TeaGuide: Reviews and Ramblings

February 29, 2012

Profiles in Tea: Lu Yu

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Lu Yu, author of Cha Jing, or The Classic of Tea, is often referred to as the patron saint of tea. He was a colourful character with expertise in many areas – not only tea.

Born in 733 CE in Jingling, Fuzhou (now Tianmen City, Hubei Province) about 125 miles southwest of Shanghai, Lu Yu was abandoned at the age of three. A Zen master at Longai Monastery found and adopted him.

Read the entire post at English Tea Store blog.

Special Diet Tea Time: Vegetarian/Vegan

You’ve sent out the invitations. You’re looking forward to enjoying afternoon tea with friends or family. And then it happens …

Oh no! One of my guests is a vegetarian! Maybe even a vegan! What do I do now??!

Read the entire post at English Tea Store blog.

Organizing a Tea Tasting

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Looking for something fun to do on a grey winter’s day? Why not share the joys of tea by inviting friends and family to a tea tasting!

Keep the group cozy, maybe ten people max. Ask one of your guests – one who knows how to make tea – to assist you.

Read the entire post at English Tea Store blog.

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