Tea Kettle Philosophy — Judging by Appearance

These days the politically correct thing to do is to avoid judging things and people by their appearance. But in tea, judging by appearance can be a very good thing. This thought comes to mind as once again I set the kettle on to boil. A time when the old brain starts cranking. Once upon …

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The aleph-beit-gimels* of Kosher Tea

* These are the first three letters of the Hebrew alphabet, equivalent to our ABCs. Over the past few years, and partially in response to customer demand, more and more tea sellers have been seeking out and qualifying for certifications for their teas, including kosher. The laws governing kosher foods are based on the health and …

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