Author Archives: northernteaist

Masala Chai Revisited

This post began as a challenge from my womenfolk that came about during a visit to a new Indian restaurant in town. Advertisements

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Another Away Kit Experiment

I stared in open-mouthed disbelief – Mrs. Teaist was wide awake at 6:45 am. On a Sunday.

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Wu Yi Bai Rui

Sometimes a teahead will, for reasons they can never fully understand, get a craving for some leaves or other, and be left with an itch that they are going to have to scratch, whatever the cost, literally or figuratively.

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AriZona Tea Drinks

Over the years I’ve grown accustomed to feeling somewhat nervous when Teaist Junior goes shopping “for just a few things…”

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Red Jade

These leaves landed on my tea table after they were included as a free sample in my February order with House of Tea.

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Østerlandsk Thehus Shou Pu-erh

On the face of it this is a fairly ordinary shou, a good-but-not-great daily drinker.

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2010 Hai Lang Hui Wei Sheng

I bought this 400 gram beeng back in October of last year over at House of Tea, and have spent the intervening period trying to find adequate time to sit down with it, and to get to know it.

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