Tea at the Kristkindlmarkt

A cup of tea can be a hand-warmer, especially when you are out on a cold winter day in Germany shopping for gifts at a Kristkindlmarkt. Sure, there are open fires where chestnuts are roasting and filling the air with their wonderful scent, but sooner or later you will need to drift away to a …

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Tea Cookbooks Revisited

Drink tea. Sure. Eat tea? Why not? As we pointed out in an article in these pages not so long ago, tea is not just for drinking. It can also be used as an ingredient in a wide assortment of recipes, including sweet and savory dishes. If you're looking for more information about this subject, …

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Tea Experiment — “Mocha” Pu-erh

Trying some Young Pu-erh awhile back and then looking into various chocolate teas gave me an idea: chocolate pu-erh. Actually, considering the caffeine content which is close to a cuppa coffee, the beverage hubby and I concocted (after a bit of experimenting) is better called “mocha” pu-erh. There is a chocolate pu-erh or two on …

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