Saturday, February 16, 2019

Tea and Buddhism: Much More Than Just Contemplation

Published on May 13, 2016 by Peter GW Keen At one level, the association of Buddhism and tea seems natural and obvious. The ethos and...

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....

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...