Tea Culture, Tea Extras, Tips & Tricks

The Art of Tea – Getting started with flash-infusion brewing.

For those following my blog you know I take pictures of the tea I review and turn them into art - this post isn't about "tea art" though. What I'd like to talk about today is the "ART OF TEA." If you Google "art" they return a definition at the top of the page that… Continue reading The Art of Tea – Getting started with flash-infusion brewing.

Tea Art, Tea Extras, Uncategorized

Wild Tree Purple Moonlight Series

The Wild Tree Purple Moonlight White Tea from Yunnan Sourcing turned out to be one of the best teas I've ever had the pleasure of drinking. If you've not tried it yet its highly recommended and there is a link at the bottom of this page for $5 off your first order. I tore through… Continue reading Wild Tree Purple Moonlight Series

Gear (teaware) Reviews, Infusers

Gourmia GTP9815 – Product Review

Gong-Go Rating:๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸResults: Inventive design & perfect for smaller infusions. Extra safety features prevent breaking make it a great choice for the office.ย Vendor: GourmiaProduct Name: GTP9815 (get yours via my Amazon Affiliate link here)Purchase Date: November 2018Review:I was really excited to get my Gourmia GTP9815. Up until now, I've only used those bottom dispensing infusers that… Continue reading Gourmia GTP9815 – Product Review

Tea Extras, Tips & Tricks

Researching The Best Tea Vendors

There's nothing more exciting for the tea lover than receiving that big haul of tea ordered from a new tea vendor. And nothing worse than not getting what you expected and hating it. Though not starving, as a writer, blogger, and artist my tea budget is finite. Like most people, the funds I have for… Continue reading Researching The Best Tea Vendors

Tea Art, Tea Extras, Uncategorized

2013 Shou Mei White Tea Cake Series

Crazy week. Still learning the social media ropes & spent way more time than I should have on Instagram. Also had a rough time with this review. Turns out that foreign matter in sun-dried tea is not unheard of and I ended up having to revise the review for this tea after chatting with Yunnan… Continue reading 2013 Shou Mei White Tea Cake Series

Tea Tastings, White Tea

2013 Shou Mei White Tea Cake (Yunnan Sourcing)

Gong-Go Rating: ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Results:ย Every sip leaves your mouth watering for more with its remarkable balance of savory body and sweet juicy finish. Delicate but complex, this tea will appeal to roasted oolong & pu'erh fans alike. I'm drinking the hell out of it! If you've never had a Shou Mei, you don't know what your… Continue reading 2013 Shou Mei White Tea Cake (Yunnan Sourcing)

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:๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸResults: Easy to use, clean & care for, its unique measurement guide & easy grip make it a step above all the rest.ย 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

Recipes & Blends, Tea Extras

Cash-strapped for the Holidays? Then Blend Your Own Tea!

Everyone loves the holiday season, but it also a drain on the wallet and limits the funds available for new teas. By this time of the year I also usually have a teaspoon of this and a bit ofย that, but by themselves, they are not enough for Gong-Go Flash-Infusion. Rather than sulk over the lack… Continue reading Cash-strapped for the Holidays? Then Blend Your Own Tea!