Author - You & Tea

tea helps sleeping

Enjoy your Sweet Dream Tea with unbleached teabags

Apart from working or studying, we spend 4 to 9 hours in bed sleeping or trying to get into sleep. The low quality of sleeping will definitely affect our productivity or mood.  To get away from insomnia, herbal tea has been the popular choice for people to unwind. However, not sufficient scientific studies can support the use of herbal tea and sleeping disorder. Regardless of the insomnia, I personally enjoy the taste of herbal tea that makes me happy and...

Tea for Winter. Try Cream Caramel Rooibos

I am a typical sweet tooth who always ponder in front of the sweet shelves. Every time I go grocery shopping alone, I subconsciously grab a pack of 75% dark chocolate or milky candy with me.  I'm introducing you this sugar free tea that you can enjoy without feeling a tiny guilt. Cream caramel Rooibos tea, the private label KingsCrown from Rossmann. In case you don't know what I'm talking about, it is a drug store chain in Germany.  If Thai milk...

One-pot Chili Beans Stew

This is the second month of my vegan diet plan and I've tried many different simple recipes with common ingredients available at regular supermarkets. That's the premise of an easy vegan recipe, right? Must have base-ingredients My favorite base-ingredients are varied beans, potato, couscous, quinoa, rice and sometimes pasta. There are some nutrition facts, the low Saturated Fat, Sodium, and very low in Cholesterol will stabilize your blood sugar so you won't have to munch biscuits all the time. I never thought...

Yunnan Gold review-Oriental

Chinese Breakfast Dian Hung Black Tea Review

I've been merging myself into white tea and rooibos in the past two weeks that I almost forget about the taste of full-bodied tea. My bad. I was busy organizing my tea stocks in the cupboard last weekend and look what I found- A pack of lovely designed tea that I want to give a recommendation on this tasty Yunnan Dian Hung black tea. Yunnan Dian Hung Black Tea Little Story I got this tea sample from a lovely girl who...

alishan black tea

The black tea from high Ali Mountain Taiwan.

This black tea is growing in the Alishan, or Ali Mountain (Shan means mountain in Mandarin) a famous mountain for chasing the scenery of sunrise in southern Taiwan. The tea farm is located at elevations of 1,800 meters, which means, it's very humid, cold and always foggy. The location of tea plantation is higher than most of the tea regions in  Sri Lankan where the popular Ceylon black tea is grown. What do you think? Have you tried this tea also? Leave...

Tea Tasting in My Blog

How do I do Tea Tasting? Like wine tasting or cheese tasting, tea tasting also requires your senses to describe the flavor. It's better to share the moment of joy (or disgust) when I try those teas, of course, I will try to brew in different ways and explore other flavors. Fragrance, including the difference after cooling down. Note, first taste to finishing finish to after taste (or lingering taste). Color and the look of the tea and tea leaf. With extra combinations like soy milk, brown...