Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Teaology 101: Today’s post is brought to you by the letters 'J' and 'K'!

There aren’t a whole lot of words in the tea world that begin with ‘J’ or ‘K’, so, I decided to combine both in one post for our tea dictionary project. What a bargain! See all the previous definitions by clicking on their letters:

A      B      C      D       E      F      G       H      I

Japanese Tea Ceremony:  This is chanoyu or the way of tea in Japanese. Much like Afternoon Tea in the west, these are specific tea rituals in the Japanese ceremonies.

Jasmine:  Tea that is scented with jasmine flowers. Typically,
green tea is used, but oolong or a blend of green and black teas may also be used.

Kandy:  Located in Sri Lanka, this area produces a strong tea.

Keemun:  A
fine black tea from the Anhui Province in China. This tea is often used in blends especially English Breakfast.

Kenya:  A country in Africa that produces a black tea quite similar to

Kombucha:  Touted for its health benefits, this is a
fermented, effervescent, and sweetened black or green tea beverage with the capability to detox your body.

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