Monkey Tea, Monkey Do

Alright, I’ll admit it, I might have decided to try this tea because of its cool name.  When you see something called White Monkey though, how could you resist? I came across this tea whilst cruising through Adagio Teas‘ varieties online (my kind of internet shopping) and seeing as it met my criteria of being…

Yellow Tea – A New Variety Awaits…

First off, I think I need to apologise for some misinformation.  A while ago in an early post on my tea blog, I declared that there were five categories.  Well it appears that I was wrong. I have been made aware of another, a mysterious sixth category that’s as rare as it is pricey.  The…

The Iron Goddess of Mercy – Cool Name Huh?

It’s Sunday so it’s time to try something special!  Tea is best when you’ve got time to sit and enjoy it, and following another bumper delivery of teas from around the world, my choices for my something special were pretty wide. I opted for Ti Kuan Yin, also known as ‘Iron Goddess of Mercy’, because…

Yunnan Noir – Embracing the Dark Side

It’s a time of mixed emotions at Tea and That HQ at the moment.  Sadness at the fact that I’m on the last of my samples from Adagio’s Silk Road collection, but also happiness as this now means I can splash some cash on more teas to try! But before I start perusing the tea…

Cherry Sencha – From China via Macclesfield

On a drizzly Sunday afternoon, my girlfriend and fellow tea lover, Gabby, and I decided to get out of the house and find somewhere nice for lunch. A bit of rain is never going to stop the quest for food, this is Britain after all and drizzle is what we do best. We found ourselves…