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Why Do You Drink Tea?

Thursday, April 14, 2011      For as long as people have prepared and consumed tea, Camellia sinensis has been used to promote sociability and community.  In fact, the process of sharing tea with another human being is sometimes a way … Continue reading

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“The Teahouse Fire” Will Have You Scrambling to Remember Your Temae

The Teahouse Fire provides an illuminating account of the lives of generations of Japan’s most important tea masters.  American author Ellis Avery studied Japanese tea ceremony in the United States and Japan before writing this novel replete with fascinating details … Continue reading

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