Chinese culture

Chinese teas good enough to start a war

August 23, 2014
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There’s been a resurgence in tea interest of late and Sydney recently had its inaugural Tea Festival so I wanted to post my own tribute to my beloved tea, specifically Chinese teas. Like most Chinese households, we always had a pot brewed at home and I can recall drinking Chinese tea from a very early […]

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Good riddance to a bittersweet 2011 – here’s to a happy 2012!

January 1, 2012
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There is an undeniable sense of guilt-ridden déjà vu as I write these words: “I’m sorry for the absence and the lack of posts of late”. I’m not sure where the cultural custom owes its roots, but for guilty Chinese children confessing their sins, the customary stance is to have your head bowed, pulling on […]

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