“Enhanced” Is More Accurate for Tea Than “Flavored”

The distinction was made some time ago by another writer on this blog between a tea blend and a flavored tea. The former was all tea, that is, leaves from the Camellia Sinensis bush, and the latter was tea with “stuff” added such as fruits, flowers, spices, oils, etc. Now, I am going to push …

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Tea Myths & Facts – LA Times Style

We have written about the myths and legends of tea at this fine site on a number of occasions, including articles located here and here. There are no shortage of said myths, and I'm sure we all have our favorites. One of mine is the one about how tea was discovered when some tea leaves …

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Tea Elegance on a Budget, Part One

Tea parties are so wonderful with delicate sweet bites performing an overture on your taste buds.  While your palate embraces the presence of precious tea liquor slipping through your lips.  The ambiance of conversation with friends and the delight of hearing all those praises for a job well done.  Oh my, doesn’t that sound expensive …

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