Saturday, August 24, 2019

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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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 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...

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...