Well, finally we have started winter! On Saturday even the sun came out for the first time in several months. I really like these winter moments – when you do not need to rush anywhere, on the street, snow and frost, and you’re sitting at home in the warmth of the large window, and so becomes a cozy and good. And really want to cook something cozy and warming. For example, hot chocolate. No, not just cocoa. And not even just hot chocolate. But something quite unusual, which is never and nowhere had not tried. For example, orange. Hmm. and how to do it – do not add the same orange juice, in fact. But then I thought – no need add anything anywhere. You can simply flavored creamer. It’s just the perfect way to get drink every taste – even ginger, mint though. Continue reading
One day my friends, examining the characteristics of this type of tea, came to the conclusion that it is possible to live almost on one the white tea. White tea — in Chinese the pronunciation of “Bai Cha” 白茶 ) – despite very modest number of varieties are very different and self-sufficient. One kind of Bai cha will give you ease of green tea. Another warm, as warm Oolong and red teas. Third, pressed and villiany few years, will replace Shen-PU-erh.
Of course, we had slightly exaggerated. Puerh, Oolong teas, red teas have their own unique differences. And yet, in our comparison is the truth: different types of white tea are so unlike each other that it is sometimes
difficult to believe in their relationship.
Varieties of white tea
Classics Bai Cha is a type of Bai Hao Yin Zhen (the”Silver needle with white pile”). For the production of this tea is used exclusively Continue reading
The tradition of drinking tea came to us from China, where, during the reign of Emperor Chen Nan appeared and the so-called white tea. This kind of tea is not yet very widespread, as this tree grows only in two places of the globe – on the island of Sri Lanka and in Fujian province in China. The leaves of the tea tree are subjected to a weak fermentation, which leads to its color. Its name he received because of the tea Bud to bloom covered with white down. This kind is very valuable because it is harvested only twice a year – in September and April and only in the morning. Weather should be Sunny, wind or rain will ruin the crop. Employees are not allowed to smoke, drink and have spices, so as not to spoil the aroma of the tea leaves. For production of this tea collect leaves from the tree Da Bai Hao
or Shui-Hsiang. On these trees the buds appear Continue reading