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Fifty Shades of Earl Grey

By On October 1, 2012

Warming the hearts of many, Earl Grey has become a timeless tea enjoyed most frequently in the West. Earl Grey is said to be named after English Prime Minister Charles Grey, who… Read More

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A Matcha Highlight Part Five: Green Tea Smoothie

By On August 31, 2012

Let’s cap off the matcha series with a green tea smoothie recipe. Culinary matcha or Art of Tea’s Grade A Matcha is most frequently used as an organic base flavoring for smoothies… Read More

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A Matcha Highlight Part Four: Flavoring with Matcha

By On August 2, 2012

Grade A Matcha or culinary matcha is commonly used to flavor, season and marinate food items and drinks. Follow these three easy steps to make instant green tea flavored ice cream anytime… Read More

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A Matcha Highlight Part Two: Creating Ceremonial Matcha

By On July 13, 2012

Nestled along riverbeds and amidst luscious forests, lies a region called Yame, where we source our Ceremonial Matcha. This city in Fukuoka is known as one of the leading tea producers in… Read More

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A Matcha Highlight Part One: Harvesting Grade A Matcha

By On June 1, 2012

Contrary to the popular belief that matcha derives from Japan, it originally emerged during the Song Dynasty in China. Matcha is made from a shade grown green tea, also known as Gyokuro that… Read More

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Re-Steeping Tea: Discovering the Many Flavors of Pu-erh (PART 1)

By On March 19, 2012

I sat down with Art of Tea owner and founder, Steve Schwartz for a lesson in re-steeping tea. One of the many benefits of loose leaf tea is the beauty of re-steeping… Read More

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Benefits of Green Tea: 7 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

By On March 6, 2012

Thanks to the Chinese, green tea has been around for over 4000 years. According to numerous studies and medical reports, there are many health benefits attributed to drinking green tea. We reap… Read More

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Steep a Cup of Love: Valentine’s Teas

By On February 10, 2012

Valentine’s Day is February 14th. It is celebrated in the United States and in some parts of the globe as a holiday to express love to friends, family members and significant others.… Read More

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Chai for Winter

By On February 2, 2012

When you live in a place where the climate typically reaches the 70s and 80s year round, it’s easy to forget about seasons. Driving down the Pacific Coast Highway in February, I… Read More

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Tea for Chi

By On December 27, 2011

Winter officially arrives December 21, with the Winter Solstice — which means, that as of last week, we have already welcomed it. For thousands of years, winter has been viewed as the… Read More