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The History of White Tea

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This delicate tea is loved by many for its subtle flavour and health benefits not only today but dating back centuries. Whether you're an avid tea drinker or just like to have a cup or two on occasion, you know white tea is always a good choice. But did you know that this type of tea has a long and rich history? Let's take a look at the origins of white tea. Where did white tea originate?White tea is believed to have originated in the Fujian province of China. This area is renowned for its high-quality teas, and white tea [...]

Recipe: Milky Oolong Tea

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Who doesn't love a good Milky Oolong Tea? If you're craving this delicious Chinese Tea, it's possible to make it at home with this recipe.  Oolong Milk Tea is a refreshing drink enjoyed by many and can be made with different types of tea leaves. Oolong milk tea is a great option that's not too sweet and has a smooth flavor. It's a refreshing drink that can be enjoyed any time of day. Here are the ingredients and steps you'll need to make this recipe: we recommend  2 - 5 teaspoons oolong tea leaves (we recommend Iron Goddess of Mercy [...]

Everything you need to know about Oolong Tea

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Have you heard of oolong tea? If you haven't, you're missing out! It's a part of a lot of people's daily routines, and for good reason. Oolong tea is a delicious and healthy beverage that has many benefits. In this blog post, we'll discuss everything you need to know about oolong tea, from what it is to its health benefits. What is oolong tea?Oolong tea is a type of tea that is made from the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. This plant is also used to make green tea and black tea. Oolong tea is usually semi-oxidized, which means [...]

The History of Oolong Tea

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Take a sip of this delicate, aromatic tea and be transported into Ancient China and the world of oolong tea. This tea is special in many ways, not just because of its delicate taste, but also because of its interesting history. A story full of wonder and emperors, the history of oolong tea is a tale as rich as its flavour. Where did oolong tea originate? Oolong Tea (Wu long) originates in China.  The name “oolong” actually means “black dragon tea.” This is because when producing Oolong, the leaves of the tea plant, Camellia Sinensis, are partially oxidised, making them [...]

An Oolong Tea Nutritional Guide

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While you're having your afternoon tea, do you ever wonder what oolong tea is and what benefits it has? Not only is this tea delicious, but oolong tea has many nutritional benefits. This tea is made from the Camellia sinensis plant, which is also used to make black tea and green tea. Oolong tea is partially oxidized, which gives it a unique flavor profile that is somewhere between green and black tea. Let's answer some of your burning questions about oolong tea: Does oolong tea have calories?Oolong tea contains minimal calories. A single cup of oolong tea has approximately 2 [...]

Oolong Tea vs. Other Teas

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Our recent Oolong Tea guides have covered the basics of Oolong Tea, the history of Oolong Tea, the nutritional value of Oolong tea and how to prepare oolong tea.  We now turn our attention to the ways in which Oolong Tea differs from other popular teas (and other beverages) so that you can understand the key differences when choosing your next tea to try. Let’s get started with Oolong Tea vs other tea. A primer on processing: Green Tea, Black Tea, Oolong Tea and White Tea all come from the same plant: Camelia Sinensis. The different colours and flavours are [...]


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