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  Tea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tea is often drunk at social events, such as afternoon tea and the tea party.
Darjeeling tea is known for its delicate aroma and light colour and is aptly termed as "the champagne of teas", Assam tea is known for its robust taste and dark colour, and Nilgiri tea is dark, intensely aromatic and flavoured.
Tea consumption is taboo in the US-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tea   (9937 words)

  
 Tea Classics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tea as a beverage was introduced to China no later than the fifth century BCE.
This chapter describes the various properties of tea, the history of tea drinking and the various types of tea known in 5th century China.
Following his father Emperor Hongwu's ban on manufacutring of tea cake, Prince Ning advocated a simpler way of steeping lose tea, a radical departure from the sophisticated tea cake ceremony of Tang and Song dynasty, thus pioneered a new era in Chinese Tea Culture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tea_Classics   (1721 words)

  
 Green Tea - The Power of polyphenols
The part of the tea plant used in making any tea is the leaf bud and the two adjacent young leaves along with the stem, broken between the second and third leaf.
Green tea polyphenols suppress cancer cell formation and growth by blocking the formation of cancer-causing agents such as nitrosamines, quelling the activation of carcinogens, and detoxifying or trapping cancer-causing compounds.
In fact, green tea may be worthwhile investigating in regards to its effect on the AIDS virus, as its polyphenols increase the percentage of T-helper lymphocytes and decrease the precentage of T-suppressor lymphocytes, while HIV infection decreases T-helper, and increases T-suppressor, lymphocyte activities.
www.asktom-naturally.com /naturally/greent.html   (1564 words)

  
 Chinese Tea
Scented tea, which is very popular in Northern China, in fact is a mixture of green tea with flower petals of rose, jasmine, orchid and plum through an elaborate process.
Tea drinking became more popular in the Tang dynasty when tea wares made of metals were served for noblesse and civilians commonly used porcelain ware and earthenware.
Generally, appraisement of tea is based on five principles, namely, shape of the leaf, color of the liquid, aroma, taste and appearance of the infused leaf.
www.mybeijingchina.com /special/tea.htm   (1336 words)

  
 Chinese Tea
Tea was used as offerings in the Western Zhou, vegetables in the Spring and Autumn period, and medicine in the Warring period.
In the Ming dynasty, tea trade began to play an important role in the government economy, the "Tea and Horse Bureau" was set up to supervise the tea trade.
In the 6th century, a Buddhist monk introduced tea to Japan and in the 16th century to Europe by a Portuguese missionary.
www.warriortours.com /intro/tea.htm   (231 words)

  
 Lu Yu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lu Yu (陆羽) (733 – 804) is respected as the Sage of Tea for his contribution to Chinese tea culture.
Lu Yu was an abandoned child in a time of war, adopted at three by the abbot of the Dragon Cloud Buddhist monastery and had obtained the name Lu Yu (taken from I Ching).
The Classic of Tea: Origins and Rituals (ISBN 0880014164); Lu, Yu; Translated by Carpenter, Francis Ross.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lu_Yu   (265 words)

  
 Chinese Tea
Chinese tea may be classified into five types of teas according to the different methods by which it is processed.
Black tea, known as "red tea" (hong cha) in China, is the category which is fermented before baking; it is a later variety developed on the basis of the green tea.
Most of the compressed tea is in the form of bricks; it is, therefore, generally called "brick tea", though it is sometimes also in the form of cakes and bowls.
www.simonstore.biz /chinesetea.html   (528 words)

  
 Chinese Tea: Wonderful Chinese Tea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The tea plant’s scientific name is Camellia sinensis (which is from the The aceae family of the Theales order), and it is indigenous to China and parts of India.
The tea plant is an evergreen shrub that develops fragrant white, five-petaled flowers, and; it is related to the magnolia.
Tea is made from young leaves and leaf buds from the tea tree.
www.easterntea.com /tea/teatype.htm   (2638 words)

  
 chinese tea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Jan Lee, a gentle, enthusiastic young man who is an apprentice tea master, serves tea in his family's Chinese antique store on Mott Street in New York's Chinatown.
Chinese tea is a beverage, Chinese tea is a pass time, Chinese tea is a culture.
Whatever you think Chinese tea is, Chinese tea is a life time of enjoyment...
www.games-n-gadgets3.com /articles/226/chinese-tea.html   (671 words)

  
 Chinese Tea Culture - China History Forum, online chinese history forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Japan learnt about tea from the chinese during Tang dynasty, and the west actually 'stole' the technique of tea-making from the chinese during the 19th century (uhmm..can't remember the name of that british tea-robber).
In Sichuan Province, "gaiwan" tea is so popular that you will find people drinking it everywhere, especially the elderly, who can usually be seen sitting leisurely nursing a cup of tea in front of their houses or in their backyard.
Besides using high-grade tea such as jasmine tea, Dragon Well tea and "Biluochun" tea (both green teas), what sets "gaiwan" tea apart is the tea set: a handleless teacup, a lid and a saucer, which is where "gaiwan" tea got its name, for "gaiwan" means "lidded teacup." The most interesting part is the lid.
www.chinahistoryforum.com /index.php?showtopic=4418   (2768 words)

  
 Chinese Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Tea has a long history over 2,000 years old, and is a common thread running through our culture.
Tea drinking has become a form of artistic and intellectual expression in Chinese culture, and is rich in tradition.
Rather, tea is something one drinks after a meal; it is merely a part of one's life.
mcel.pacificu.edu /as/students/tea/chinese1.html   (757 words)

  
 Chinese Tea, Regent Tour China
Tea was used as offerings in the West Zhou, vegetables in the Spring and Autumn period, and medicine in the Warring period.
Green tea prefers glass tea ware, scented tea porcelain ware while Oolong tea performs best in purple clay tea ware.
Among various green tea, Longjing (Dragon Well) Tea around the West Lake in Hangzhou, HuangshanMaofeng Tea from Mt. Huangshan, Yinzhen (Silver Needle) Tea from Mt. Junshan and Yunwu (Cloud and Mist) Tea from Mt. Lushan are most famous.
www.regenttour.com /china/tea/teahistory.htm   (1250 words)

  
 Sweet Tea-Cured Roast Pork Recipe - John Fleer | Food & Wine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Cure the pork: Steep the orange pekoe tea bags in the boiling water until the tea is very strong, about 8 minutes.
Remove the tea bags and stir in the sugar, salt and cider vinegar until the sugar and salt are dissolved.
Pour the tea into a large bowl, add the lemons and 2 quarts of ice water and let the tea cool completely.
www.foodandwine.com /recipes/sweet-tea-cured-roast-pork   (346 words)

  
 NUMI TEA TIMELESS CLASSICS 18 BAGS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
He opened and ran tea houses in Europe, while she painted all of the images used on their packages.
Through careful tasting, travelling and running tea houses in Europe, Numi selects only the finest and rare full-leaf teas and the freshest herbs across the world, without the addition of oils or flavorings.
They are made using full-leaf tea, not the "fannings" or dust that remains after the tea leaf separating process.
www.smartbomb.com /680692101904.html   (429 words)

  
 Afternoon Tea Newport Rhode Island Tea Menu Abigail Stoneman Inn Newport RI Tea Room, Great Tea Rooms of America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
And it is where the teas are grown that gives them their unique aromas and flavors.
This unique White Tea is a beautiful blend that is light and delicate, soothing and refreshing with notes of peppermint and jasmine.
Unlike most teas which are served soon after harvest and processing, Pu-erh’s are aged and stored after being sun-dried and steamed.
www.abigailstonemaninn.com /teamenu.htm   (1561 words)

  
 Tea Leaves: Playable Classics: Star Control II
It was, at heart, a dressed up version of the classic Spacewar game: meant for two players, each player controls a ship and tries to blow the other one out of the skies.
They added to the classic formula by giving each ship unique weapons and powers as well as a unique look, handling characteristics, and a backstory in the manual explaining a little bit about the species that was flying it.
Each of the races in the game was considered to be on one of two teams: the "Alliance of Free Stars" or the "Ur-Quan Hierarchy." Players moved their ships through a hard-to-interpret rotating 3D map of star systems, and when two ships occupied the same system, they fought.
www.tgr.com /weblog/archives/000358.html   (1988 words)

  
 Chinese Tea
Tea wares: exhibits of various artistic tea wares
One day,as he was being poisoned by some herb he had ingested; a drop of water from a tea tree dripped into his mouth and he was saved.
A major event of this time was the completion of Tea Classics, the cornerstone of Chinese tea culture, by Lu Yu, Tea Sage of China,.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/cuisine_drink/tea   (419 words)

  
 Classics: Tea Favorites in Sachets
Traditional & Exclusive
Now available in 20 count tins are many of our classic blends.
Sachets have proven to be so popular, that they have become classics as well.
Earl Grey Supreme, Classic, 20 sachets in tin
www.harney.com /classicsachets.html   (52 words)

  
 Chinese Tea Classics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
China also has a large number of ancient classic treatise on tea, there was even one tea treatise written by an emperor: Song Huizhong.
Origin The botanic description of tea plant, orginal of the words for tea, method of the planting, quality of tea, and usage of tea.
This is the earlist monograph on water for tea.
www.greenspun.com /bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg.tcl?msg_id=00Cm8F   (1248 words)

  
 Chinese Tea: Teapots and Other Tea Wares
Tea wares consist of ovens, tea rollers, teapots, cups, tea bowls, and trays and so on.
In the middle of the Ming, with the advent of purple clay tea ware, focus was not limited to the color contrast of tea liquor and tea ware, but switched to the fragrance and taste of tea.
Tea wares made for the royal family in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, shone brilliantly among numerous tea wares.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/cuisine_drink/tea/wares.htm   (443 words)

  
 Tea
A bright, brisk African tea with the colour of a bright new penny and a full bodied, rich flavour.
A delicious, refreshing, high quality tea from the lush, fertile Brahmaputra Valley in North East India and the beautiful mountains of Sri Lanka.
1706 is a tea full of flavour and colour, reflecting the warmth and ambience of the countries of origin.
www.goodnessdirect.co.uk /cgi-local/frameset/sect/DT.html   (389 words)

  
 Tea in loose leaf, tea bags and tea assortments.
Tea in loose leaf, tea bags and tea assortments.
The fragrance of this tea is brought out by the addition of milk.
This blend of fine fl teas has an incomparable fragrance and a fine flavor.
www.he-and-she.com /tea.html   (625 words)

  
 R-MC Academics: Classics
The department of classics regularly offers courses that involve not only the reading of ancient plays but also their theatrical production.
The Classical collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond is used for paper topics in art classes.
In April, the Roman Epic course saw Karl Galinsky speak at UVA on the Augustan age.
www.rmc.edu /directory/academics/classics/activities.asp   (203 words)

  
 Mmmm nice
So whilst only halfway through her 11am mug of tea and second fig roll, I whisked Wifey down to the station and bundled her on the next train to London, with instructions to get to the bottom of it all.
Its been the mainstay of proper puddings for generations and the muse for such tea time classics such as the Custard Cream biscuit and the Custard Slice cake and its the middle layer in a trifle.
In the olden days custard was made using eggs, sugar and milk and flavoured with vanilla, all very lovely of course, and indeed some people still do this to this day.
www.nicecupofteaandasitdown.com   (1053 words)

  
 Coffee Classics, merchants of delicious, fresh, Specialty (gourmet) Coffee and Tea.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
We provide traditional coffees, flavored coffees and teas, regular and decaffeinated coffees and teas, for your home, for gifts or the discerning office.
Coffee Classics coffee comes from the classic growing areas of the world.
These coffees and teas are carefully tended and processed by the growers.
www.coffeeclassics.com   (571 words)

  
 Black Teas
Classics are special, long time favorite blends of Britain, Ireland and Scotland.
We offer excellent fl tea selections delivering superb body, color and flavor.
Estate teas are high quality teas from the best tea-growing estates throughout the world.
www.caseyandjamison.com /BlackTeas.html   (65 words)

  
 Ginger & Green Tea Home Classics - Yankee Candles from Cherry Lane Collection
Introducing the Home Classics collection from Yankee Candle.
With its graceful lines, sophisticated aromas, and inspired colors, this fusion of fashion and fragrance presents fresh decorative possibilities for your home.
Shipping must be within the 48 Continental US States Shipping to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Europe, Canada, Caribbean and Mexico are very reasonable.
www.cherrylanepillows.com /yc-hc_ginger_greentea.htm   (95 words)

  
 NUMI TEA TIMELESS CLASSICS 20BAGS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
From the valleys of Italy, across the shores of Australia, and to the roots of China, worlds unfold before you with our new blends.
These divine herbs, spices, and teas have journeyed to be celebrated in our unique teas and teasans.
Timeless Classics Favorite Blends Features: Sweet Meadows Chamomile Lemon Myrtle Herbal Teasan, Aged Earl Grey Italian Bergamot Black Tea, Golden Chai Spiced Assam Black Tea, Water Sprite Ginger Oolong Tea Numi is a labor of love by a brother and sister.
www.vitaminproshop.com /680692101904.html   (436 words)

  
 Clipper Teas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Organic Earl Grey, Organic English Breakfast, Organic Darjeeling, Organic Ceylon, Organic Indian Chai to name a few, Clipper has the classic tea market covered with their award winning range.
A comprehensive range of both single estate and blended teas.
Each pack features a beautiful artefact from the country of origin of the tea.
www.clipper-teas.com /pr_t_classics.htm   (206 words)

  
 Walt Disney Classics Re: tea cups   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In Reply to: tea cups posted by Stewart on August 19, 2005 at 23:16:10:
: I am looking for large tea cups like the tea cup ride or smaller.
: : I am looking for large tea cups like the tea cup ride or smaller.
www.worldcollectorsnet.com /wdcc/messages/420.html   (123 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Asia Classics 2: Peppermint Tea House: Music: Shoukichi Kina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Amazon.com: Asia Classics 2: Peppermint Tea House: Music: Shoukichi Kina
Peppermint Tea House is an invitation for listeners to be introduced to Okinawan rhythms and melodies by one of the best Uchinanchu songwriters.
CD highlights are the well-known songs, Haisai Ojisan, a song with a sense of humor and celebration, and the subtly beautiful and plaintive, Subete No Hito No Kokoro Ni Hanna O, made all the more gorgeous because of the vocals by Kinas wife and slide guitar by Ry Cooder.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000002MHT?v=glance   (464 words)

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