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How Tea is Produced? Tea Processing and Production Steps

How Tea is Produced? Tea Processing and Production Steps

by TopicTea Team 8 min read

If you’re a tea lover, then you must know that tea is produced from the Camellia sinensis plant. But have you ever asked yourself how the tea producers develop different tea flavors? If you’re new to the tea processing industry, then this question is challenging especially in understanding the tea leaves processing to come up with the final product.

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How to Make Baileys Cream Tea?

How to Make Baileys Cream Tea? Ingredients and Step by Step Recipe

by TopicTea Team 3 min read

Baileys cream tea is the ideal morning or evening drink for anyone. It's a cream tea cocktail that blends a sweet aroma and intense taste that tea lovers desire. With only three ingredients to boot, you'll find it easier to prepare this exclusive tea.

The gorgeous Baileys Cream Tea is best for guests and features excellent tasting delights. It's like a liquid dessert and is a perfect cocktail drink for your guests. Besides, you can serve Baileys cream tea while hot or cold though one cup is never enough for anyone. To prepare Baileys tea, follow our kitchen guide below.

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Can You Decaffeinate tea? How to Make a Decaf Tea at Home?

Can You Decaffeinate tea? How to Make a Decaf Tea at Home?

by TopicTea Team 6 min read

Tealeaves come with natural caffeine as their basic component. According to scientists, this chemical has a lot of effects on the body, some of which are positive. Taking too much of caffeinated tea with an empty stomach is a potential risk to restlessness, anxiety, jittery, high blood pressure and increased heart rate. 
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How to Pair Chocolate with Tea. Pairing Tea and Chocolate Guide

How to Pair Chocolate with Tea? Pairing Tea and Chocolate Guide

by TopicTea Team 6 min read

Christmas is on its way and you may want to find a new exciting beverage for your guests. Just as there is a cocktail of different alcohols, beverages such as tea and chocolate can be paired to create a heavenly aroma and taste. If you are a chocoholic, tea and chocolate are the perfect combination. Long gone are the days where only wealthy families could enjoy cocoa and tea. This guide seeks to give you deeper depth on the perfect way to pair tea and chocolate.

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30 Interesting Facts About Tea

30 Interesting Facts About Tea. #5 is Surprising!

by TopicTea Team 11 min read

Consumption of tea dates back to five millennia ago and people of all ages and backgrounds have been enjoying it since. As a matter of fact, tea is second to coffee when it comes to popularity. Discovered in China, this beverage has become part of our modern civilization. 

Sometimes it is taken on the go or other times it is prepared in special ways particularly in ceremonies. Many types of teas exist today with each boasting of rich history. That being said, let's look at the most interesting facts about this beverage.

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What is Russian Caravan Tea? How to Make it?

What is Russian Caravan Tea? How to Make it?

by TopicTea Team 4 min read

Russian Caravan tea is a perfect tea choice for tea lovers and people working to shed some weight. Most people describe it as a full-bodied and aromatic tea with a very sweet malty taste. It is a blend of Keemun, oolong, and lapsang souchong teas, which come from the Camellia sinensis, a Chinese tea plant. Perhaps, you already know that Chinese tea produce is an excellent choice. The Russian Caravan tea came into being in the 1600s when camel caravans transported tea from China to Russia. The name arose from the transportation.  

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Why Hot Tea Cools You Down on a Sweltering Summer Day

Why Hot Tea Cools You Down on a Sweltering Summer Day

by TopicTea Team 4 min read

You may have wondered why. Why do many Asians (and grandmothers) take hot tea on a hot day? Does the extra heat cool them down? If yes, how so?  

To answer this question sufficiently, it’s best to look at how the body works. Science supports hot tea being an excellent remedy in both hot and cold seasons, mainly because of how the body reacts to external and internal stimuli. With that said, here are several pointers to further explain this phenomenon: 

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Why Some Teas Are Darker than Others?

Why Some Teas Are Darker than Others?

by TopicTea Team 4 min read

Tea comes in six distinct colorations: green, brown, black, yellow, white and oolong. However, between the major colors, are the subcategories. Your domestically prepared black brew can come out light dark or bright red or even yellowish dark for some brands. 

Many varieties of tea plants come from the same bush, Camellia Sinensis. However, depending on the method employed during the crafting process, the ensuing brews may vary widely based on their colors. The primary cause of this difference lies in two factors - fermentation and oxidation.

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Why my Tea so Bitter and Astringent? How to Avoid Bitterness?

Why my Tea so Bitter and Astringent? How to Avoid Bitterness?

by TopicTea Team 3 min read

Many people have the impression that tea tastes bitter, thus not suitable for consumption. But that is not the case with tea enthusiasts from different parts of the world. This begs the question of why your tea tastes bitter even after brewing it for a while. 

Most of the people who feel that their tea is not up to the required standards are most likely newcomers. These individuals have no idea about the rich taste of tea or how it is prepared to taste better. Brewing a cup of tea that’s astringent and not bitter is an effortless activity that anyone can perform without difficulties. 

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Da Hong Pao Tea: Everything You Need to Know

Da Hong Pao Tea: Everything You Need to Know

by TopicTea Team 7 min read

Da Hong Pao Tea is famous among Chinese oolong teas due to its royal reputation and long history. It originates from the Wu Yi Mountains found in the province of Fujian, where the highest quality tea is grown in China. The landscape of the mountain offers unique geographical and climatic conditions for this special tea with unique characteristics.
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