Browsing the tag green tea
March 7, 2012
The winds have picked up now that it’s the beginning of March. If I look up in the sky there is almost no trace of blue today, just a big gray covering of clouds and mist. Normally, I’d be put to sleep by this kind of weather. But, last night I experienced the sweetness of [...]
March 24, 2011
Yesterday morning I had the privilege of meeting Bonnie Gonzalez with Austin’s local YNN 24-hour news broadcast station. She came out with Eddie way before sunrise to learn about tea and share the experience with their viewers. I made three teas to sample, Grand English Breakfast, Dragon Well Green Tea, and Silver Needles Yin Zhen. [...]
March 15, 2011
There have been countless claims throughout history of people declaring that they have found the secret to long life. Whether it is in special water found at an oasis in a city of gold at the end of the earth or in a rare pill that will give you just the thing you need to [...]
May 28, 2009
When I first started learning about tea over ten years ago, I was overwhelmed. Where do I start? I had borrowed my parent’s copy of James Norwood Pratt’s New Tea Lover’s Treasury. I was excited to learn all about tea, but the information seemed out of reach at the time. How do we taste and experience [...]
May 26, 2009
I’m always telling people as they choose a tea and learn how to steep it, that there’s not a “tea policeman” out there who is going to arrest them or scold them for choosing a particular tea or steeping it the way they like it. In America we have freedom to make choices, including what [...]
May 9, 2009
We just completed our first videoblog! Enjoy learning the essentials on how to make green tea.
Instructional videoblog on how to make a cup of green tea. This video shows the exquisite Jasmine Pearls green tea that have been rolled into small balls to look like pearls and scented with fine jasmine flowers.
·Use one teaspoon of [...]