Super-heated Water and Tea Flavor

The problem with boiling water for tea in a microwave, something that many tea aficionados abhor, is mainly the problem of “super heating.” But what is this and does it impact the flavor of the tea steeped using it? According to an episode of “Good Eats,” which hubby and I used to watch a lot, …

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Why I’ve Become Impatient with (Some) Tea

The last time I checked there were only 24 hours in an average day. As you may know. While I might have been willing to spend a few more of those hours on so-so tea at some time in the distant past, I'm not often in the mood for it much anymore. For my own …

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Review of Earl Grey Green Tea from The English Tea Store

Type of tea: Green Loose or bagged: Loose Recommended steep time: 3 minutes Another of the teas I wanted to explore more, Earl Grey Green tea from The English Tea Store was something that I approached with slight trepidation; the bergamot flavouring of Earl Grey is something that I associate so strongly with black tea …

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