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Some Tea with Your Chocolate

Annelies ZijderveldDecember 21st, 2009 by Annelies Zijderveld
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The snap of chocolate squares breaking – the silkiness of a chocolate bar melting on your tongue – people flock to chocolate for good reason. If you’re reading this, the chances of you being a tea fan are pretty high. Over the past few years, the frequency of pairing chocolate with tea has increased, bringing together the luscious decadence of cacao with the robust tannins and flavor of tea leaves. (more…)

Tasting Tea: A Door to the Senses (Part 1)

Bliss DakeMay 4th, 2009 by Bliss Dake
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Like wine or chocolate tasting, tea tasting provides an opportunity to engage with the senses.  Discovering your favorite tea is a personal journey that will constantly surprise, as you encounter endless complexities of flavor, aroma and color. The more tea you taste, the more you will learn to appreciate the nuances between tea varieties and tea types.  And to get started, all you need are tea leaves and water. (more…)