Can You Brew Tea Like You Brew Coffee?

The Tea-Cha company, headed by Ian Bersten, has proposed a revolution in tea preparation: brew it like you would brew coffee. Is that really possible? Ever being the one to like to test things out and run little mini-experiments, I looked forward to receiving the newest model of Bersten’s brew filter and giving it a …

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Trying the Tea-Cha Pet

We all know that the only way to make a good cup of tea is to steep orthodox loose-leaf teas for two to seven or more minutes. And that tiny particles of tea are the nasty stuff that fills cheap teabags, not for making real tea. Well, a little device called Tea-Cha’s Pet challenges these …

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Ian Bersten Proposes Tea, the 21st Century, and Beyond — Part 3

Part 1 talked about Bersten’s book to bring us tea drinkers into a more modern approach. Part 2 let you know who this dedicated tea inventor was. Now, we need to take a quick look at the tea company he founded in 2008. About Bersten’s Company Their site is Tea-cha.com (“cha” means tea, so it’s …

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Ian Bersten Proposes Tea, the 21st Century, and Beyond — Part 2

Part 1 was about a short e-book by Ian Bersten that was written with the intent of lifting tea drinking up into the marvels of the 21st Century. But who is Ian Bersten? Good question, and I have an answer for you. About the Author Bersten lives in Sydney, Australia, is a graduate of the …

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Ian Bersten Proposes Tea, the 21st Century, and Beyond — Part 1

How do you improve on tea steeping? Simple. Bring it into the 21st century. At least, that’s what Ian Bersten proposes in his latest book Tea for the 21st Century. For those of us raised with porcelain teapots and bagged tea that we steeped in a mug of hot water, Bersten’s proposal can seem radical …

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