When I think of “iced tea” what usually comes to mind is something fruit flavored, like “mango passion,” or a glass of Southern sweet tea, or maybe an iced chai latte from somewhere like Starbucks, but last summer I had my tea world turned upside down with a sip of one of Ippodo’s remarkable high Continue Reading »
Don’t be intimidated by different tea preparation styles! Our growing selection of Japanese green teas provides exciting insight into Japan’s rich tea heritage.
The last time I was in China in the autumn, I traveled to a tea-growing region in Zhejiang Province, exploring the roots of the most famous green tea in China: Longjing.
Tranquil Tuesdays has an extremely small selection of tea – only 7 different offerings. Charlene personally selects the highest quality Chinese teas, including white tea, oolong, green tea and black tea.
A cup of hot tea has always been something of a rallying cry in my family – over the summer, iced tea prevails, generally garnished with fresh slices of orange. In winter time, however, hot tea reigns supreme, usually accompanied by a piece of shortbread, a ginger cookie or a slice of fruit cake.