Tag Archives: Pu-erh

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Yum Cha: origins & tea pairings

Did you know the bustling dining experience known as yum cha originally began as sharing tea with others in the Qing dynasty? In this Tea Journal entry, we’re discussing the origins of yum cha and how to order tea the next time you visit!

The Tea Centre 'Year of the Rabbit' Pu-erh Tea Box. The perfect Lunar New Year gift.

Lunar New Year Gift: ‘Year of The Rabbit’ Tea Box 

Many moons ago, the rabbit swiftly made its way across a river, winning the fourth year of the zodiac. Come 22 January 2023, race into the ‘Year of the Rabbit’ with The Tea Centre’s latest iteration of the pu-erh tea box.

Compressed Pu-erh Brewing Instructions

The following instructions apply to the larger compressed Pu-erh teas including our bingcha and tuocha.  We recommend using a 1-2 cup teapot for many short infusions. Pre-warm the teapot by swirling some boiled water in it and then dispose of the water. Break off 3-6 grams of leaves (3g for one cup, 6g for 2 cups), taking care […]