Care for and Maintain Your Yixing Zisha Teapots

Care for and Maintain Your Yixing Zisha Teapots

by Brooke Davis April 25, 2016

Yixing Zisha teapot is a great vessel for brewing tea. It can absorb the fragrance and texture from teas, and it will become more and more beautiful with its own unique feature after long term properly use. The more you care about it, the better it will be. There are many different methods of seasoning, caring for and maintaining a Yixing teapot, here we’d like to introduce several professional but simple ways of taking care of your Yixing Zisha teapot.

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Traditional Chinese Tea Etiquette

Traditional Chinese Tea Etiquette

by Brooke Davis April 25, 2016

As is well-known, China is a country with a time-honored civilization and a land of ceremony and decorum. In China, tea is always served when guests come to visit. As an important medium of etiquette, tea plays a significant role in Chinese interpersonal relationships. Knowing the tea etiquette, being polite and showing respect when drinking tea in Chinese teahouse can not only reflect your good self-cultivation, but also bring you the pleasantness and peacefulness from tea.

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How to Pair Tea and Food

How to Pair Tea and Food

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

Tea is known to enhance and bring out the aroma and subtle flavors of many types of food. But, just like wine, you also need to learn which tea can actually complement the taste of certain foods. The best pairings have come about from a lot of trials and errors. Do not think, though, that tea and food pairing is complex. Tea is a very versatile brew and while there are different teas that come from various regions; with varying textures, undertones, aromas and flavors – once studied – can be quite easy to pair off.

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Cups for making Flower Tea

Cups for making Flower Tea

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

Among Chinese tea, Using well-selected Fujian Silver Needles and dehydrated flowers (Gomphrena, Yellow Chrysanthemum, Jasmine, Lilies, Marigold and Carnation etc.) as material, the series of flower tea is carefully made with the combination of unique handicraft and modern technology.  The beverage looks light green and yellow, clear and bright. It has a fresh mellow fragrance and a sweet aftertaste, with light green tea dregs.  Because of the effects of tea flowers, it can refresh the brain, regain consciousness, remove heat and eliminate toxins.

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Tips on Drinking Tea

Tips on Drinking Tea

by Brooke Davis April 22, 2016

There are many substances which are beneficial to your health in teas.  In fact the more often you drink tea, the more it will enhance your health.  One of the strongest healthy elements of tea are called polyphenols, which are a strong anti-oxidant.  Anti-oxidants are said to slow the aging process while strengthening the immune system.

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How To Properly Use a Gongfu Ceremonial Tea Set

How To Properly Use a Gongfu Ceremonial Tea Set

by Brooke Davis April 21, 2016

Tea can not be fully enjoyed without a nice tea set to serve it with, and this is especially important when drinking tea Gongfu style, or as part of a Chinese Gongfu Tea Ceremony.  Part of the Gongfu tea ceremony is entirely about the aesthetic appearances and the display of the tea itself.  Using a Gongfu tea set, you can fully experience your tea in all ways possible, delighting the senses.

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