Tag Archives: white tea

Taiwan Red Jade White

This is one of the two teas that made up my late August order with House of Tea. Like that other set of leaves, this one initially appealed to me because it linked back to a tea I’d written about … Continue reading

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Bai Mu Dan King

Bai Mu Dan has been my early morning weapon of choice for some time now.

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Anji Bai Cha

There’s no doubt about it, if you’re truly serious about your love of the leaf, then Anji Bai Cha, or Anji (a county in Zhejiang province) White Tea is simply one of the teas you’re going to have to taste … Continue reading

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The Bottom of the Caddy

You know before opening the caddy that this will be the last session with that particular tea. The caddy feels unusually light, and the few lonely leaves left inside make an odd, metallic scraping noise as they slide about.

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Summer In The City

Summer arrived with a bit of a bang. It sneaked in through the back door, and caught us unawares, leaving many scrambling for sunglasses, shorts, and sandals.

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The Happy Wanderer Returns

Home again. I know it’s silly, but I always get nervous when crossing international borders with tea in my possession.

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Morning Decadence

I woke up to a faultless blue sky, and a low blanket of sea mist carpeting the grassy area that sits behind the beach opposite our home.

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A Green and a White Day

This morning the street-lights seemed almost embarrassed to be caught out still on when I got up.

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A Silver Sunday

It was one of those long, lazy, do-nothing Sundays, and the perfect way to span the void between lunch and dinner was, of course, an equally long, lazy, tea session.

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Silver Needle – Worth Its Weight In Gold

White teas are a class of teas that you usually only encounter after a fair bit of experience in the world of Camellia Sinensis. There’s a sense of mystery, an aloofness almost, associated with these teas. Everything including the name, … Continue reading

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