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October 13, 2010

  • Spotlight on Green Tea

    If you’ve been following the flood of reports in the media over the course of the last decade or so you could be forgiven for thinking that green tea is the only type of tea. Never mind that there are five others – black, oolong, white, yellow and puerh. Though all of these types of… Continue reading

  • Review — Tie Kuan Yin Iron Goddess Oolong Tea

    The Subject: Tie Kuan Yin Iron Goddess Oolong from The English Tea Store. Water temperature: 165-190° F Steeping time: 1-3 minutes Tea type: Oolong Scents, flavorings added: N/A Aroma, dry tea leaves: Fresh, planty, but also fruity sweetness Aroma in the cup, plain: Grassy, fruity, slightly smoky Taste, plain: Grassy, fruity, slightly smoky Aroma in… Continue reading

  • Tea Moments — The Scrabble Game

    A pot of hot tea, some treats so yummy, a loving hubby, and tea time with me! That means it’s time to break out the Scrabble® game. If you’ve ever played Scrabble, you know that part of your strategy is using words that are not well known or not all at known to your opponent.… Continue reading

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