Year of the Dragon
Happy Lunar New Year! Start your Lunar New Year celebration by getting to know 2024's zodiac animal, the confident and ambitious Dragon.
How to Make Dried Persimmons (Hoshigaki)
Simple and effective steps to transform Hachiya persimmons into sweet and delicious treats. From choosing the right variety to the drying process, our 'persimmon compass' offers insights and step-by-step instructions.
White Peony Tea
White Peony is a flower, but it is also a sweet yet soothing tea with a naturally delicate flavor and soft mouthfeel. White teas are as close as possible to a freshly plucked tea leaf, as they are minimally processed and lightly oxidized.
What is Gourmet Loose Leaf Tea?
When we talk about 'gourmet tea,' it's essential to recognize that while the term is often associated with high quality, it's also a powerful marketing tool. This doesn't diminish the value of the so-called ‘gourmet tea’ but reminds tea enthusiasts to explore and understand what lies behind this label.
What are Tannins in Tea?
Tannins in tea affect color, flavor, and astringency. Find their benefits, how brewing time and temperature influence tannin levels, and the variations across different types of tea.
Does Tea Expire? It's Complicated
Just as spices lose their punch and oils can spoil, different types of tea also have varying shelf lives. Though not a health risk, expired tea loses its flavor and aroma.
Taiwanese Pineapple Cake: History, Symbolism, and Ingredients
Have you ever tried a Taiwanese pineapple cake? A buttery crust meets a jam-filled center, making it the best compan...
8th Anniversary Golden Ticket 2023
Té turns 8 this year and in keeping with last few year's anniversary, we’re continuing the Golden Ticket event inspired by Willy Wonka to celebrate our birthday with you. Find out more details here!
Behind the Scenes: Anniversary Tea Towel
Behind the scenes for our Anniversary Tea Towel. Made in Portugal, this towel is made with 100% linen and hand embroidered by Emilia, a seamstress from Santa Maria da Feira. Get to know the process here.
DIGEST | Sourcing Organic
Coverting conventional tea farming to an organic one takes determination and patience. Here is an incredible group of people with a deep sense of purpose in creating a sustainable organic tea community in Pinglin, Taiwan. Read about their journey here.