What Is Tea Scum?

Tea scum can be the bane of a steady tea drinkerโ€™s experience. And there appear to be two different kinds. One is from the tea itself and the other is from the milk that many of us add to our black teas to have that British experience. Time to find out how these come about. …

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April in Tea History

As I research assorted and sundry articles dealing with various aspects of tea history, Iโ€™ve run across a number of important historical events that have taken place in the month of April (or more specifically on the 1st). Here are a few of them: April 1, 2813 BC Chinese emperor Shung Mung discovers tea and …

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