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Health Benefits of Chinese Tea

Customer Care 1 Health Benefits of Chinese Tea

Many people these days are not aware of the health benefits that come along with drinking Chinese tea. Chinese tea has been recognized as an antioxidant that helps in stabilizing blood sugar levels, and it can also help reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Today, we will be discussing the various health benefits associated with […]

Why Lapsang Souchong is a Popular Tea with Unparalleled Aroma

wang min full Why Lapsang Souchong is a Popular Tea with Unparalleled Aroma

Lapsang Souchong, or Zheng Shan Xiao Zhong, is a black tea originally from the Wuyi mountain. It is named for the city of Lapsang which was once one of China’s main tea producing regions. Lapsang Souchong has an intense smoky aroma and flavor with a sweet and spicy finish. These characteristics are achieved by drying […]

The different types of Chinese Tea

Quality Chinese tea 21 The different types of Chinese Tea

Through thousands of centuries of brewing, trading, and experimenting, people from all over the world have accultured to the simple joy and satisfaction of pouring and drinking a cup of Chinese tea. For most people, tea-drinking is prescribed as alternative medicine. Many researchers have accounted for its use to enhance one’s immunity against diseases and […]

Chinese New Year Myths and Traditions

Ang bao Chinese New Year Myths and Traditions

Tradition of Pineapple Tarts Not many people know about this, but Singapore was once an important centre of the global pineapple canning industry. Pineapples first originated from South America until Christopher Columbus brought them across the Atlantic to Europe by 1493. 100 years later, the well-travelled Portuguese then introduced this sweet and sour juicy fruit […]

Do you know what is the story behind mooncake?

liu bo wen zhu yuanzhang Do you know what is the story behind mooncake?

Tea is a spiritual refreshment. Usually, the moon during mid-autumn is the most beautiful and is well paired with tea. According to a Chinese legend, mooncakes were used by the Ming revolutionaries. It happened during the Yuan Dynasty where it was ruled by the Mongolians from the North. It was said that a Han Chinese […]