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Product Review: The Republic of Tea – Various Tea Varieties

republic of tea milk oolong

Milk Oolong is a type of Chinese oolong with an aroma and flavor combination that suggests cream, and even, to me, a hint of milk chocolate. After a couple of sips, my palate had adapted to it; after a cup, I was a convert. Read More »

A Brief History of Japanese Tea

Japanese Green Tea

Japanese tea, like Japanese culture, is unlike anything else in the world. It draws on more than 5,000 years of history, but was only truly refined into the art it is today in the last 400 years. Read More »

Monks, Friars and Herbs

First steps towards modern medicine were done in the ancient times. What can we learn from old medicine men? Read More »