Papas arrugadas, or wrinkly potatoes, is a way of cooking potatoes. It is a dish characteristic of the Canary Island. The method of cooking consists of boiling the potatoes, skin on, with a lot of salt. Once the potato is cooked and the water is drained, a small crust of salt will appear over the potato skin.
Dos and Don’ts of Dating: Tearoom Edition
A how-to for going on dates at Té. We have summarized a list of do's and don'ts to help you navigate an already stressful scenario.
Gift Guide for Oolong Tea Lovers
Sipping a cup of tea is a cherished ritual (or addiction) for many people around the world. With countless tea gifts,...
Places to Visit in Taiwan
Perhaps guide is too strong a word. Here are a few places, that we found worth visiting if you plan to travel. We’ve taken the liberty of sorting by neighborhood/town to make it easier to navigate/ look up. Just keep it mind that these lists are experiential and are in no way a comment on the best or worst of anything.
Health Benefits of Tea in Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) literature states that finding a balance between the body’s needs and the different qualities of food and medicine is key to optimal health. Traditional Chinese Medicine food and beverage choices should be made to balance your body’s specific state and constitution.
Health Benefits of Oolong Tea
There are numerous health benefits to drinking oolong tea. Oolong tea helps lower cholesterol levels, helps to boost metabolism, and is a great source of antioxidant. Studies have also shown that compared to broken tea leaves crushed into tea bags, whole dried tea leaves retain a much higher polyphenol content.
Taiwanese Tea History
Every tea has a heritage that can be traced back to ancient China. Teas from Taiwan are no exceptions. With less than one percent of the world's tea production, Taiwanese teas endured a colorful journey that dates back more than a century ago.