TeaGuide: Reviews and Ramblings

December 14, 2012

Lusterware

Filed under: history,tea — by JanisB @ 1:36 pm
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Lusterware cupWhile there are many types of glazes, some of the most unusual, as well as some of the prettiest, are known as lusterware.

Read the entire article about lusterware at English Tea Store blog.

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November 9, 2012

Profiles in Tea: Thomas Kasper

Filed under: exotic tea,food,history,men drinking tea,oolong tea,tea — by JanisB @ 12:48 pm
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This is the story of how a German translator and former beer drinker came to know and love tea … and became the owner of Siam Tee, specializing in the teas of northern Thailand. I’ve sampled several of these teas, and was so impressed that I had to learn more.

Read the entire post at English Tea Store blog.

July 2, 2012

Blue tea vs. grey tea

Filed under: food,friends,history,tea — by JanisB @ 3:25 pm
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When we moved from the New York City area to semi-rural South Carolina a few years ago, it was an adjustment to say the least. I had to get used to “y’all” instead of “you guys.” Instead of Italian restaurants and all-night diners on every corner there was something called a “meat-and-three,” which is just what it sounds like, and where macaroni and cheese is considered a vegetable.

Read the entire post at English Tea Store blog.

 

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