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Category Archives: Tea Preparation

The Easiest Way to Brew Gallons of Iced Tea (Without a Machine)

The Easiest Way to Brew Gallons of Iced Tea (Without a Machine)

  We have talked to a lot of companies that want to make a lot of iced tea for their customers, but do not want to deal with the hassles of using a dedicated iced tea brewer. The complaints we hear are the brewers are too big, too hard to…

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5 No-No’s When Drinking English Tea

5 No-No’s When Drinking English Tea

Have you ever gotten that look? You know, the look by a group of people that says you are doing something wrong, but they are not going to tell you what it is? Man, I hate that look. Well, when it comes to tea, I can help prevent this from…

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Question: Can You Brew Tea Directly In Milk?

Question: Can You Brew Tea Directly In Milk?

  One of the most popular ways to drink Black Tea is with milk. The British have been doing this for years and it is one of my favorite ways to have my morning tea. But, what if we skipped using water and just brewed the tea directly in milk?…

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A Little Gift to Start Off the New Year!

A Little Gift to Start Off the New Year!

  I thought I would start off 2013 by giving thanks to all the readers of Tea Time and customers of Golden Moon Tea. Without all of you, Golden Moon would not be where it is today. It is your loyal support, passion and love of tea that really makes…

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How People in Hong Kong Drink Tea

How People in Hong Kong Drink Tea

  Hong Kong has a lot going for it. It is one of the commercial capitals of the Orient, the architecture is amazing and the food is out of this world. But, the one thing that Hong Kong lacks is a way to get a quick cup of good tea….

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The 10 New Commandments of Breakfast Tea

The 10 New Commandments of Breakfast Tea

  I love Breakfast Tea. I like waking up, deciding which brisk tea to drink, boiling the water and smelling the tea as it brews. There is just something about the ritual that makes mornings (and my groggy self) much nicer. Because of my love for Breakfast Tea, I have…

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The Wrong Way to Make “Strong Tea”

The Wrong Way to Make “Strong Tea”

  My mother is famous for making “strong tea” as she calls it. Her version of strong tea involves using a little bit of tea and steeping it for an insane amount of time, about 10 – 15 minutes. While I love my mother to death, I can’t stand her…

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Why You Should Ice Brew Japanese Teas

Why You Should Ice Brew Japanese Teas

  Now that Football season is coming up I already know there will be about 1,000 commercials for a certain beer company on TV. Even for those who don’t watch football, I am sure you have seen the commercial of a silver train freezing everything in its path. They then…

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Why Hot Tea Cools You Down On A Sweltering Summer Day

Why Hot Tea Cools You Down On A Sweltering Summer Day

  Whenever I see my Grandmother, she is always drinking hot tea (or just hot water). It doesn’t matter if it is the dead of winter or the middle of the summer – a Hong Kong summer, which are notoriously brutal. I always wondered why she did this. Her answer…

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How to Choose the Perfect Teapot

How to Choose the Perfect Teapot

  Question:  ”I was just eyeing your Tokoname teapot and it got me wondering… what do you look for (or rather, what should *I* look for) in a teapot? This one sounds like it’s geared toward Japanese greens, which I do not drink often. So I’m trying to figure out…

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