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 tea Bush, which produces white tea, grows in the mountains of China’s Fujian province at an altitude of 1000 meters. White tea in China drank at the court of the Emperor, and since that time him its fame as the “elixir of life”. According to one legend, the Chinese Emperor was sitting under a tree with a bowl of boiled water in which the leaf fell from the tree. Eating the infusion, the Emperor admired his taste, so began the history of white tea.
White tea is divided into several types. The most valuable of them are “White peony (Pai Mu tan) and “Silver needle (Yin Zhen).
For the manufacture of the best grades of white tea used tea buds and one or two upper leaves of the tea Bush. Collect them only twice a year, first in April and again in September. In this collection takes place exclusively in the early morning, namely, from 5 to 9 hours. And, not to spoil the exquisite fragrance of tea, the workers on the plantations are forbidden to drink before work the garlic, onions, and various Continue reading
Ginger is a plant that came to us from India and Asia several hundred years ago. The medicinal properties of its roots (this is the part that contains the maximum amount of essential oils used for food) make the ginger not only the original spice or flavoring agent to the dish or the drink,
but also a real partner in the fight against many ailments. In cooking, the plant has a wide application range: it is added to various sauces and seasonings to get a sharp, rich taste. It is curious that ginger has the same pronounced antibacterial and antimicrobial action, like garlic, but lacks a sharp and peculiar smell, which is so difficult to kill. It is a storehouse of iron, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium and sodium, and vitamins A, b and C.
Long ago in Tibet used the infusion Continue reading