Tea Traditions — Australia

The Land Down Under is famous for many things, including the Sydney Opera House, kangaroos, Crocodile Dundee, vegemite, and tea. Yes, tea! Their close association with Britain over the last few centuries makes this hardly surprising. Of course, the fact that tea is the second most popular beverage, after water, on the planet, makes the …

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Other Types of “Tea”

For many of us, tea is a word that can be tossed around rather loosely, in the sense that it can be used to describe a wide variety of leafy plant matter that’s typically prepared by steeping it in hot water. In the strictest sense of the word, however, as any self-respecting nitpicker will be …

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The Artistry of Tea

There's the art of tea and then there's the art that you can make from things that are tea-related, for lack of a better term. As you may have already noticed, there is often a high level of artistry that infuses many of the items that we use to prepare, serve and drink tea and …

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