Brewing Tea at Home: Tea Trays

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There is more to brewing tea than mugs, thermoses, and tea bags. Please do not misunderstand me, I appreciate these conveniences, especially first thing in the morning on my way to work, or with my hands busy while I am working in the garden. But one of the most admirable things about the global diversity […]

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How Can I Make My Tea not Bitter?

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Some people love bitterness, some distain it. While the tea plant naturally has components that add bitterness, no tea has to taste bitter. It all comes down to how you make your pot of tea. This posting assumes one thing you can always assume with us…it’s loose leaf tea. (Nothing against tea bag tea, just […]

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Where did you say this tea is from?

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Introducing Stone Leaf Teahouse’s Tea Atlas   If you have ever wondered where the tea you’re drinking comes from, you’re not alone.  When you drink tea, you can taste the place in which it was grown.  Much of the flavor is deeply connected to a particular mountainside, village, or master craftsman.  Whether you know the […]

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