Sunday, July 25, 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...

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...

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....

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...

When war came to Assam

When war came to Assam Published on August 17, 2017 by Peter GW Keen “The Stalingrad of the East… Named at the ceremony as Britain’s greatest...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...