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 Starship Enterprise: “Tea. Lapsang Souchong....

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 of ingredients. The two main...

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 yesterday, in the same amount...

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 the cup first. A corresponding...

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 States were very different in...

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 many tea drinkers aren’t aware...