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Guide to Knowing Your Tea and its Benefits
After rough days, that all of us can be plagued with, or in the beginning of our day, relaxing with a warm cup of tea seems to ease the mind before the act of drinking even takes place.
Top Of The Pots
The younger generation is increasingly attracted to the novelty of the traditional teapots on offer. Any haunter of weekend markets and general antique markets knows that teapots are easy to come by. The old Brown Bettys and traditional china ones can be had for under $20, but can range up to thousands depending on their quality, antiquity or craftsmanship.
Antiques and Collecting: Discovering The World Of The Aesthetes
The Aesthetic Movement was a remarkable phase in British art and design. It affected everything from fashion clothing to wallpaper to porcelain; it included book design and it opened up a completely new freedom in the decorative arts.
The middle classes who took up the movement as a war cry were called the "Aesthetes". Along with Oscar Wilde, who was their leader, they believed that art should permeate every aspect of life, and their rallying cry was, Art for Art's Sake -- or Ars Gratia Artis -
Cubist Approach in Teapots; Maritime Tales
Entrepreneur Robert Crawford Johnson solved the problem of how to avoid spilling your tea while on board ship - he invented a square teapot that would not tip over.
Brewing Up Teapot History
Teapot design is a folk art in itself, with entire museums dedicated to it. But then there is a lot of ground to cover. All teapots derive from ancient Chinese tea vessels, and some of the best Chinese teapots have always been those from Yixing: red, brown or buff, usually unglazed. These have been around since a couple of centuries BC, but Europe only latched on to them in the 17th century, when trading with the Far East began.
Brewing Memories In A Teapot
It doesn't matter whether it's Lipton's, Celestial Seasonings, or Bewley's straight from Dublin, it's the china that transforms a good cup of tea into a great one. So, when the day is gray and my mood is even grayer, I break out the Belleek china.
Learn About Taiwan High Mountain Oolong Tea
The finest quality and grade of oolong tea are mostly high mountain oolong tea which means the tea that grows from 1000 meters above sea level to approximately 2600 meters. As a matter of fact, growing tea on high mountain areas costs much more than planting on low altitudes.
Introducing Taiwan Tea Varietals
The environment of Taiwan is ideal for growing tea. Many of tea varietals grown in Taiwan came from China just like ancestors of most Taiwan residents have. Some varietals adjust well and turn out to be popular and others gradually disappear. In the following article, I will briefly describe some of usual tea varietals in Taiwan.
An In-depth Guide To Taiwan Oolong Tea
Oolong tea is referred to as semioxidized tea resembling a ball-like form produced from Qingxin Oolong varietals. Tea plantations located in The Central Mountains of Taiwan are major areas of production for the world famous oolong tea. Oolong tea gives off a strong unique varietal fragrance and tastes rich, smooth and is enjoyable.
Coffee,The Long And Short Of It
Coffee is the worlds most popular and consumed beverage. It is usually served hot prepared from the roasted seed of coffee beans. Its popularity has given birth to many kinds of instant coffee. The word coffee entered the English way back in 1598 from the Italian word caffa via the Turkish word kahveh
The Long And Short Of Tea
You can have it hot or cold, black or green, herbal or lemon; yes what we are talking about is tea. Tea is the most popular beverage worldwide. The discovery of tea was done in 2700bc by a Chinese emperor, also a scientist, Shen Nung. In the Indian and Japanese legend tea was supposedly discovered
Chinese Tea is one of the Most Popular Products of China
After water, tea is the most popular beverage on earth. It is consumed in large quantities all over the world, but is likely most popular in Asia.
Chinese Tea – Unique in the Tea World
Chinese tea culture refers to the methods of preparation of tea, the equipment used to make tea and the occasions in which tea is consumed in China.
Green Tea – Rich with Healing Effects
Green tea can be said as a tea in true sense. It means that it is produced purely with the leaves of Camellia sinensis that has experienced minimal oxidation during processing.
Green Tea - A very Versatile Beverage
The earliest users of tea are two countries, India and China. Tea also plays a very significant part in social rituals of Japan.
All About Coffee and Your Health - Learn About Convenient 5 Tips
While hard to verify to accuracy, the history of coffee, is the tale of a sheepherder who noticed the effects of coffee while taking care of his sheep. His
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