Jordan M. Williams
Tea Drinker, Nursing Major, Blogger
Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis . [ 3 ] After water , tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. [ 4 ] It has a cooling, slightly bitter, and astringent flavour that many people enjoy. [ 5 ]
As last week’s focus on Ti Kuan Yin made clear, I’m focusing quite heavily on oolong tea this year. Along the way, I’ve improved my brewing technique through trial and error, so I thought I would share some of the lessons I’ve learned.
Coordinates : Yunnan ( simplified Chinese : 云 南 ; traditional Chinese : 雲 南 ; pinyin : Yúnnán ; IPA: [y̌nnǎn] (
Eighteen Oddities in Yunnan ( Chinese : 云南十八怪 ; pinyin: Yúnnán Shíbā Guài; sometimes called Eighteen Wonders of Yunnan ) are eighteen unique traits of the Yunnan province of southwest China . The oddities, which are as follows, are generally presented in the form of a list, which is promulgated in promotional materials advertising the province to foreign and domestic tourists.
There are many sources of information on tea online, some of which are very good, others that are neeky, cloying, boring and/or wrong.
May King Tsang is the founder of MayKing Tea and the Queensland Business Facebook Group. As a Tea Note Speaker (the only Specialty Tea Institute's certified speaker in Australia), she runs regular Tea Appreciation classes and is available for hire to talk about all things tea. She has helped tea business startups around the world, is a writer (watch out for her book in 2013); oh, and she sells tea too.
Origins Tea Tour 2012- Tea Trees in Jingmai »
Episode 15 "Black Teas"