Is there even a difference? At first glance, Irish vs English Breakfast tea seems to be mostly the same. But there are a few key differences. The most important one concerns the composition of each blend, which affects the strength of the tea. One of these two teas is considerably stronger. That makes the two distinct enough that one or the other will definitely … [Read more...] about What Is The Difference Between Irish And English Breakfast Tea?
If you're looking for me to tell you which of these teas is better, you will be disappointed. I love them both and simply can't choose. Of course, that assumes good quality teas. The black tea we tend to drink in the west is usually pretty unexciting in terms of flavor. That's probably why it has become normal to add milk and sugar to it. Good black teas are much … [Read more...] about Oolong Tea Vs Black Tea (Which Is Right For You?)
Both pu'er and oolong are not common in the west. That is a shame. They are hugely popular in China. And for good reason. They both bring something completely different to the table than black, green or white tea. And they have the same health benefits, along with a few unique ones. In short: you owe it to yourself to try them. But which one to try? My … [Read more...] about Oolong Vs Pu-Erh Tea (Which Should You Be Drinking?)
Green tea is more popular and better known. It seems every day there is a new article about green tea in the news. Oolong tea does not get nearly the same press. But did you know that oolong tea is far more prized in China, the home of both types of tea? Does that mean that oolong tea is better than green tea? Not at all. But it does mean that oolong tea … [Read more...] about Oolong Vs Green Tea (Which Should You Be Drinking?)
We've all been there. You go to a Chinese restaurant and they bring you some tea. Usually it's in a small pot that you use to fill your tiny cups. You try some and it is incredible. Part of that is due to the atmosphere, but it's also due to quality tea leaves that are brewed perfectly. This means that you can recreate the experience at home. But you need to get the … [Read more...] about What Kind Of Tea Is Served In Chinese Restaurants?
That's not just a clickbait title. What you read below will surprise you. That's because so much of the information you find online regarding the caffeine content of various teas is flat out wrong. Almost all sources tell you that black tea has the most caffeine. But that isn't really true. Black tea leaves actually tend to have less caffeine than other tea leaves. … [Read more...] about Which Tea Has The Most Caffeine? (The Answer Will Surprise You)
Hot tea in summer may sound crazy to us, but it's common in Asia. And they invented tea, so you have to figure they know what they are doing. In fact, hot tea actually cools you down. It makes you sweat, which cools your skin when it evaporates. Not only that, but hot tea has tons of health benefits, too. Of course, there's nothing wrong with a refreshing cup of … [Read more...] about Hot Tea In Summer? Best Teas To Drink In Warm Weather
Aren't they the same? Matcha is a form of green tea, after all. That's true. Matcha is green tea. But not all green tea is matcha. Both matcha and regular green tea leaves come from the same plant: the Camellia Sinensis. And both are processed as green tea. But that's where the similarities end. The main differences lie in the way the tea plants are cultivated … [Read more...] about Differences Between Matcha And Green Tea