It would not be a proper lesson on tea without sitting down and discussing the origin of tea. Where is it grown? More importantly where can it grow?
I love running into new teas. Teas from around the world inspire me to learn more about other cultures and peoples. This Kenyan Tinderet black tea from David's Tea does just that and makes me want to visit Kenya to find more.
It’s taken me a while to find an orthodox African tea. It’s generally too difficult to control quality, so they all become CTC pellets instead. This Orthodox Kenyan black tea from Stash Tea hits the spot.
It's been a week since the end of the World Tea Expo in Las Vegas and I'm still a little heady from the experience. Here's a recap of my time at the Expo and my takeaway from the event.