Author: Linda Chang

On En Shi Yu Lu (En Shi Jade Dew): The comeback of a long-lost tradition

On En Shi Yu Lu (En Shi Jade Dew): The comeback of a long-lost tradition

Many people love green tea because it is tasty and healthy, yet few seem to know one green tea can be made quite differently from the other. Among all the requests that I have received on Quora lately, one question piqued my interest in particular, […]

Shelf life: How Long Does Tea Last?

Shelf life: How Long Does Tea Last?

Some teas develop a more sophisticated taste over time, whereas others will lose their flavors fairly quickly. What is the shelf life for different types of tea? We have summarized it in a single chart for you. Please bear in mind that this is just […]

How to make iced Longjing tea?

How to make iced Longjing tea?

It was the last week of March, but the sun was already scorching outside in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I was sipping iced green tea in a local teahouse, and trying to stay refreshed in this unbearable hot afternoon. While watching the live streaming of tea […]

How to brew a perfect cup of Longjing tea?

How to brew a perfect cup of Longjing tea?

Chinese people have been brewing Longjing tea with this method for long. Fancy to know how?

5 FAQs about Longjing tea * (Dragon Well/Long Ching)

5 FAQs about Longjing tea * (Dragon Well/Long Ching)

* To avoid confusion in romanization, we use the Chinese name Longjing throughout the article instead of Long Ching or Dragon Well.   1.    Why is Longjing tea so famous?  The history of Longjing tea dates back 1,500 years, and its fast rise to fame […]

Why I drink tea?

Why I drink tea?

Except for those who grew up in a tea drinking environment, people always need one reason or two to start drinking tea. And my story with tea starts from here.