Dragonwell, aka, Longjing, is a green tea that hails from the West Lake region of China's Zhejiang Province. It is well known for both the flat shape of the leaves and its distinctive chestnut aroma.
Tea is used to describe the same beverage in many languages. In other parts of the world cha and chai are used instead. Have you ever wondered why that is?
What is mao cha? It is a Chinese term that refers to rough or unfinished tea. It is most often used in reference to puerh but can also be used for oolong.
Some teas can give us a feeling of returning sweetness. Here are perspectives from around the tea world as well as my own take on what exactly hui gan is.
Did you know that the real Lapsang Souchong is one of the highest quality Chinese teas? Get the scoop on what the good stuff tastes like.
Duck shit, scarey fragrance, and hairy crabs? A fun exploration of some teas with weird names. Rest assured, they all taste really good!