Taiwan Spring 2014 Travels…from the road part 1: Fresh Tea Aroma

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  You know it’s a good day on the job when you retire for the night, and your clothes are fragrant with the aroma of fresh tea. I’m sitting here with my cup of unfinished oolong tea. Harvested yesterday. Yes, it’s technically “not as good” as the finished product. But to cut through this tropical […]

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Kabusecha is a favorite in March

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I am constantly asked if I have a favorite tea. This question always seems to catch me off guard because simply, the answer is no. My tea desires are in constant flux. It can depend on any number of variables: my mood, what I have eaten for breakfast, the time of day. Perhaps the most […]

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Happy Chinese New Year!

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       Happy Chinese New Year from Stone Leaf Teahouse! This year is the year of the wooden horse. Each year is assigned to a different animal and to one of five elements; metal, wood, earth water and fire. The symbolic horse represents fire, which will bring a plenty of energy into the New Year.  The […]

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