The History Of Tea

The History Of Tea How tea was discovered It is difficult to tell who invented tea or where and how the first cup of tea came to be brewed. Legend has it that the discovery of tea was made when Emperor Shen Nung of China came across the Camellia sinensis plant back in 2737BC; a few leaves stirred

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The Health Benefits of Tea

The Health Benefits of Tea The most common types of caffeinated teas are black, green and oolong and the popularity of each type varies geographically. In the US, black tea consumption far outweighs the other two types of tea. In contrast, in Asia, green tea is the more common variety; in Southern China,

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How to make a proper brew

How to make a proper brew Run the tap a little so the water’s nicely aerated, and only boil it once to keep the oxygen level up. Oxygen in water helps flavour! Pop a tea bag into your mug, pour over the hot water and stir briefly. Tea needs time to unlock all

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What is pudding?

What is pudding? The history of pudding is a complicated topic. Why? Through time, many different kinds of foods have been known by this name. The creamy, rich pudding dessert we (Americans) think of today is more closely related to custard. The history of custard is likewise ancient. This food followed a separate,

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An Abridged History of Hot Chocolate

An Abridged History of Hot Chocolate We all know hot chocolate as the warm, rich drink we enjoy on a cold night by the fire, or after engaging in winter activities such as ice skating and skiing. But have you ever thought about this delicious beverage's origins? Hot chocolate's history goes quite a way back,

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10 Little-Known Facts About Tea

10 Little-Known Facts About Tea For nearly five thousand years, people have been enjoying tea. Discovered in China, it is currently the one of the most popular beverages worldwide, second only to coffee. Sometimes it’s sipped on the go, and other times it’s prepared in traditional ways, with great ceremony. There are many different

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History of Cappuccino Coffee – Cappuccino Types

History of Cappuccino Coffee – Cappuccino Types A cappuccino is a type of coffee drink. It comes from Italy and is prepared with espresso, hot milk, and steamed-milk foam and is made in a steam-producing espresso machine. Before there was a cappuccino as we know it today there were variants of coffee that

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9 Steps How to Make the Perfect Espresso

9 Steps How to Make the Perfect Espresso Making great espresso is difficult. It requires at least delicious coffee beans, excellent brewing recipe, good and clean espresso machine and grinder. Also you need to know the best practices on how to actually pull an espresso. Before dosing the coffee to

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How to brew a perfect cup of tea

How to brew a perfect cup of tea Good tea is inexpensive but not cheap. For what it offers, tea is an affordable luxury but choosing good tea needs some care. Connoisseurs store their wines in climate controlled cellars and cigars in humidors.  A cup of tea is 99% water and good water is

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