Month of Tea Brewing:  Day 29

Month of Tea Brewing: Day 29

Month of Tea Brewing 2017:  Day #29 Cast Iron Teapot – Tetsubin Similar to the traditional Japanese kettles – Tetsubin – used to heat water over charcoal stoves, this version designed to brew tea includes a stainless steel infuser basket making it...
Month of Tea Brewing:  Day 28

Month of Tea Brewing: Day 28

Month of Tea Brewing 2017:  Day #28 Japanese Matcha Powdered Tea Matcha is made by grinding the whole leaf plus the stem of steamed green tea into a very fine powder. In this way, we consume the entire plant rather than just the infusion. This is one reason that it is...
Month of Tea Brewing: Day 27

Month of Tea Brewing: Day 27

Month of Tea Brewing 2017  –   Day #27 Sencha – Japanese Green Tea Sencha is the most well-known  and most popular of all Japanese green teas. What few people realize is that there are many different grades of Sencha. It is, by no means, a...
Month of Tea Brewing: Day 26

Month of Tea Brewing: Day 26

Month of Tea Brewing 2017  –   Day #26 Reena’s Chai From the tea canister: “In Indian culture, ‘Masala’ means ‘a blend of spices and chai simply means tea. So Masala Chai is literally ‘spiced tea’. Warm and inviting...
Month of Tea Brewing: Day 22

Month of Tea Brewing: Day 22

Month of Tea Brewing 2017  –   Day #22 Dark Tea – Heart-Shaped, Rose Petal Blend What we now refer to as Dark Tea is also known as fermented tea. But, when they were introduced, it was mistakenly thought by many that all compressed, fermented teas should...