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Spreading the Word

The world of tea is vast indeed.

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Mint Tea!

In “The Tea Enthusiast’s Handbook“, by Mary Lou & Robert J. Heiss, the section on Green Gunpowder tea mentions the fact that Green Gunpowder is more often than not used as the starting point for North African mint teas.

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Getting to Grips With Gaiwans

Introduction A gaiwan (“lidded bowl”) is a traditional piece of Chinese teaware, consisting of a saucer, bowl, and lid, which some believe represents the earth, one’s body, and heaven.

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