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Reon Spout Strainer

Recently I was moving my teaware cupboard to make better use of our kitchen countertop real estate, and in doing so rediscovered an old pot that I’d kind of half forgotten.

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Georgia Wild Forest Black Tea

This is the other half of a pair of black teas from Georgia that I recently purchased from House of Tea.

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Wen Shan Ping Lin Black Tea

This was one of those impulse buys, tossed into my shopping cart during a “want!” moment of weakness when I was putting together my recent order with House of Tea that saw me also get my thirsty mitts on a … Continue reading

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Georgia Etseri Wild Black Tea

My previous experiences with Georgian tea left me wanting more, so when I was putting together an order with perennial favourites House of Tea recently I took the opportunity to throw a couple of new-to-me teas from that country into … Continue reading

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Jin Xuan Charcoal

Another month, another order placed at House of Tea, another free sample to play with. This time they’ve opted to tempt me with another tasty Oolong.

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Twenty-one Again

A short while ago I celebrated my birthday, and my womenfolk only went and spoiled me rotten with three wonderful pressies that, somewhat unsurprisingly, were tea themed.

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2010 Qian Ye Hao – Five Years On

It’s now a little over five years to the day since the first beeng I ever owned came my way, when I received a 357 gram cake of 2010 Qian Ye Hao as a birthday present.

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2006 Bang Mai Wild Arbor Sheng

Spoiler alert…this was one of those memorable sessions you simply never want to forget.

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Alishan Roasted

Just the other day I ordered 400 grams of House of Tea‘s Keemun Congou, winner of the contest to replace my rapidly dwindling supplies of Bai Mu Dan as my go-to early morning tea.

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2015 Bu Lang Mountain Shou

When I was putting together my last two tea orders I was primarily concerned with propping up the Pu part of my stash.

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