Oolong Tea, Tea Art, Tea Extras

Golden Moon Tea Tie Guan Yin Series

Wow, the holidays are taking me for a beating. We're celebrating at my house this year and today was all about an appetizer and the soup course. The soup was a hit and on the menu. The appetizer - not so much. I'll have to go back to the drawing board on that one. I… Continue reading Golden Moon Tea Tie Guan Yin Series

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Oolong Tea, Tea Tastings

Tea Gong-Go Tasting Review: Tie Guan Yin – Golden Moon Tea

Gong-Go Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Results: A wonderful everyday tea with extraordinary floral notes. Reasonable pricing and fast availability of this fine oolong make it worth keeping in your cupboard for everyday use. Vendor: Golden Moon Tea Tea: Tie Guan Yin Type: Oolong Origin: unfortunately Golden Moon Tea does not provide any sourcing information Tasting: 11gram / 190°/ 10oz /… Continue reading Tea Gong-Go Tasting Review: Tie Guan Yin – Golden Moon Tea

Tea Art, Tea Extras

Goji Berry Lime Punch Series

Its been a rough week and I've been looking forward to producing this series. The source image is beautiful all by itself. I love this tea blend and it tastes as good as it looks. You can get the recipe here. Instead of using one image for this series I've used three. Along with the… Continue reading Goji Berry Lime Punch Series

Recipes & Blends, Tea Extras

Goji Berry Lime Punch

Wow - what a weekend. Managed to finish the Christmas shopping then got sucked into the abyss that is Instagram Stories. It took me a good chunk of the weekend, but I finally think I've got it down and a process in place for this social network. It's time to relax and I'm going to… Continue reading Goji Berry Lime Punch

! Gong-Go Essential Gear, Gear (teaware) Reviews, Infusers

Adagio Tea’s ingenuiTEA – Product Review

Gong-Go Rating:🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟Results: Easy to use, clean & care for, its unique measurement guide & easy grip make it a step above all the rest. Vendor: Adagio TeasProduct Name: ingenuiTEAPurchase Date: November 2018Review:I couldn't be more excited about this bottom-dispensing infuser from Adagio Teas. Since I started using the ingenuiTEA I've wanted to replace all my other… Continue reading Adagio Tea’s ingenuiTEA – Product Review

Tea Art, Uncategorized

Golden Moon Tea Sinharaja Series

I fell in love with this new Sinharaja from Golden Moon Tea and got one heck of a tea-drunk on it. Inspired by the citrus and honeysuckle notes, I did my best to reflect these in this series. Here is the image I started with. The honeysuckle reminded me of spring and the first piece… Continue reading Golden Moon Tea Sinharaja Series

Black Tea, Tea Tastings

Gong-Go Tea Review: Sinharaja – Golden Moon Tea

Gong-Go Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Results: A delightful honey-sweet anytime tea worthy of your collection. Beautifully balanced to stand on its own without the need for milk or sugar to cut any bitterness. If you've never had a Ceylon (Sri Lanka) tea this is a great place to start. Vendor: Golden Moon Tea Tea: Sinharaja Type: Black Origin: Ceylon… Continue reading Gong-Go Tea Review: Sinharaja – Golden Moon Tea

Tea Art

Spiced Apple Keemun Steamer Series

This series was even more fun to produce than the tea blend behind it. Once I got started I didn't want to stop but it was getting late and I hadn't even touched my latest manuscript today so I finally had to call it quits. I'm up in the air though about how to post… Continue reading Spiced Apple Keemun Steamer Series

Black Tea, Recipes & Blends, Uncategorized

Apple Spiced Keemun Steamer Tea Blend

One of my favorite part of the holidays is blending up new teas. I always have bits of this and that from all the teas I buy left over at the end of the year and a budget that usually does not include purchasing new ones. I do however have lots of dried fruit and… Continue reading Apple Spiced Keemun Steamer Tea Blend

Tea Art, Uncategorized

The Mystery Pu’erh Series

These took a bit of effort. The pu'erh was so dark it wasn't easy to get any definition into new images. Once I got past that I liked the end result. I've put them in the order I produced them to demonstrate the process I go through. The final image consists of about 20 different… Continue reading The Mystery Pu’erh Series