Each and every tearoom across this vast world has its own character, its own particular presence to draw you in. Whether it be the decor, location or specialty baked pastries, each has a story. The next time you travel across the ocean, keep this list handy, and try to visit as many as possible. You never know when you’ll get another chance! Some of these tearooms are located in old historic structures ensconced in wild-growing ivy, while others inhabit massive castles. It’s time to get that passport renewed and take a tea tour!
Photo by Karol Steele (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
This time of year, I think of “Oh my? It’s fruitcake weather!” — one of the memorable lines in Truman Capote’s wonderfully incisive portrait of his alter ego Buddy’s time in the South baking with his eccentric cousin Sook in “A Christmas Memory.” However, reading the story sets me to … Continue reading
We’re going back into the archives to revisit these classic posts by James Norwood Pratt. This post includes “China Black”, “Keemun – Splendor of Flavor and Perfume”, and “Yunnan – Among the Grandest of the World’s Black Teas”. We have added a link to the end of each one to … Continue reading
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