Tag Archives: Tea

Taiwanese Lishan Oolong Tea

I got up this morning and the sun was shining for the first time in weeks, a perfect reason to drink tea on the patio. I decided to explore some Li Shan Oolong. The Li Shan area is one of the highest tea growing areas in the world and produces some of the best Taiwanese […]

Purple Dragon Enters Spring

Spring has fully arrived  in Guangzhou. To settle into the season I like drinking  Zi Long Pao Wulong (lit: Purple dragon Robe Oolong).  This is how it feels: Whilst pouring water on the leaves, the fragrance spirals into me like mana, reinvigorating my soul and elevating my spirit. As the water touches my lips, the […]

Ways To Drink Tea: Part 1

Tea Mind by Tony Lambert We live in complicated times. For those of us that live lives of high pressure and stress, harmony, stillness and clarity may seem distant. There is no doubt in my mind that a cup of tea does wonders. And if prepared and drunk properly the very same cup of tea will alliviate […]

A friday of Kung Fu and Tea

A lot of people came out to Bjarte’s presentation of his trip to China. We really got a night packed full of stories from his stay at Wudang together with demonstrations of a Chen style taiji form, the powerful Immortal staff and the Immortal Sword. As well as an appearance of his Kung Fu students. […]

How to brew Wu Yi Oolongs

There are several ways to brew Chinese teas. Using a regular tea pot Using a Gaiwan Using a small clay teapot 100-150 ml and small cups For Wu Yi Oolongs we highly recommend the latter two. Regular Teapot Simple add 10g of leaves to a normal teapot. Bring water to a full rolling boil and […]

First Tea Tasting In Oslo

With 15 degrees below outside and the rush of Christmas shopping entering the mind of people I felt it was about time for a little Tea break. So I invited people to come and taste some of the great teas Tony had found on the market in Guangzhou. At around 3pm on saturday the 4th […]

Notable Adventures in Tea

Tony and I have decided to start vblogging about tea! We will soon update this blog with regular videos and photos of our notable adventures in China searching for tea, tea legends, and the meaning of life (;-D).