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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!
May 4, 2019

Competition Time!

Competition Time πŸ˜„πŸŽ‰ We have Matcha Chocolate to give away. Absolutely delicious!! Most Matcha food is made with cheap, rubbish Matcha but these little beauties are made from Ceremonial Matcha πŸŒ±πŸ‘πŸ΅πŸ˜˜ For a chance to win, follow us on social media (@chashtea) and tell us why you are a #matchalover […]
April 30, 2019

Gyokuro

Here the Tea Master made us a cup of Gyokuro. This shaded tea is the highest tea in Japan. It is grown in only 3 small areas and can only be produced once a year (hence the hefty price tag!) _______________ How to Prepare Gyokuro ~ with each infusion, Steeping […]
April 28, 2019

Cold Tea Garden!

For more than 800 years this tiny village has been home to Japanese tea. It is breathtakingly beautiful. And today it was also exceptionally cold. Luckily a nice local woman lent me her blanket!     #beprepared #coolmountainair #tealife #teagarden #teatour #teaadventure #solotraveller #teacurious #teatravel #teaadventures #ilovetea #teajourney #thisisteatime #worldoftea […]
April 25, 2019

Tea Fields of Kyoto

Even on an overcast morning, the tea fields of Uji, Kyoto Prefecture manage toΒ look quite magnificent. The air was cool and fresh. I arrived in the first week of the new tea season. The leaves from these fields are due to be picked within days…
April 23, 2019

Zen Meditation

Today I had the rare pleasure of an invitation into the home of a Buddhist Monk. We had a meditation session and then he made us tea! Tea forms an integral part of his meditation (tea is the first thing he has when he wakes up and the last thing […]
April 22, 2019

Back Home

Among the tea. Home.
March 10, 2019

Tea & Health

The most significant health benefit of Tea is related to its antioxidant properties. Antioxidants neutralise free radicals, which are by-product of biological oxidation in the body as well as external and lead to oxidative stress. Oxidative stress has been associated with many chronic and degenerative diseases including heart disease and […]
March 7, 2019

Tea Flight

Would you (or a loved one?!) like to take a Tea Flight into the world of White Tea? Β° Β° White Tea is the most gentle and healthy tea. It is tea in its most natural state; once picked, the leaves are simply left to dry naturally. This gentle treatment […]