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THE SPIRIT OF THE JAPANESE TEA CEREMONY

During a tea trip to Japan we spent some time studying the Japanese Tea Ceremony.  Learning about tea is definitely a lifelong pursuit and the Jap...

A HISTORY OF AFTERNOON TEA

Afternoon tea started in England in the 1840s as a ritual mini-meal of sorts between the midday meal and dinner that was usually not eaten until 8...

A VISIT TO LOVER'S LEAP

In April we visited the Pedro Estate, famous for Lover’s Leap tea.  The estate is located in Nuwara Eliya, also referred to as ‘little England’ du...

VARIETIES OF TEA FROM THE CAMELIA SINENSIS LEAF

All true tea comes from the same plant, Camellia Sinensis, and it is the way the leaves are processed that give us so many different varieties of ...
  • Patrick Kern
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