Tea in the Lunchroom — A Practical Approach

Want to enjoy tea at work? Many of you will be making it in some type of lunchroom setup. So, how do you handle this tea making? In a word: teabags! Yes, teabags can rescue you from “lunchroom tea” if they are the right teabags. Let’s face it, tea in the workplace lunchroom can be …

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My Yixing Teapots

I love my Yixing teapots. Mind you, I only have a few (seven at last count). These teapots don't come cheap, and I live on a modest budget. Yet for many types of tea, there is simply nothing better than Yixing brewing. The hot, seasoned clay can produces a rich flavor that I've not been …

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Tea Blends vs Tea Flavourings

Or “Why is there a banana in your teacup?” In response to a recent online post soliciting feedback about a new chocolate-peanut butter “tea,” I wrote that I enjoy peanut butter cups with my tea, not in it. I was outnumbered by dozens of commenters who thought it sounded divine. Several included lists of their …

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