Tea from around the world ~ Did you know that tea is second only to water as the most common beverage in the world?

Teas Around the World: Cultures and Customs

Tea from around the world ~ Did you know that tea is second only to water as the most common beverage in the world?

Tea Culture Infographic: India, Morocco, Taiwan, Pakistan, Tibet, Thailand, China, Japan, United States, United Kingdom

Tea Culture Infographic: India, Morocco, Taiwan, Pakistan, Tibet, Thailand, China, Japan, United States, United Kingdom

Kungfu Tea? Understand Chinese Tea Culture & Ceremony (Gonfu Cha) - Peanuts or Pretzels Travel #China #Tea #Culture

Kungfu Tea? Understand Chinese Tea Culture & Ceremony (Gonfu Cha)

Kungfu Tea? Understand Chinese Tea Culture & Ceremony (Gonfu Cha) - Peanuts or Pretzels Travel #China #Tea #Culture

Persian tea--my favorite. The history of tea culture in Iran started at the end of the 15th century. Before that coffee was the main beverage in Iran. However, most of the coffee producing countries were located far from Iran, making shipping very difficult. With a major tea producing country, China, located on a nearby trading path, "the silk road", and the shipping of tea was much easier. (wiki)

Persian tea--my favorite. The history of tea culture in Iran started at the end of the 15th century. Before that coffee was the main beverage in Iran. However, most of the coffee producing countries were located far from Iran, making shipping very difficult. With a major tea producing country, China, located on a nearby trading path, "the silk road", and the shipping of tea was much easier. (wiki)

Tea is also a sort of spiritual refreshment, an elixir of clarity and wakeful tranquility. Respectfully preparing tea and partaking of it mindfully create heart-to-heart conviviality, a way to go beyond this world and enter a realm apart. No pleasure is simpler, no luxury cheaper, no consciousness-altering agent more benign. ~ James Norwood Pratt / Japanese tea ceremony. Sado 茶道

Tea is also a sort of spiritual refreshment, an elixir of clarity and wakeful tranquility. Respectfully preparing tea and partaking of it mindfully create heart-to-heart conviviality, a way to go beyond this world and enter a realm apart. No pleasure is simpler, no luxury cheaper, no consciousness-altering agent more benign. ~ James Norwood Pratt / Japanese tea ceremony. Sado 茶道

Traditional English Recipes

Traditional English Recipes

A cream tea (also known as a Devonshire tea, Devon cream tea or Cornish cream tea) is tea taken with a combination of scones, clotted cream, and jam. Cream teas are offered for sale in tea rooms throughout the United Kingdom

Tea advice, for when I sit down to a cup of tea with a mysterious stranger on my worldly travels.

Tea Time

Tea advice, for when I sit down to a cup of tea with a mysterious stranger on my worldly travels.

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