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Tea Time After Qing Ming Festival and Easter Sunday

This year, tea drinkers got a double dose of holiday tea time delight with both Qing Ming and Easter occurring on the same date. I’m sure that tea indulgence was high. And now that it’s over you may need a … Continue reading

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The Origins of Matcha (Powdered Green Tea) and Some of the Wonderful Things You Can Do with It

When tea connoisseurs hear the word “matcha” they automatically think of the bright green powdered tea from Japan. But matcha ( 抹茶 aka powdered tea) had been enjoyed in China before it came to Japan in the 9th century (some … Continue reading

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What’s Special About Tea from Man Zhuan Mountain

Man Zhuan Mountain in China is famous for its tea, but what’s so special about the teas and the mountain? After all, China has lots of mountains on which tea is grown – some cultivated and some wild. Some are … Continue reading

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