1. Aged White Tea

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    September 10, 2012 by bethanjthomas

    White Tea Comparison

    In all of my time studying and working in tea, I had always believed that the only type of tea …
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  2. An Official Chinese Resident

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    September 10, 2012 by bethanjthomas

    Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China

    I’ve been rather quiet on the blog front of late, as I’ve moved to China on a year long mission …
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  3. Umami and Tea

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    March 26, 2012 by bethanjthomas

    Visiting gyokruo green tea fields a few years ago

    Given the title of this blog, it seems suitable to meander on the meaning of the word umami, and specifically …
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  4. Raw Vegan Haute Cuisine

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    March 18, 2012 by bethanjthomas

    Epically Raw Vegan Salad

    In celebration of my impending death, (aka the birthday marking the end of my 20s), several of my close friends …
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  5. There’s tea in my beer!

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    March 13, 2012 by bethanjthomas

    Coors Light is the beer of choice in our household.  Our Canadian flatmate made sure that this was the case, …
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  6. Tea: Fuel of the Nation

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    March 2, 2012 by bethanjthomas

    I found this wonderfully produced video about the importance of tea to Britons via http://www.tea.co.uk today. It certainly sums up …
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  7. A Cuppa A Day Keeps The Doctor At Bay

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    February 20, 2012 by bethanjthomas

    It seems to me that tea is often the unsung hero of a British diet.  40% of our national liquid …
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The Photos

Jinping, Zhenghe viaduct

Jinping, Zhenghe main street

Jinping houses

View from a traditional Jinping house

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The Old Boys

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