Category Archives: tea making techniques

Scratching An Itch – A Home Brewed Tea Timer

There’s an old saying that goes something like this – “an awful lot of computer programs are written by someone with an itch they needed to scratch.”

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Summer 2019 – The Strange Case of the Disappearing Flavours

“Where are the berries?”, said Mrs. Teaist. “You did, did you not, promise me berries?”. She was right. I had, and there weren’t any.

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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.

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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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Brewing Up With Bottled Water

This post is about another on-going experiment I’m running.

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Kettle Smackdown

During an idle moment I was looking at my çaydanlik, and for the first time it occurred to me that the lower pot, the kettle part, has a lid of its own. In normal use, of course, the upper pot … Continue reading

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Orange Shou, Part III

I was making up a batch of Masala Chai the other day, when inspiration struck.

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