Saturday, April 20, 2019

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...

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:...

New blog piece on Tea and Buddhism published in Tea Journey...

TEA AND BUDDHISM This new blog piece looks at the history of tea and Buddhism -- I hope you find it fun and intriguing. It...

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...

Heroines of Tea: new book by Peter Keen

Heroines of Tea: just published   My new book, Heroines of Tea, is not "about" tea but the impacts of women through tea on major areas...

Clonals – the tea of the future

Published on March 15, 2016 by Peter GW Keen There’s a straight-faced line in a scientific report that innovation in tea making in Japan has...

Tea in Brazil

          Tea consumption  in Brazil is growing at twice the world's average rate per year. It's part of the growing interest and innovation across Latin...

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...

A Darjeeling Devotee

Design Your Own Chai:The Life of Spice by Peter GW Keen   Chai is a style of tea, rather than a precise specification or standardized 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...