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Sunday, March 16, 2014

TEA WALK : PART 1

I'm sure every body have ever taste the delicacy of tea.
A cup of tea sometime be a 'good friend' to spend our afternoon or morning time.
Not just as a tasty drink, but it's believed as a healthy drink too.
Tea is an aromatic  beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the tea plant.

Tea plantation
Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world.
There are so many specific name of tea in every part of the world: tea, the, tee, teh,  te, thea, teja, cha, chai, and many more.
In Indonesia, tea is called 'teh'.
It has a cooling, slightly bitter, and astringent flavor that many people enjoy.
Tea originated in China as a medicinal drink.
Tea is an infusion that made ​​by brewing the leaves, leaf buds, dried leaves or stems of the plant Camellia sinensis in hot water.  

Tea (Camellia sinensis)
The term "tea" is also used for beverages made ​​from fruit or herbs are brewed, for example; roselle, chamomile, chrysanthemum and mint.
The tea does not contain tea leaves called herbal teas

Herbal tea
This week we will talk all about tea.
We can share our own tea tradition through this series.
Please enjoy...

18 comments:

  1. I must be one of the few people that doesn't like tea!

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    1. Wow... sounds so strange for a British. As long as I know, British have an old tea tradition, it's began since 1650.

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  2. O yes, that will be nice to learn all about tea from you. When I was on Java I have visited a teaplantation and we also got a tour in the factory where the tealeaves were fermented. I love the taste of Orange Pekoe tea.

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    1. Oh...sounds so interesting. My home town is a little town on the mountain side and surrounded by so many hills. There are three old tea plantations with their own factories. I love the Orange Pekoe tea too, so delicious.

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  3. Oh, it'll be a fascinating series to read with a good cup of tea in hand!

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    1. I hope you will enjoy both of the series and the tea.

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  4. We drink tea almost every day, my wife likes iced tea but I drink hot "lipton" style tea.

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    1. We drink tea almost every day too. A cup of hot tea usually accompany our afternoon time, refreshing time

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  5. I'm not a lover of hot drinks, I only drink tea occasionally and never drink coffee at all.

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    1. Maybe you avoid caffeine effect from both of tea and coffee drink. No problem.

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  6. I have been drinking tea at least once a day all winter. I do enjoy it!

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    1. Of course it will keep you warm and fresh.

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  7. "A cup of tea will make everything better". I start my mornings with a cup of tea!

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    1. Very good. I'm sure you get the benefits from your tea.

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  8. I love all the tea.
    Every day I drink green.
    Greetings.

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    1. That's great. The green one is so healthy.
      Have a nice week.

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  9. We love tea warm and cold...Lately I have been drinking Jasmine Tea from fresh tea leaves..it is wonderful. I will look forward to the tea post.

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    1. Ehmm... so nice. Thanks for stopping by

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