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Chinese New Year & Tea Traditions

Chinese New Year & Tea Traditions

When we think of Chinese New Year  ("CNY") traditions the first thoughts that come to mind is probably giving out and / or receiving red packets 红包 or indulging in all the festive snacks e.g. Pineapple Tarts and Bak Kwa.  What you may not know is that tea is also present in many CNY traditions.  For example, on the first day of the traditional CNY celebrations, guests are welcomed with tea and sweet fruits and treats to sweeten the upcoming year. It is not unusual for the treats to be arranged in eight units for each tray (for auspicious reasons).  In China, every region has...

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Bi Luo Chun Junbucha

Bi Luo Chun Junbucha

Recently one of our tea loving customer reached out to us via Facebook messenger and us asked for some green tea recommendation for brewing Junbucha. A little on Junbucha ... also known as Jun Tea - a ferment made with honey and green tea instead of black tea and sugar (which is what Kombucha is made of). Fun fact: Jun Tea is also known as the “Champagne of Kombucha”! We recommended Annie the Bi Luo Chun from our Pure Tea collection as we felt that it was a very delicate but yet flavourful green tea and based on it's flavour profile, it would...

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Why drink pure tea?

pure tea

Why drink pure tea?

Pure teas refer to any tea that comes from only one tea estate or garden. Also known as single-estate teas. In the words of Mary Lou & Robert J. Heiss, “Single-estate teas are the “single-malt Scotches” of the tea world – unblended.” -------- For those of us who have been around in the world of tea recently, we have taken note that the pure tea (a.k.a single-estate tea) movement is spreading fast in Singapore.  How Is Pure Tea Different? Pure tea (a.k.a single-estate tea) is different from blended tea (e.g. Earl Grey / Breakfast Tea) because pure tea leaves come from only one...

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Rose Moscato Tea No Bake Cheesecake

Rose Moscato Tea No Bake Cheesecake

Learn how to make a Rose Moscato Tea Cheesecake with very simple equipment and ingredients. No baking is required! If you make it at home, snap a picture and tag it #BAKEbyamuseprojects - we want to see your creations.  Equipment: Mixing bowl 8-inch spring form pan Whisk or hand mixer Spatula Ingredients for the cheesecake base: 200g Essential Waitrose Digestive Biscuits 1 tsp Rose Moscato Tea (Grinded to powder) 65g Unsalted butter, melted Ingredients for the cheesecake filling: 400g Emborg Cream Cheese, room temperature 80g Granulated sugar 2 tsp Rose Moscato Tea (Grinded to powder-like) 400ml Emborg Whipping Cream Lemon...

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How to make loose leaf tea at home?

How to make loose leaf tea at home?

Have you ever gotten blank stares from friends when you gift them a tin of loose leave tea? Well, we have. This is why we have decided to dedicate a post to guide your friends and you on how to make great loose leaf tea at home. It's simple, we promise. You won't need any fancy equipment.  Here's what you need to make a great cup of tea:1. Loose leaf tea2. Kettle3. A tea infuser and a cup or teapot with internal infuser or disposable tea bag Step 1 - Boil water Boil water in a kettle. We won't recommend heating water in the microwave as...

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