Thursday, October 28, 2021

Darjeeling: Choosing and Enjoying a Peak of Tea

Darjeeling: Tea in the High Himalayas High tea. Interesting weather patterns. Complex and vulnerable ecology. Darjeeling is a peak of tea in two senses. It is...

Microwaved, tepid, rolling boiling? Water for tea!

Published on November 29, 2016 by Peter GW Keen Look after the water and the tea will look after itself. This sounds simple and is. But...

Tea of the Future: How Science Fiction Sees It

  By far the best-known quote about tea comes from science fiction. It is, of course, from Jean Luc Picard, the sophisticated French captain of...

Tea with Milk

Tea in milk Classic burning issues of deep trivia about tea have long been whether to add milk and, if so, which to put into...

Good Tea Needs a Good Tea Cup

Good Tea Needs A Good Teacup Published on April 26, 2016 by Peter GW Keen How many times have you made the very same tea as...

Japanese teas: as different as sushi and burgers

Japanese teas: as different as sushi and burgers Japan's teas are almost all green. They can be exquisite and are very different from China greens:...

The Road Warrior’s Tea Kit

  Face it. You can’t find good tea anywhere on most business trips and hot water is a contradiction in terms globally. So, Warrior, arm...

Everything you needed to know about the kettle

Published on December 20, 2016 by Peter GW Keen Kettles are both the most and least important part of the home or office tool set....

For the love of the Himalayas

For the love of the Himalayas Published on March 14, 2017 by Aravinda Anantharaman There’s always something interesting around the corner, in Darjeeling. About an hour...

Tea in America

Tea, in the White House Published on July 1, 2017 by Peter GW Keen Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe… These first five Presidents of the United...