Tea has been seen around town minus it’s petals and pearls!
“Is that Tea?”, they say. “It can’t be!”
But it is tea. Tea turning heads by it’s emergent style and innovation.
Tea does have interesting attributes and one of the easiest to observe is the variation in colour the tea leaf, when exposed to differing soil and climatic conditions, as well as varied methods of preparation, is able to achieve.
Here Lapsang souchong is seen in the company of a traditionally built African tea …
We have attracted an audience of colourful acquaintances …
Now in this day and age it is a rare online tea merchant who does not at least try to educate the buyer. So there is a lot of information about tea out there.
Much of what I know about the preparation of green tea I have learned from Diary of a Northern Teaist – one of the great blogs I follow here on WordPress – with the addition of a few good books. Alas, if only I had not consumed so much of my special Dragonwell tea (gifted to me by a world traveller) before I learned that I may steep green tea for more than the single time recommended for black tea.