Review — Genmaicha Tea

The Subject: Genmaicha Tea from The English Tea Store. Water temperature: 180° F Steeping time: 3 minutes Tea type: Green (Japanese) Scents, flavorings, etc.: Toasted rice kernels Aroma, dry: Planty, grassy green tea aroma with toasty rice overtones Aroma in the cup, plain: Planty, grassy green tea aroma with toasty rice overtones Taste, plain: Planty, …

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Review — Bohemian Raspberry Tea

The Subject: Bohemian Raspberry Green Tea from The English Tea Store. Water temperature: 180° F Steeping time: 3 minutes Tea type: Green Scents, flavorings, etc.: Raspberry Aroma, dry: Strong raspberry with pleasant grassiness Aroma in the cup, plain: Milder raspberry and stronger grassiness Taste, plain: Milder raspberry and stronger grassiness Aroma in the cup, enhanced: …

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Tea & Food & Culture

A recent tea tasting experience made very apparent to me the importance of pairing food and tea, and how those two things tie in with culture. Trying a tea from a different culture could be a shock for your tastebuds. Many tea experts agree that teas are often developed to go with the local cuisine. …

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Tea in the USA

When we think of great tea-producing nations, a few names spring to mind. Among them are China and India, the world's top tea-producing countries, and Japan. While there are other countries that grow tea in more modest quantities, one name that rarely comes to mind when it comes to growing tea is that of the …

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