Can You Blend CTC and Orthodox Teas?

Having a bit of this tea and a bit of that tea in your tea pantry or cupboard is frustrating enough. You don’t have a sufficient amount of that Ceylon black or Keemun or Kenyan to steep a full pot. You do have a nice batch of CTC Assam around, though, and you know that …

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Monthly Tea Gadget and Offbeat News Report IV

While most of these reports seem to focus more on the gadget side of things, I'd like to start off this month with one of the wackier bits of offbeat tea-related news I've heard for a while. Consider this headline from a recent edition of The Japan Times - Viagra-green Tea Cocktail Combats Cancer. No, …

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