My First Teapot You'll see me reference this story in many areas, but it is always the shorter version. I want to tell you about my first teapot and how it changed my life. It was such an essential piece of my journey into tea. My first teapot, the best one I will ever have,… Continue reading How My First Teapot Changed Everything For Me
African Chai By JusTea I came across JusTea at a festival and what jumped out at me is that they use black tea from Kenya, which I had never tried. I do not think I even knew tea was grown in Kenya. Although Kenyan black tea is usually processed with the crushing, tearing, and curling… Continue reading African Chai By JusTea Review
Several factors can come into play when choosing what type of masala (spiced) chai you want to purchase. The world of chai is vast. There are endless options and variations. You can have two tea or coffee houses on the same street. One may sell a purely herbal chai blend, and the other may have… Continue reading Four Helpful Tips When Choosing Your Masala Chai
Canyon Chai Herbal Blend I picked up this turmeric chai in Los Angeles a while back at a little sweets shop, which also had tea! As far as tea blends go, this one really hits the unique nerves. What attracted me to it right away was the yellow color. I wasn't sure if I could… Continue reading Turmeric Chai By Bellocq Tea Atelier Review
You are in line at your local coffee shop and thinking about the chai latte. I know this because it is often what I am doing! If I am not at an actual tea house, many times I am drawn to the the part of the menu that reads chai latte. There is something warm… Continue reading What Is Chai And How Is It Different Than The Average Cup Of Tea?
Organic Matcha Green Tea Matcha, for most individuals, is not a quick love. It is a slow grind to love and that was the case for me. The first time I had Matcha, anything was the first date with my now wife. It was a Thai restaurant, and we were ready for dessert. I went… Continue reading Dinner And A Mighty Leaf Organic Matcha Green Tea Review
A Green, Wulong, And Black Tea Did you ever look at a dark color tea and think, “It has to be a black tea”? Before I entered into my tea nerd life-style, I never focused on the details. The color of your tea can reveal a lot to you, but it can also be tricky.… Continue reading Four Things Color Can Tell You About The Tea In Your Cup
I’m convinced that everyone has a few of their favorite teapots for brewing tea. I cycle through a few teapots right now, but only because my collection is growing. I am already starting to use certain teaware for particular types of tea, which you will see many seasoned tea-drinkers do. Choosing what you brew your… Continue reading My Four Favorite Pieces Of Teaware And How I Use Them!
I learned about Floating Leaves from a tea podcast I listen to, "Talking Tea". Owners Shiuwen and Noah specialize in Taiwan Oolong. I looked at the website, and I could not help myself! I made a purchase right away. When the box arrived, the handwritten note was very noticeable. What a beautiful touch. On "Talking… Continue reading Floating Leaves Modern Muzha Tie Guanyin Oolong Review