April’s Tea Haul Recap of Seven Cups Fine Teas

Well, the first month of my new Tea Haul format has come to a close. One of my goals with dedicating each month to a new vendor is to provide a recap of my experience with their products and service. While  I won’t be giving them star ratings I will touch on some specific areas:  Continue reading April’s Tea Haul Recap of Seven Cups Fine Teas

Going Gong-Fu: It’s All About The Pour!

The key to Gong-Fu style tea is based on two factors: water/leaf ratio and time. In the traditional Western style, you have small amounts of tea with large quantities of water and steeped over minutes. This tradition arose from the monopoly China had on tea when first discovered by the West. Being hard to acquire Continue reading Going Gong-Fu: It’s All About The Pour!

Going Gong-Fu: Getting started on a budget (part 2)

I was inspired to do this post by a recent tweet from one of my fellow bloggers Kimberly from Tea Is A Wish Your Heart Makes. Turns out she had a great find at one of her local charity shop: a beautiful Japanese Kyusu for only £2.50. That’s about $3.25 in the US. With that Continue reading Going Gong-Fu: Getting started on a budget (part 2)

Going Gong-Fu: The Evolution of a Tea Addict

For anyone who knows me, change is not something I gravitate towards. I like tradition, continuity, and the familiarity of well-worn habits. When I started Tea Gong-Go my goals were to share what I’d learned about flash fusion brewing coupled with more modern infusers. However, cost factors have come into play and if there is Continue reading Going Gong-Fu: The Evolution of a Tea Addict