There’s a whole lot more to tea than what’s in the aisle at the grocery store. Whether you’re just getting started or a seasoned sipper, this page is designed to be a resource of knowledge. I hope that it will serve as a guide to tea for experts and beginners alike. Click on each of the categories below for links to relevant blog posts.
All tea comes from an amazing evergreen plant called Camellia Sinensis. Did you know it is one of only a few species of plants that contains caffeine? How the leaves are processed determine the type that it becomes.
One of the joys of drinking tea is getting to know all of the wonderful places it comes from.
The taste of green tea can range from grassy and vegetal to nutty and sweet.
The taste of white can be described as floral, fruity, and vegetal. Think cucumber, melon, meadow flowers, and snow pea. Notes of hay or grass might also pop up. White tea is very delicate and mild, particularly for those used to stronger tastes, so don’t give up if it doesn’t grab you right away.
Tea is one of the oldest and most widely consumed beverages. It is an integral part of world history that has both inspired wars and spread message of peace.
Tea is certainly a healthy beverage but it is important to keep a level head and do your research. Be wary of snake oil salesman tactics that promise unbelievable health benefits. The healthiest tea is the one you enjoy because you’ll actually want to drink it!
If you’re brewing loose leaf tea on the regular but you’d like to dig in more, these posts are for you. Tea can be as simple or as complicated as you want to make it.
- Is It Possible to Decaffeinate Tea?
- How to Learn More About Tea
- SFTGFOP? What the Letters On Your Tea Packaging Mean
- 5 Practical and Inexpensive Way to Up Your Tea Game
- How to Season Your Yixing
- Do You Gongfu?
- What is Terroir?
- How to Train Your Palate for Tea
- How to Taste Tea Like a Pro
- The Great Tea Debate: Oxidation vs Fermentation
- 3 Teas That Sound Like They Wouldn’t Taste Good (But They Totally Do)
- What do the Bubbles in Tea Mean?
- 5 Things About Tea Everyone Thinks are True
- Should You Rinse Tea Leaves?
- Ice Brewing Tea