Tea Log

  • May302019
    Why don't we carry blossom teas?

    Why not flowers?

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    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

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    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?

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

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  • Feb172019
    Zitao teapot theme photo

    Yunnan Jianshui Zitao Teapots

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    As the clay mines in Yixing approach depletion, price of the raw materials simply rockets and people are looking elsewhere…

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  • Dec052018
    Song in a Teacup

    Song in a Teacup

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    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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  • Oct072018
    Tea garden in Alishan, Taiwan

    Milky Taste Jinxuan?

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    Gems of Formosa Cities in Taiwan may not have glamorous skylines like New York, London, or Hong Kong. Nor its…

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  • Jun092018
    A visit to the Wang's family traditional Tieguanyin farm in Xiping, Anxi, Fujian

    Traditional Tieguanyin Tea Farm

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  • Jun082018
    The leaves of three different Tieguanyins

    How to Read a Tieguanyin Tea Leaf?

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    ( This article deals with greener style Tieguanyin, not the classic, aka deep baked style. ) Maybe you cannot be…

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  • Apr192018
    A bowl of ramen

    Between Ramen and Oolong

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    he day before yesterday my wife and I were in a situation when we had to do lunch in a…

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  • Mar242018
    Phoenix oolong in gongfu tea style

    Phoenix doesn’t have to be gongfu style

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    Fenghuang Dancongs and other Phoenix oolongs are my own favourites. I drink a lot of them. Contrary to most people’s…

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