The Great Caffeine Deception

The Great Caffeine Deception

We’ve all heard it: Green tea doesn’t have much caffeine. Black tea has lots more. But, the more I learned about tea and how the different kinds of tea are made, the more I wondered about one simple question: How does oxidizing a tea leaf, changing it from...
“It’s a Legume Coffee”

“It’s a Legume Coffee”

“I don’t understand Americans,” an acquaintance of mine from the Mainland said, shaking his head, sipping a cup of oolong from Wuyi Mountain. “They boil herbs and call it ‘tea.'” Of course he’s referring to that odd...