Monthly Archives: October 2015

Concubine Tea

By Nissan|October 17, 2015|Tastings|0 comments

Oriental Beauty oolong, or Bai Hao oolong has gained quite a following recently. The concept arose out of Hsinchu, a northwestern county in Taiwan. Forgive me reader, as I do not know the validity of the story, but the tale speaks of a farmer whose tea crop had been invaded by pests. The farmer chose to continue with production where […]

Traditional Chai

By Nissan|October 1, 2015|Uncategorized|0 comments

Note: Simplified Recipe List Located at End of Article. I’m a foot taller than my aunt yet she still tries to pick me up when I visit. We all laugh at the antic but I secretly pray that she doesn’t break her back. She’s the woman who raised me for the first years of my life. I can’t stand the […]