Gongfu Cha

With the ever-increasing interest in premium tea these days there has also been an increase of interest in the preparation style called gongfu or gongfu cha. This method of tea preparation has been well established for many centuries in China, where it originated. In recent years gongfu cha has become more popular with tea enthusiasts …

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Putting the Squeeze on Tea Bags

Let’s have a quick show of hands from all of you who use teabags. Don’t be shy. There’s no cause for embarrassment here. The question being addressed is “to squeeze or not to squeeze” — and we’re not talking about oranges. Do you squeeze out every drop of liquid from your teabags? If you answered …

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