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    Shanghai Daily

    Fresh green tea is the ultimateway to welcome springtime

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    Serious Eats

    The Tea Cup and the Dragon: Secrets of China's Favorite Green Tea

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    Saveur

    Why Tea Lovers Go Crazy for Spring Harvests, the First Fresh Tea of the Year

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    NPR

    Before Adele's Grammy Controversy, There Was The Great Tea Squabble

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    The Telegraph

    Mother of four makes tea her business

It takes a village to raise a cuppa

When the unwitting soldiers of the Ming Dynasty met the ingenuity of the villagers from Tongmu village, one of the most distinctive teas was borne. Thus, the legend of Lapsang Souchong.

Cottonopolis: a cocktail of English & Japanese influences

Using Japanese meets Peruvian ‘Nikkei’-style cuisine, Cottonopolis have ventured further than their home of Manchester to create a venue full of exciting twists and turns. Still staying true to their Northern heritage, they’ve used a mix of East and Western flavours in their tea menu culminating in the iconic cocktail ‘Milk & Two Sugars’

The News Desk

  • Award Image

    Shanghai Daily

    Fresh green tea is the ultimateway to welcome springtime

  • Award Image

    Serious Eats

    The Tea Cup and the Dragon: Secrets of China's Favorite Green Tea

  • Award Image

    Saveur

    Why Tea Lovers Go Crazy for Spring Harvests, the First Fresh Tea of the Year

  • Award Image

    NPR

    Before Adele's Grammy Controversy, There Was The Great Tea Squabble

  • Award Image

    The Telegraph

    Mother of four makes tea her business

The Longest Feud

Immortalised in stamps, postcards and pictures, for the longest time China and India had been laying claim as ‘The World’s Tea Original Source.’ It took science sleuths decades of search and testing to finally settle the dispute.

From here to nomad’s land

After spending 11 years as a financial controller for a global automobile brand, Jeremy Goh quit his job and pursues his dream as a writer and photographer. Traveling the less trodden path to seek new experiences and connections, Jeremy found himself in unventured Afghanistan, driven by a wandering spirit and refueled by the hospitality of native tribes.

A ‘GANDHI’ TOAST TO THE NEW YEAR

2016 is shaping to be an eventful year, notably with Brexit and the election of Donald Trump as the next US president. Instead of champagne on ice, we borrow a tea with salt recipe from a global peace icon, Mahatma Gandhi, for a tea toast to usher in the new year with new possibilities.

A shot. A pop. A beat, a drop.

Listen closely: the elements in our body have the power to change the way we perceive our surroundings. Discover the science behind the different effects of caffeine on the brain in both tea and coffee, and how this has the power to change the way we hear music.

The cultures club

Coffee Kombucha, symbiotic mould, and brewing your own healthy tea features as fermentation takes over the nation.