Teas of the World: “Tippy” Teas

Tippy is a term that describes a tea which has many golden tips (the newly budding leaf). It usually designates a higher quality of tea, especially as part of the Orange Pekoe grading system. For example, there is TGFOP (Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe) which represents some of the most precious tea in the world. …

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Korean Ginger “Tea” (Tisane)

Featured as one of the five herbal infusions that I would like to explore more, Korean Ginger “Tea” is a deliciously sweet, invigorating ginger brew that I often feel I can’t get enough of. As the quote marks in the title (and its inclusion in my previous article) indicate, it is technically a herbal infusion …

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