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Did you know? Tea Facts

Did you know? Tea Facts

Tea is the most widely consumed drink in the world, along with water. In America, nearly 80% of households have tea at home. This is the only drink that can be served both hot and cold, anytime, anywhere and for any reason. More than 159 million Americans drink tea daily.
Why do we need to wash tea?

Why do we need to wash tea?

Why are first tea leaves merge from tea? In the dictionary, merge of the first tea leaves is called washing tea. In Chinese, there is the phrase "si cha", which explains as washing, which removes impurities from tea, to fully open the flavor. So why we need to wash tea?
How does tea affect?

How does tea affect?

How does different kind of tea (strong, over-brewed, etc) affect to the body.
How to get rid a hangover with tea

How to get rid a hangover with tea

Everybody knows that alcohol abuse leads to hangover next day. Typical symptoms are body aches, headache, sickness. All this is due to the influence of acetaldehyde (product of the decomposition of ethanol).
Interesting facts about Dong Ding oolong tea

Interesting facts about Dong Ding oolong tea

Dong Ding Oolong is one of the most famous teas of Formosa Oolong. The original cultivation area of ​​Dong Ding is very small, but the annual amount produced by Dong Ding is high. This tea was classified according to flavor, taste and aftertaste.

Interesting facts about GABA tea

Interesting facts about GABA tea

The GABA is a shortening for Gamma-aminobutyric acid. Due to the special production technology, the content of this acid in GABA tea is the very high.

Than this acid is so important?

Kill Green in Tea Production

Kill Green in Tea Production

Have you ever wondered why Japanese green teas are so bright green, while Taiwanese and Chinese ones are not. The reason lies in an additional process called de-enzyming or fixation.

Leaf structure in tea

Leaf structure in tea

The ideal leaf structure for hand-picked tea is 2-3 leaves, a bud and a stem. When tea is harvested by hand, farmers can choose the ideal part of the plant that is most suitable for high-quality brewing, and usually these are the new growth of the tea bush (2-3 leaves, bud and stem).

Oil in tea

Oil in tea

Sometimes when brewing tea, you can notice small oily spots floating on the surface of the brewed tea. This can happen when brewing tea which has been roasted, for example, in a large pan or wok.

Oolong Names in Taiwan: Varieties, Regions, and Styles

Oolong Names in Taiwan: Varieties, Regions, and Styles

Every variety of tea comes from the same Camellia Sinensis plant. Of course, there are different varieties of this plant, but the difference between green tea, oolong tea, and black tea lies in the processing method used after harvest. As for the taste of oolong tea the important factors are growing height, variety, harvesting method, oxidation and roasting, the seasons and the weather in a particular year also matter.
Osmanthus flowers

Osmanthus flowers

Osmanthus is the name of a plant that is a popular street tree in China and Taiwan. It is also called "aromatic olive". It is an evergreen flowering shrub with fragrant flowers that are often used in herbal medicine, confectionery, and tea flavorings.
Spring and winter teas in Taiwan – what is the difference?

Spring and winter teas in Taiwan – what is the difference?

In one of our blog articles, we talked about four seasons of tea harvesting in Taiwan. The main ones are only two - spring and winter harvest. Currently, there is an opinion that the difference between spring and winter teas is erased, and they are becoming more similar in their taste. Winters are getting less cold, the weather is more unstable, all this leads to such changes.
Stems in tea

Stems in tea

Tea lovers give preference to tea leaves, considering the presence of stems to be something second-rate. But in vain.
Tannins in tea

Tannins in tea

Many people cannot start the day without a cup of coffee, but there is a claim that tea invigorates the body more than coffee. And tannins - plant-based chemicals belonging to the group of phenolic compounds - help in this.
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