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Category Archives: Tea and Health

Why Tea Gives You A Sense of Well Being

Why Tea Gives You A Sense of Well Being

The fact tea makes you feel better is almost a cliché. But all clichés start from somewhere. The starting place for tea has to do with the fact it makes you feel better in so many different ways. You drink tea when you are sick (Physical) You offer tea to…

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White Tea: The New Green Tea?

Photo: www.flickr.com/photos/barnkim/2271432174/ It is hard to believe… Facebook is only 6 years oldEmail is only about 13 years oldThe Internet has only been popular for 15 yearsWhite Tea was introduced in the US only 18 years ago…. I know what you are thinking. White tea doesn’t fit in with the…

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Pu-erh (and How It Can Make You Feel Better)

photo:www.flickr.com/photos/shop_boy/355698343/ Every time I am lucky enough to visit Hong Kong, one of my favorite things to do is eat dim sum while overlooking Victoria Harbour. If you have never had dim sum, you should definitely try it some time. You generally sit in a large restaurant while people whiz…

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Why Oversteeping Tea Turns It Bitter

photo: www.flickr.com/photos/36940699@N03/4348245604/ Whoever coined the term “Browning Garlic” almost got me in a bunch of trouble. It was my first day in culinary school and my first project was to make a dish with 4 other people. My job was to cook the mushrooms. The first thing that I was…

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Tea Can Make A Grandmothers Cat Skinnier

My friend Joe likes to tell us about his Grandparents every time they have family gatherings. They are actually quite amazing people as his grandmother remarried at the age of 80 and they have been living happily for the past 15 years independently in their own house.    One of…

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546 Cups of Green Tea Will Kill You

I think we need to hold up on all the “tea is healthy” talk here for a minute. According to this super-scientific website, tea can actually kill you. That is, it can kill you if you drink 546 cups of it in a row. Before you start freaking out, 546 cups…

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