Tag Archives: tea

  1. 大田 ‘Big Field’, No Fields In Sight

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    November 27, 2012 by bethanjthomas

    Datian Mountains

    There was an awkward moment a few weeks ago, after arriving in a small town, four and a half hours …
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  2. Anxi – The Home Of Tieguanyin Oolong Tea

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    October 17, 2012 by bethanjthomas

    Caiqing - inital process of making tieguanyin tea

    Last week, I was invited by a local tea magazine to visit the International Anxi Tea Fair as an ‘honoured …
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  3. Korean Tea

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    September 23, 2012 by bethanjthomas

    One of the fantastic things about being based at an Agricultural University with a special focus on tea science, is …
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. There’s tea in my beer!


    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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  7. A Cuppa A Day Keeps The Doctor At Bay


    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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