Da honh pao, otherwise known as imperial red robe, is considered the world’s most expensive tea at £180 (approximately $293) per pot. The Royal China Club Restaurant in London serves this pricey brew. They obtain the leaves from a tea master in China who has her own garden. Processed in very small batches, it ends up having rich, dark cocoa notes and a light fruity, slightly bitter finish.
This is something to experience on your next trip to London!
Continued from Essential Low-Ranking Chadogu for Ceremony of Tea – Part 1 Kōgō (香合) – The Incense Container The Kōgō(香合) is the Chanoyu incense box. It consists of a lidded container and is typically made of either ceramic, wood, or lacquered wood depending on the type of brazier or hearth … Continue reading
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