Jasmine Tea and its Various Benefits

Mon, Mar 20, 2017

To make Jasmine tea, green or black teas are used as a base which is scented and flavored with jasmine blossoms. Sometimes, white tea might also be used a base for this. This is an ancient method of flavoring tea and has been used since the fifth century. Some of the world’s most renowned Jasmine teas come from the Chinese province of Fujian. Benefits of Jasmine Tea As you can guess, jasmine tea is soothing and has an exotic taste and smell.

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Tea Ceremonies around the World

Tue, Mar 14, 2017

Tea is a popular beverage which bears wide historical and cultural significance, especially in the Asian culture. A tea ceremony refers to a ritualized and ceremonial preparation of tea which is then presented in a unique way. Although the Japanese tea ceremony is better known around the world, it was originally influenced by the tea traditions practiced in China. The various tea ceremonies around the world are not just about the appearances but the process of brewing is much more refined and controlled, resulting in the best tasting and aromatic tea.

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Oolong Tea: Its Origin, Types and Preparation

Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Oolong tea is a semi-fermented tea variety that lies somewhere between the highly fermented black tea and the un-fermented green tea. The process of making oolong differs so widely from one tea cultivator to another that the fermentation level varies from 8% to 70% or even higher in some types. Some oolong varieties are fruity in taste while others can be woody with roasted aromas. Due to its intriguing differences in flavor and aroma, oolong is one of the most popular tea varieties all over the world.

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