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The other week Mrs. Teaist came home with a present for me, a 100 gram packet of Pu-erh that she had picked up on her way home from work.
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It was one of those days when Winter does its best Lieutenant Columbo impersonation – just as it’s heading out the door it stops, turns around, and pulls out the whole “..just one more thing…” routine.
The weather can’t make its mind up. It’s oscillating wildly between prolonged bouts of rain and intermittent snow showers.
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Tagged black tea, Chinese tea, foul weather, green tea, Longjing, Oolong, Pu-erh, tarry souchong, tea, teaism, West Lake, winter, Yunnan Gold
The term “black tea” means different things to different people. The class of tea referred to as “black” in the West is known as “red tea” in China, due to the fact that it is named for the colour of … Continue reading