Lu Yu, a Tang Dynasty figure and the “god” of tea is a fascinating figure.
This week east teas will be showing at a new venue, Asia House
A wonderful afternoon spent with Lu, who works with Tim; she has just returned from China, visiting some of our special tea people
People often marvel at the smallness of many of the cups and pots that we sell, describing them as “cute” or “like dolls' sets”...
I have tasted three smoked foodstuffs today, two liquid and one solid
I'm generally excited less by black teas than by greens, pu-erhs, and oolongs
This afternoon, first day of the lunar New Year, I visited the British Museum, site of many tea presentations
The Qi possessed by different teas...
The tea culture of Korea is rich and distinct.
It's interesting that it's very easy to become excited about the rarer and the grander teas, but there are times when something simple and comforting hits the spot