Knowledge and reviews about green tea.
An Exploration of Green Teas
15. August 2017
Vibrant green hue, low temperature steeping, cooling effect on the body: Amanda compares three fresh green teas and explores the floral notes of an authentic jasmine tea.
Difference between green and black tea
15. October 2016
The difference is quite clear, you might say: "green tea is green and black it black." But what does turn the tea leaves, which are all green, to black? And how is the fresh green color preserved in green tea?
The Big Buddha Long Jing
08. May 2016
Gabriele in Zhejiang province seeking organic Long Jing. Will he be able to find a farmer avoiding completely the use of pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilizer? Discover it in the blog...
The green tea with the white leaves
04. May 2016
A few cosy days in the countryside of the Anji county where a green tea with the white leaves is produced: Anji Bai Cha. Anji is also famous for bamboo artifacts, including trays and tool for the tea preparation; so I visit also the local bamboo tea market.
Biluochun, pleasantly bitter
27. April 2016
The first destination of the spring 2016 tea journey is Suzhou, where the authentic Biluochun green tea is cultivated. From picking the leaves, through wok-roasting into the cup... all within a day!