My first how to video! Several of you have asked me about pouring with a gaiwan so here’s a quick guide. It looks intimidating but you’ll get the hang of it in no time. As I mention in the video, practicing with cold water first is a really good idea. Learn the ropes before you risk burning yourself. Are there any tips that I missed? Let me know in the comments!
Boston Teawrights is an awesome company who imports fresh tea leaves so that tea drinkers can try their hand at teacrafting. Most of my episodes are interviews but for this one I wanted to show a bit of the process that goes into making your own tea at home. It’s fun and relatively easy to do using equipment you already have in your kitchen. http://www.bostonteawrights.com If you’re interested in giving teacrafting a try, make sure that you check out my posts about my previous two attempts: Teacrafting with Boston Teawrights Another Try at Teacrafting with Boston Teawrights
I know, I know! I’ve been behind on filming new podcast episodes. Isn’t it the worst when life gets in the way of tea? Earlier this week I sat down with Nicholas from +Misty Peak Teas. His story is fascinating, to say the least. I love his passion and commitment to selling puerh that is made just by one family. I hope that you all enjoy it! You can find out more about Misty Peak Teas at their website: http://mistypeakteas.com/ P.S. I’ve been slacking on my email newsletter too but I promise that there will be one going out tomorrow! I was a very big supporter of Misty Peak Teas but have since distanced…
+Tearroir Tea is an international tea brand dedicated to providing authentic teas to curious people who yearn for new experiences, & dream of global exploration. Austin and David really know their stuff and I’m excited to share their story with you. We all shared their Dong Ding, my first ever live tasting! Make sure that you check out their website.
I’ve been a fan of +Tea DB ever since they started publishing on YouTube. James and Denny are hilarious and I love how passionate they are about tea. The Google gods were not with us the first time that we tried to film this episode but we made it through the technical difficulties. Make sure that you subscribe to their channel (linked in the video). They also have some really informative articles on their website, teadb.org.
Tiffany Denise of +Tea by Tiffany sat down with me to discuss how she became interested in tea, her vision for her brand and more. I love talking with people who are as passionate about tea as I am. She’s hosting an exciting tea and cheese paring event that you should definitely check out if you are in NYC on November 16th, make sure that you sign up! Tiffany’s Event