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Category Archives: General Knowledge
I just watched Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon. Quite entertaining for what it is- Tsui Hark’s stylish action sequence, a charismatic as always Feng Shaofeng, Angelababy who is always pleasing on the eyes plus Chen Kun’s quirky … Continue reading
As a beverage, tea probably has no equal in terms of depth and scope of knowledge. In fact many would argue that tea is not just a beverage but a way of life. One of my favorite Chinese quotes on … Continue reading
Tea Storage You just added to your tea stash, perhaps you bought a few at a go so you can enjoy sampling them. But you are worried the tea leaves will lose their fragrance or worse spoil. How can you … Continue reading
If you have any interest in Chinese tea, very soon you will come across the word ‘Wuyi’ or ‘Mt Wuyi’ or ‘Wuyi tea’. Where is this Mt Wuyi? Location of Mt Wuyi Mt Wuyi or Wuyishan district is located in … Continue reading
Oolong Categories Oolong is broadly categorized into four main types- based on its place of origin.The four main categories are Min Bei (North Fujian), Min Nan (South Fujian), Guangdong and Taiwan oolongs. Min Bei Oolong Min Bei teas include the … Continue reading
After black tea, green tea is the most widely consumed type of tea in the world. Like Chinese tea in general, green tea is widely misunderstood but first a little background story. Green tea’s popularity started rocketing when studies emerged, … Continue reading
Commonly Chinese tea is classified into six types namely white, yellow, Pu-er, green, black and oolong. There are other types of tea related beverages that do not originate from the camellia sinensis plant are generally classified as herbal tea or … Continue reading
There is a famous Chinese saying：‘工欲善其事，必先利其器’which means, if you yearn to excel at the job, you must prepare the right tools. Indeed, this saying is true in many ways, including brewing of Chinese tea. It is a common misperception that … Continue reading