• Black Tea

    March 6, 2010DishinandDishes

    Welcome to black tea. By far the most oxided of teas, black tea generally tastes stronger and gives more of a caffeine kick than its white and green relatives.  It is probably the more familiar tea with most people, due largely in part to the fact that it keeps longer and therefore, is used more widely…

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  • White Tea

    February 26, 2010DishinandDishes

    White tea. White tea is perhaps the rarest of teas due to the limited “picking time” available to pluck these beauty leaves while they’re still young. This tea is harvested before the leaves have fully opened and are typically covered in fine white “hairs”. Thus the name white.  Some white teas are picked from the…

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  • Tea Tastings

    February 24, 2010DishinandDishes

    Please be aware of my giveaway still going on.  You can read about how to enter here. Recently I reread this book on tea that I got a few years ago – The Tea Companion by Jane Pettigrew. I have become obsessed with good tea.  I am a tea connoisseur in the making. See, I…

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