not be familiar with them, a full introduction to tea would not be complete without covering white and oolong tea. White tea White teas are the most delicate of teas because [...]