Sen no Rikyu: The Greatest Tea Master
Ricardo from My Japanese Green Tea profiled Sen no Rikyu. He is the man largely responsible for codifying the Japanese tea ceremony. It is amazing to think that he has had such an impact on something we still practice today.
I was so excited when I saw that DAVIDsTEA started carrying white tea from one of my favorite tea estates in Malawi. This week Connie from Tea in Spoons shared her thoughtful review. Reading this made me want to go pick some up.
Tea History: Adding Milk to Tea
Sara over at Tea Happiness continued her tea history series with an investigation into why we add milk to tea. I really only use milk for lattes these days but this post brought up memories of milky sweet cups from my childhood.
December 2018 White2Tea Club feat. 2018 XXXmas Sheng Puer
If I could actually find an excuse to start up a tea subscription, I would sign up for White2Tea’s. Char from Oolong Owl shared her thoughts on a
Year of the Pig Celebration at Floating Leaves
Heather from Hanamichi attended a Chinese New Year celebration at Floating Leaves in Seattle. Their tea and auspicious food pairings all sound delicious. The pig cookies from Yana’s Baking are beyond adorable!
Thanks for including me in this week’s round up! I really enjoyed the Zomba Pearls. I know the last time I was in the shop, the tea was discounted. So, maybe see if it still is!