Posts tagged with "knowledge"
14. August 2014
Chinese regard Tao as a complete system which is the rule and law of universe and life. Therefore, Chinese do not speak of Tao easily, which is different from Japanese who have tea ceremony for tea, ikebana for flower, incense lore for scent, kendo for sword, even judo and taekwondo for wrestling and striking. Among Chinese food culture, entertainment and other activities, it is tea ceremony that can only be qualified to Tao.
30. May 2014
HangZhou was known in the ancient times as WuLin. The West Lake of HangZhou faces the city in the east and is encircled by mountains on the other three sides. The western, southern, and northern mountains are called Mt.WuLin as a whole. Between the lake and the mountains are many famous historic and cultural sites. The most famous are the ten views of the West Lake, namely the Melting Snow at the Broken Bridge, Autumn Moon ove the Calm Lake, Lotus in the Breeze at the Crooked Courtyard, Spring...
27. May 2014
Mt.Huangshan is located in Huangshan City of AnHui Province. It is a world famous scenic resort and a famous tea-producing area in China. According to the legend. Yellow Emperor once practiced self cultivation and alchemy in the mountain, hence the name as “huangshan” (yellow mountain in Chinese). Mt.Huangshan has produced tea since the ancient times. Among the many famous teas it produces, the MaoFeng Tea is the most will-known.
23. May 2014
Mt. WuYi stands in the territory of wuyishan City of FuJian Province. With beautiful landscape, it is a famous tourist resort. The well-known WuYi JiuQu stream flows through the mountain. In fact, the WuYi Rock Tea has played an important role in putting Mt.WuYi on the map.
19. May 2014
Mt.Emei is located in the southwest of Emei City of SiChuan province. It is one of the four Buddist holy lands in China and the well-known site for Budda Puxian. Mt. Emei has many famous historic and cultural sites, including the Baoguo temple, Wannian temple, QingYin valley, Golden Summit, and BaiLong Cave. The board above the gate of the Baoguo temple bears 4 Chinese characters meaning “Tea and Zen in the same taste”, which reveal the in-depth relationship between the tea prodced in...
16. May 2014
Mt.LuShan is located in the south of JiuJiang City of JiangXi province. It stands by the yeangtze River and the PoYang Lake. It is a key national scenic resort and has been included in the list of world natural Heritages. Mt. Lushan is a horst block mountain and has been known for its majesty, uniqueness, precipitous terrain, and elegance.
15. May 2014
China has vast tea-production areas. Almost all the great mountains in the country produce famous teas. The great mountains have lush forests, misty cloud seas, and clear springs. Together, they make a warm, humid, and shady environment suitable for the gowth of tea trees. Almost all the famous teas made in the past and modern times are from the great mountains.
08. May 2014
How to Preserve Pu-erh Tea? Good perservation of Pu-erh tea requires appropriate tools, clean environment, ventilation and light.
07. May 2014
The dark tea has a bard texture. To fully dissolve the nutrients in the tea leaves, teapot brewing is usually adopted and the fresh boiling water is used. The tea leaves applied should occupy three and four tenth of the teapot volume. In addition, the loose dark tea can be brewed with a tureen. In that case, five to eight gram of tea leaves are applied.
06. May 2014
Brewing of the Oolong tea requires the best-planned and most complicated producedures. Normally, the zisha clay teapot is the best for brewing the Oolong tea.The size of the teapot is chosen based on the number of the tea drinkers. There are many Oolong tea varieties and they vary widely in appearance. Different Oolong teas have the different application amounts. For the strip-shaped semisphere oolong tea, the tea leaves should fill 20% to 30% of the teapot. For the loose strip-shaped oolong...