Friday Roundup

Friday Round Up: February 8th – February 14th

The Tea Whisk or Chasen
Tyas posted an  interesting post on +Tea Talk. I couldn’t agree more with his defense of the chasen as the best tool for making matcha.

Preparing Usucha
Speaking of whisking matcha, +Oca Ocani wrote an excellent guide to preparing usucha.

Great Horse Tea’s Bai Ji Guan Wuyi Rock Oolong
+Tea DB had a special guest on this episode who shared his experiences traveling in China. I love a good Wuyi oolong.

Practising Mindfulness in a Busy World
Revoluzzion gave an important reminder about how tea can help us to be in the moment. I don’t always remember to do this myself but when I do, I always relish the feeling,

The 5 Tenents of Teakwondo
Instead of her usual pun-filled video, +The Snooty Tea Person brings us a bit of wisdom from her taekwondo retreat. My fave is: “When that guy with a Red Bull laughs at your mug, that’s fine. Dragon Well gives you wings.”.

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Nicole has been writing about her love of the leaf since 2008. Her work has been featured on World Tea News, The Daily Tea, Tea Journey, and other publications. She is the winner of the 2018 World Tea Award for Best Tea Blog.