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Swirling Mist White Tea. White tea is the greatest.
16th Sep 2005, 16:30   | tags:

ladislav says:

Mmmmm, white tea. I'm going to have some when I get home - once again I'm living with a posh tea fanatic :-)

16th Sep 2005, 16:45

mat says:

It was that dodgy little tea shop in Glasgow (you know the one I mean) that introduced me to both white and nepalese teas. I am forever grateful to them.

16th Sep 2005, 16:50

afternoon says:

Did someone say Afternoon? And tea? Yes please!

16th Sep 2005, 17:29

anonymous says:

what does white tea taste of?

17th Sep 2005, 17:27

mat says:

Kind of like green tea. But much lighter, and slightly sweet and floral. It's really good for you, and really tasty.

17th Sep 2005, 17:34

ladislav says:

Tchai Ovna. They're variable, I find - often the tea isn't that well-made. The food's nice, though.

White tea is tea that hasn't been cooked at all (white < green < oolong < black). More here. S'nice. Try some!

17th Sep 2005, 17:37

Nix says:

I want some!! ive been converted to green and peppermint tea, although i actually hate normal tea! and its nice to drink it knowing it's good for you too! :)

17th Sep 2005, 19:57

mat says:

Try your local loose tea shop - it's much cheaper from there than a supermarket. Norwich has two or three specialist tea shops, and I can fill my tea caddy for under £2, even for the poshest of teas.

If you have a chinese food/supplies shop nearby, it's worth getting a nice teapot for brewing delicate green/white teas in, and it's much nicer to drink with a pot of hot tea on the table, filling (and refilling) little tea bowls like this one in the photo. Keeps the tea hot for longer, and you can drink more of it! My teapot + four bowls was about £6.

17th Sep 2005, 20:01

kostika says:

I really need to get a little tea pot and cups.

17th Sep 2005, 20:26

bronxelf says:

MAy I suggest buying them from YourHermione? She makes lovely tea sets.

18th Sep 2005, 03:38

yoshiko says:

I'm interested in the catfish.

18th Sep 2005, 11:20

beth says:

her stuff looks ace it's true..

18th Sep 2005, 18:10