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Oollo Tea’s Classic Taster Set (Part 1) | Tea Review

Oollo Tea Classic Taster Set Spoons

I was feeling nostalgic about Taiwan and Vancouver, Canada, so I decided to hit two birds with one stone and taste Oollo Tea’s Classic Taster Set. I realized the last time that I had Taiwanese teas was back when I was in Taiwan earlier this year!

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The Treasure Green Tea Company’s Emerald Silver, Gu Shu Yunnan Black, and Xiaguan Pu-erh Xiao Tuo Cha | Shop & Tea Review

Tea received at a discount for review

Treasure Green green black puerh spoons

When I visit a new place, I can’t help but scout out tea shops. While in Vancouver, Canada, I had the opportunity to visit Treasure Green Tea Shop. Treasure Green advertises themselves as the “first authentic Chinese tea shop in Vancouver”, opening in 1981.

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Tea: History, Terroirs, Varieties (2nd Ed.) by The Camellia Sinensis Tea House | Tea Book

Tea 2nd Ed. Book Cover

One great thing about tea is that there is so much to learn! Ever since my trip to Asia, I have been itching to know more, so I thought I would start with books. One book that was frequently recommended was Camellia Sinensis Tea House’s “Tea: History, Terroirs, Varieties (2nd)”.

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DAVIDsTEA’s Throwback Sweethearts Set | Tea Review

DAVIDsTea Throwback Sweetheart Spoons

Walking into a DAVIDsTEA is what started my tea adventure over 3 years ago, so when I saw that they were celebrating their 10th anniversary, I knew I had to check it out. As a tribute, DAVIDsTEA re-released a handful of fan favs and I picked up a set!

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O5 Rare Tea + Kombucha Bar’s Semi-Wild Flight | Tea Review

Tea received at a discount for review

O5Tea Semi-Wild Flight Spoons

I always enjoy tasting a flight of teas and learning more about each unique tea and the differences between them.  So, when I was at O5 Rare Tea + Kombucha Bar in Vancouver, Canada, I knew I had to pick up this set along with the Japanese one from last week!

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Tea Thoughts & Pique Tea | Tea Feature & Review

Tea received as a gift

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Like most of my Tea Features, I came across Nazanin from Tea Thoughts on Instagram! I enjoyed her beautiful tea-inspired pins and recipes. Through her social media, it is obvious that she loves tea and has built on that love. In this post, I plan to introduce Nazanin and her pins, as well as review a tea she gifted me from Pique Tea!

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Tea-spiration by Lu Ann Pannunzio & Encha Organic Matcha’s mini-Encha | Tea Feature, Book & Tea Review

Tea received as a gift

Tea-spiration Book and Encha Matcha

My intentions for this post was to feature Lu Ann Pannunzio and review of her book, Tea-spiration: Inspirational Words for Tea Lovers. However, during the holidays, Lu Ann sweetly sent me a card along with some of her favourite matcha from Encha Organic Matcha! So, instead, this will be a Tea Feature of Lu Ann with a review of her book, Tea-spiration, and a Tea Review of mini-Encha.

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Amoda Tea’s 2017 December Tea Box (ft. Aromatic Fine Teas, St. Fiacre’s Farm & The Monarch Tea Co.)| Tea Feature & Review

Amoda Tea Spoons

I have to say, as a Canadian, one thing I love is supporting Canadian brands whenever I can. However, I also love tasting new teas all the time, so sample sizes are the best way for me to go! Enter Amoda Tea.  Continue reading “Amoda Tea’s 2017 December Tea Box (ft. Aromatic Fine Teas, St. Fiacre’s Farm & The Monarch Tea Co.)| Tea Feature & Review”

Lemon Lily’s Maritime Maple, Cherry Vanilla, and Coconut Ginger | Tea Review

Tea provided for review

Lemon Lily Green Black Herbal Tea Spoons

I am not 100% on this, but I’m pretty sure I came across Lemon Lily in the comment section on one of my posts when I asked about flavouring in blends. Jason, the owner, kindly chimed in and was very informative about flavouring!

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Bitterleaf Teas’ 2016 Fall Mao Cha Party Mix Tasting Set | Tea Review

Bitterleaf Tea Mao Cha Spoons

I love learning about teas and how they are affected by the location, season, production, etc. Therefore, when I saw this tasting set from Bitterleaf Tea, I had to try it! The set is comprised of three different mao chas. Mao cha is the raw material used to make pu-erh.

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