Darjeeling tea was not known in the 1850’s, when tea planting first began in the area. A lot of hard work took place through the 1900’s, when 89 gardens were running at full steam. Robert Fortune and Dr. Campbell are contenders in this discovery – one forgotten and another fully … Continue reading
We’re going back into the archives to revisit this classic post by James Norwood Pratt. This post contains the four-part sequence “The China Trade: Foreign Devils and Pidgin English”. We have added a link to the end of each one to take you to the next if you would like … Continue reading
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Yes! Tea is the most versatile and delicious beverage in the world. Yes! Tea has historical significance throughout many cultures. And Yes! Tea can be a simple remedy for many ailments. I was recently reminded of this when my niece, Megan, made me an extremely tasty tea that eased my … Continue reading
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