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Sujeonggwa (수정과)
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Sujeonggwa (수정과) : Korean dessert tea.

Sujeonggwa (수정과), a refreshing traditional Korean dessert tea. A burgundy colored aromatic brew that unfolds with the patient infusion of Ginger (SaengGang(생강) and Cinnamon (GyePi(계피). On cooling down to room temperature dried figs are added and allowed to soak and the tea is then…

October 8, 2015
TEA EGGS.
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Tea Eggs.

The story of Tea Eggs. Once upon a time, there was a Xiùcai (Scholar) in Jīnhuá district of Zhejiang (eastern coastal province of the People’s Republic of China). He loved tea very much. His love for tea was so much so that without it…

August 30, 2015
Turkish Ҫay apple tea
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Turkish Ҫay

Turkey still remains a dream for me, but the one thing that friends, family or people (all over the internet) who have been there would all declare in unison that the Turkish ҪAY! (Pronounced chai) experience is the one thing they wish they could…

August 19, 2015
kashmiri tea : noon chai
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Kashmiri Tea : Noon Chai

My curiosity for Kashmiri Tea : Noon Chai began almost a month ago. I went through archives of pictures and recipes of a unique light pink tea that almost instantly went up on my list of tea’s to try out. In the traditional Kashmiri…

July 30, 2015
teh tarik
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Teh Tarik

I recently received a request to do a write up on ‘pulled tea’. I pulled up my sleeves in delight and got to work. In all honesty pulled tea had me thinking only of India where it’s quite viewed as a routine sight. But…

July 14, 2015
How Tea came to be - India
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How Tea came to be – India

How Tea came to be – India On my daily tea scavenge I happened to find these posters which were made for the Indian Tea Market Expansion Board in 1947 and 1948. I decided to delve into the history of tea consumption in India.…

July 13, 2015
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