Category Archive: Tea

Nov 29

Where Does Tea Come From?

Where Does Tea Come From? Tea Growing Regions Of The World If you found this article, you likely are looking for an answer to the question: where does tea come from? Unfortunately, the distribution and marketing system does not draw attention to the region in which most tea is grown. Even the names for teas, …

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Nov 02

Cheaper Tea Than Teavana – Where To Buy Inexpensive, High-Quality Loose-Leaf Tea

Teavana is a popular chain of tea stores in the United States. Although the teas sold by Teavana are consistently above-average quality, there is concern that Teavana’s prices are high. My personal opinion is that although Teavana does sell top-notch tea, I also think that it is possible to obtain similar products from other companies …

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Oct 29

Teas of the World

Tea comes from one plant, Camellia sinensis, which is grown in a number of different locations around the world. Learning about and sampling the different teas of the world is an exciting process which is not only fun for its own sake, but can help you to become more knowledgeable about tea, and to locate …

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Sep 26

The Intersection of Tea and Ecology

How Holistic Thinking and Sustainability Relate to Tea Culture Tea and ecology have rich and fascinating intersections. What is Ecology? I’d hope that we all know what tea is. Ecology, on the other hand, is something that most people have slightly less familiarity with. For many people, the word “ecology” conjures up thoughts of environmentalism, …

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Sep 15

Varieties of Chinese Tea From Fujian Province

Fujian province is one of the key Chinese provinces in tea production. Located on the southeastern coast of China, the subtropical climate and hilly topography make Fujian ideal for tea production. Varieties of Oolong Tea from Fujian: Fujian has two areas famous for producing oolong tea: the Wuyi mountains, in the north of the province, …

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May 08

5 Refreshing Tea Recipes

If you’re looking for a way to enjoy those warm evenings on the porch, then have a go at these refreshing tea recipes! Try Iced Turmeric Green Tea from eatwell 101 for a delicate, natural green tea. For a tropical twist, make some Guava Iced Tea courtesy of  Binjal’s VEG Kitchen: This Ginger & Lemon Iced Tea from …

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Jan 09

Iced Sinharaja and Other Black Teas

Tea lovers have always been inordinately fond of the wide variety of black teas that exist. Black is wonderful when iced, and it has its fans located in every corner of the United States. Connoisseurs have long decided that they want something that is better than the black teas sold at the grocery store, and …

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Jan 03

Making Rose Hip Tea From Fresh Rose Hips Picked From the Garden

Now that the flowers are gone, it’s time to make Rose Hip tea! Did you know you could make delicious tea from rose flowers? It’s true, both the rose petals, and the hips from the roses can be brewed into a delicious tea. The hips from the roses contain a high amount of vitamin C, …

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Oct 25

Delightful Honey and Tea Combinations

Lots of people like to use honey to sweeten their tea naturally instead of using regular table sugar because of its many health benefits. Natural honey is a great source of carbohydrates, and it sweetens without adding any preservatives or additives to your tea. Also, when you add flavor to your tea with honey it …

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Oct 12

The History of Iced Tea

Iced tea is a popular drink in the United States, and is becoming more popular in other countries, though it will probably never reach the level of consumption by Americans. Surveys have shown that around 2.2 billion gallons of tea are consumed in the USA every year, and at least 85 percent of the total …

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