Author archive for Leo Kwan

  • Sep132020
    Comparing a lighter oxidation Hong Yu white tea with Deep White

    Hong Yu White Tea, with Extra Oxidation

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    Some years ago when young tea master Chen sent me her first attempt on making white tea from Hong Yu,…

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  • Jul062020
    Shipping for your order

    Estonia, France, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom!

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    We have just got news from Hong Kong Post that airmail service has just been resumed for Estonia, France, Poland, Spain,…

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  • Jan052020
    The tea producer turning coal at the tea baking oven

    Freshness vs staleness

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    Master Wang of Taiping makes our Taiping Houkui Traditional. It is a green tea that I have always thought best…

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  • Nov172019
    Ms Huang holding weeds she just pulled from amongst this row of tea bushes

    For the Sake of My Own Health, and My Children’s

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    When I tasted his Oriental Beauty and said it was good, Chen Guo Ching beamed with excitement. He said for the next harvest he could customise the degree of oxidation…

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  • Aug172019
    two glasses of ice tea and a gaiwan with freshly brewed tea

    What is a good tea for Summer?

    Perhaps some people may say ice tea, or some others may say iced lemon tea etc. While chilled infusion of Camellia sinensis does offer a soothing sensation under that smothering summer sun, the low temperature also sends a wrong signal to the body that there is the need to conserve heat.

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  • Jul232019
    Cattle resting on grass

    Black Dragon from the Flats of Stone Bullocks

    The Wulong from Shiguping, however, is produced from a cultivar entirely different. It is a wulong plant. Examples of other wulong plants include Aijiao ( that produces our Cream Stout ), Sijichun ( that for Eternal Spring ), Qingxin ( that for our Cold Peak ), etc etc. It is not an overstatement to say this is one of the best Wulongs. 

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  • May302019
    Why don't we carry blossom teas?

    Why not flowers?

    No artsy designs When I was teaching the visual arts in the 1980’s in a prestigious girls’ college in Hong…

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  • Apr152019
    Longjing Spring Equinox, premium green tea by TeaHong.com in the

    Longjing Spring Equinox, Old Style Pack

    A customer in United States once told us that a wealthy Chinese colleague sent him some Longjing from Hangzhou(1), but…

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  • Mar262019
    Duck Poo Tea?

    Seriously is there a Duck Poo Tea?

    Fragrance of Duck Poo? You may have heard of the name and thought it was a joke or some kind…

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  • Dec052018
    Song in a Teacup

    Song in a Teacup

    Finally after all those resting, re-baking and resting again, the Song Cultivar harvested in Spring this year is ready to…

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