What is high mountain oolong / high mountain tea? What makes it so special? Why is it so well-loved within the tea community? Why it is sold at a high price point? Why is it getting harder and hard to find? Those are all questions I am going to be answering in this post, I'll… Continue reading What Is Gao Shan Cha / High Mountain Tea?
Wow it's been a little bit since I last posted hasn't it! I 100% didn't plan on there being this much time between posts but I just haven't been able to work on writing blog content recently because I've been coming off my current medication for my chronic migraines and the side effects of slowly… Continue reading Tasting Sessions – Masters Tea – Rohini First Oolong
Hey Everyone! Today's post is all about Hojicha which is a tea a lot of people associate with this time of the year so I thought that now was the best time to do this post and assist those of you out there who love hojicha in learning more about what goes into creating it… Continue reading Dark Roast vs Light Roast Hojicha – How Roasting Times and Temperatures Affect Flavour Profile
What is Milk Oolong? Despite what a lot of companies out there would have you think, it is not oolong that has been watered with milk or steamed with milk like you will hear rumours of or a rolled green oolong that has had an artificial flavour derived from lactose added to it. What milk… Continue reading What is Milk Oolong? Uncovering the truth and exposing inauthentic practices.
Happy New Year Everyone! I know I only posted yesterday and it been a hell of a long time that I've posted two days in a row but today I wanted to follow up on yesterdays Insights Into The Japanese Tea Industry post and get the second half of my Q&A with Tezumi Tea out… Continue reading Insights Into The Japanese Tea Industry – Tezumi Tea (Q&A -Part 2)