Category Archives: tea making techniques

Return of the Sevan

Just as I did last year, when we were at our Summer house on the Baltic I bought a 500 gram packet of Sevan’s Orange Pekoe grade Ceylon tea in the local supermarket. Advertisements

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Chocolate Shou Pu-erh

The idea behind this experiment began to take shape after I read this article on Oolong Owl’s excellent blog about Tisano chocolate tea.

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Ikea Upphetta French Press

We were at Ikea the other weekend, and I happened to notice that the blue and yellow gargantuan now labels their “Upphetta” cafetières as both a coffee and a tea press.

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2013 Jing Mai Sheng Cha Gao

Having read about instant Pu-erh tea paste (Cha Gao) in a book I have, I thought it sounded like something that would be interesting to try.

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Goji Berry Shou Pu-erh

I happened across the idea behind this experiment when I was reading the Wikipedia Pu-erh page.

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Great Uncle Style

This is a tea making technique I like to call Great Uncle style.

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Cardamom Tea

Once upon a time clan Teaist were visiting a shop that specialises in foodstuffs from the Middle East and North Africa.

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