Latay for the lady – part 2

[ before ] Days passed, she had smuggled in a pack of dust tea into their new home. After all she was a fearless woman. She would brew a sugarless black tea before he woke and wash down all signs of it quickly. But it was not the same, there was no milk and sugar … Continue reading Latay for the lady – part 2

A speedy history of tea – China

Since the most important beverage in my life is the tea, I found a book on it in the library. Here are a few notes from the book: The Chinese character t'u in early writings was also used to describe other plant infusions.  Later the character ch'a (ch'a and t'u both have similar calligraphy), came … Continue reading A speedy history of tea – China