Tea – #Oxidation of Tea vol. 1

In the previous article called “Tea – The Exiled Emperor Discovery” we spoke about the history of the tea and how it shaped the world we know today. Tea has influenced and changed the world in more ways than we could have imagined, with the aforementioned countries having the biggest influence. In this article we…

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Tea – #Oxidation of Tea vol. 2

In the previous article we detailed the development of tea flavour profiles, specifically, Japanese and Chinese Green teas, White tea, and rare Yellow tea. All teas are lightly oxidised which gives them their delicate aromas and flavours. Today we are going to delve into fully oxidised teas such as Black, and Pu’Erh tea. Each of…

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Pennywort aka Gotu Kola

Recently, I have been researching a lot about Chinese culture, which has an interesting history. As I have done my  research, I came across Pennyworth or Gotu Kola. Here are some of the interesting facts that amazed me. Pennywort is a common name for several different plants with round leaves and a low-growing habitat. Pennywort…

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Sorghum – The Camel Crop

Asia is a continent that conserves traditions while simultaneously holding a vision for modernisation; a concept that never fails to surprise me. It amazes me how often we tend to forget about what has been around us for centuries. We also usually regard some of these old school products as secondary ingredients that are fed…

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