Tea – a simple but not simple choice

There are many good things I can share with you about tea. But sometimes I am facing challenging question about “What shall I drink today?”  Not because I do not have enough teas, on the contrary, it is because there are so many that I don’t know how to make a choice.  This morning was the day. […]

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Ethic issues in tea business

Tea is simple, earthy, nature and healthy drink, but it can be easily mis-interpreted and misused by people because of its simplicity. For years I emphasized the importance of business ethic issues in tea trading and tried to share pesticide standards information with tea farmers in China and Taiwan.  I came across with many people […]

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Q&A – When brew tea with Wood Fired Chawan

Question: When we use the wood fired chawan , will the color difuse ? Answer: The color of tea won’t be difused because of using the wood fired chawan. The wood fired chawan is an amazing ceramic art work, the art work itself won’t disfuse the color of tea, but it does, however, can smoothen the […]

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Understanding Organic Tea

People are talking and looking for organic tea.  But what does organic really mean in tea?  Is it only when the tea farms are not using any pesticide?  Not exactly, because there are different way of manage the tea plantation to produce the quality that meets with organic standards:   The best one is, of course, the wild […]

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Ginger Tea

You probably have heard many good things about Ginger tea, for example Calm your stomach make you feel warm with Yang-energy Stimulate the blood circulation Accelerate water circulation Help for digestion Ease stressful syndromes by keeping your body warm and relax Anti-bacteria Ease menstrual paindysmenorrhea …….. Preparing a cup of fresh Ginger tea is easy: […]

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How to brew tea from a tea bag

According to the local TV report in January 2014, the laboratory in Leuven University tested a tea bag from Lipton and found out it contains sugar which was not mention it on the package.  It is not clear in the TV report which type of ea bag of tea was used in the analysis or has the laboratory […]

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