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The CHASH Tea blog

This is where you get to help choose what we talk about. We will be regularly posting news from the tea world, but encourage you to let us know if you have a favourite topic Keep popping back - you may find your tea topic covered!
January 9, 2020

Iron Goddess of Mercy

The majestic Iron Goddess of Mercy (Tie Guan Yin). Anxi County in Fujian Province is home to this famous Chinese Oolong.   Our tea is handpicked by Farmer Luwei from his garden in Quanzhou. The garden is approximately 1000 metres above sea level and the leaf is harvested in Spring. […]
January 7, 2020

Detox Time !!

Much of the detoxing process isn’t fun and it can be pretty gruelling. So… Kick-start your new year in style!   Named 1,000 Days Red, this beautiful flower is bursting with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.   1,000 Days Red (also colloquially known as Globe Amaranth) takes its name from the […]
January 5, 2020

Feel Better !

The multiple health benefits of the Chrysanthemum flower have long been known to Chinese medicine. It was first used in the Song Dynasty in 960.   In addition to its other benefits, Chrysanthemum helps with flu and a sore throat (especially when you add lemon and honey!)   Add just […]
December 23, 2019

The World of Hospitality

The World of Hospitality is an excellent read for those interested in the industry. Here is a little piece on us : https://tinyurl.com/rvwy3ea ‘For hundreds of years tea was a luxury product that only very few could afford’    
December 20, 2019

Matcha Latte ~ A Cautionary Tale

You probably know about the incredible health benefits found in Green Tea. One of the most important is catechin. Catechin is a flavanol (antioxidant). It’s great for your heart and blood flow and Matcha is a rich source. However, a protein found in cow’s milk reacts with catechin and decreases […]
December 14, 2019

Tea Brings People Together

What can you do with delicious tea in the house? It helps make communicating easy, brings people together and can facilitate mutual understanding (especially needed this week)   So arrange a family tea party ….even if the window – or atmosphere – is frosty     #benice #becivil #showlove #christmas […]
November 22, 2019

Crazy Offer !!

We have a little November treat for you. Created here in London, our Mint Liquorice pouch has an incredible blend of sweet and fresh. And now we are giving you the chance to snap some up for just £3.50! The usual price is £6.50 so that’s pretty much half price! […]
October 6, 2019

Larger Leaf?

Did you know the leaf used to make Lapsang is larger than a normal tea leaf? The native name is zhèng shān xiao zhong. Xiaozhong (小种 / 小種) means “sub-variety”and refers not to the fresh, top leaves but to the fourth and fifth leaves of the tea plant.   Here […]