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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!
March 30, 2020

Matcha News

Size of the Powder? Yes, this contributes to the Matcha quality (who knew powder was measurable?!) Even high quality tea can have poor taste if the leaf is ground to the wrong granularity. Our Matcha has to be 14 microns and it is constantly measured (I was shown the daily […]
March 28, 2020

Oolong Tea Master

The not-so-expert inspects the rolled tea leaves for perfection (before handing back to Zhou and Mr Wei!) The rolling process is a key part of tea-making. It is especially important to produce Oolong. The leaves are placed into the rolling machine and turned by hand. The act of colliding with […]
March 25, 2020

The Ultimate Tea?

Who’s This Little Beauty? Have you seen (or tried) a Flowering Teaball? If Tea is theatre (and it is!) then these little wonders are the ultimate tea… Artfully crafted by hand, Tea Balls are made with the tips from the finest tea. Simply pop one into 500ml of water (70-80° […]
March 19, 2020

CHASH Tea Sale – 25% off everything in the shop

Hello People As you’ll be aware the hospitality world has fallen apart. In just a few days almost all of our clients have closed (this week we’ve had 1 order) Like every small company (including many of our clients mentioned above) we face a scary challenge and an uncertain future. […]
March 18, 2020

Home Tea Packs

In this difficult period I know many (if not most) people are going to have to spend more time working from home. For almost 9 years we have lived by own cheeky philosophy – If ‘Tea Makes Everything Better’ shouldn’t we be drinking better tea? At this time, it seems […]
March 10, 2020

No Filter Needed

#nofilterneeded when it looks this good. If you want to discover great tea, the clarity in the cup is one of the best indicators. If you see murkiness and a lack of light it’s time to have a rethink and see the light (see what we did there) 😉 Oh […]
February 27, 2020

Snowy London

It may be snowing in London Town, but that won’t stop us. Especially when we have tea to keep us warm and cosy. We’ve decided to start with Raw Pu’Er to keep us going in the early morning. Stay warm, folks
February 22, 2020

Tea Friends

So pleased to hear my tea friends in Hubei Province can safely return to work. They have been badly affected by coronavirus. I’ve been invited to visit again when it is safe and already made a firm promise to do so. Thinking of them and sending our warm wishes. #teafriends […]