"Liang Chen and Ji-Qiang Jin of the Tea Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences think they have found just such a plant growing wild in a remote area in Fujian province, southern China. As they report in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, not only is the tea plant naturally caffeine-free but [...]
If the tea bush were a Christmas tree, pickers would only take leaves from the bough where the star is placed, the very tip, and perhaps a few of the branches with ornaments on them. Sarah Rose "For all the tea in China: Espionage, empire and the secret formula for the world's favourite drink"
Tea is an addiction, but an addiction different from all others. It is milder, a habit relatively easily broken. It is more universal. Most unusually, it is good for the addict. And it is largely unnoticed both to those addicted and others. Indeed, the conquest of the world by tea has been so successfull that [...]
Ah i dolci al matcha… long time no see! Dopo il goloso successo estivo dei Matcha Greenies ecco a voi una altrettanto ghiotta new entry autunnale, perfetta per accompagnare il vostro tè anche in ufficio.
L'immancabile lista degli eventi sul tè, che ogni mese ci prepara la tea blogger Carlotta Mariani. Grazie!