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Tea and other favorite things
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Adagio Teas' Master Collection
Do you ever wonder about the effect of different steeping parameters on your tea? I prepared the teas in the  Adagio Teas' Master Collection a few ways and the results were different enough to warrant sharing all the outcomes here. The four teas in the Mast...

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Three High Mountain Oolongs from Totem Tea
My last post in 2017 was a review of a Taiwanese black tea from Totem Tea . I am kicking off 2018 on the blog with a review of three high mountain oolongs from Totem Tea. In fact, all four teas arrived in the same package but it made sense to review the ool...

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Three Gifts for Tea Drinkers
It's Cyber Monday so you might be expecting the items here to be discounted but they are not. Regardless, they are worthy of your consideration. The Japanese green tea assortment would delight a new or a seasoned tea drinker. The tea case is a smart solutio...

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Favorite Tea Ware - Philip Aba of ZeroZen Artlab
As a tea drinker, and I am sure this is true for you, I adore teaware, from the chasen to the yixing teapot. Everyone has their favorites! I designed this series as an opportunity for tea drinkers to showcase the very special tea objects in their personal c...

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Favorite Tea Ware - Anna Mariani of The Tea Squirrel
As a tea drinker, and I am sure this is true for you, I adore teaware, from the chasen to the yixing teapot. Everyone has their favorites! I designed this series as an opportunity for tea drinkers to showcase the very special tea objects in their personal c...

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Favorite Tea Ware - Gabie of Tea End Blog
As a tea drinker, and I am sure this is true for you, I adore teaware, from the chasen to the yixing teapot. Everyone has their favorites! This series showcases the favorite teaware of folks in the tea blogging community. I am kicking off this FTW 2017 with...

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United States of Tea - Mauna Kea Tea, Hawaii
This post grew out of a couple of impulses. One was to explore tea grown in the U.S. I was gifted teas grown and processed in Oregon by a friend, enjoyed them, and wondered if there were other tea farms making similarly enjoyable tea. I came across Elyse Pe...

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I'm always looking for information to expand "my tea book". Here's tea cultivar information from Tea in the City.

https://teainthecity.com/blogs/news/what-is-a-tea-cultivar

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Book Review - Matcha The Cookbook by Gretha Scholtz
© Matcha - The Cookbook by Gretha Scholtz, published by teNeues, www.teneues.com. Photo © Patrycia Lukas I have been practicing my matcha whisking technique as part of my formal tea studies with ITEI. Even before I had the proper motions, I enjoyed preparin...

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Argo Tea Garden Direct Collection
Direct source tea from single estate gardens is a holy grail of the tea world. Argo Tea promises this with their new initiative, Garden Direct Collection. I received two teas and one tisane from Argo: Genmaicha, Nilgiri, and Rooibos. The Genmaicha is source...
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