Piping Hot Tea versus Slightly Cooled — the Debate Rages On

Many tea drinkers insist that tea should be served and enjoyed piping hot while others have adopted the practice of letting the tea cool slightly so that the flavors can be better perceived on the tongue. Which is better? The debate in the world of tea drinkers rages on (in a friendly way). One favorite …

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Yixing – The One and Only or Just Another Teapot?

Imagine you just recently entered the world of tea, you have already managed to collect quite an assortment of black, green, Oolong, and even white, and yellow teas, you have only started digging a little deeper into the old Chinese tea tradition, and now, you’ve learnt that what you need to prepare your tea the …

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