Tea Blog – Hana Tea House

Tea Blog

  • What is Kukicha?

    Kukicha is also called, Bōcha, due to stick-like shape and In English, known as the “stem tea” or “twig tea.” It is cultivated from the same plant ...
  • Preparing Matcha

    The preparation of Matcha is a ritual in itself: The Matcha powder is stirred in a little cold water with a bamboo brush until it becomes foamy. T...
  • How To Brew a Perfect Cup of Tea

    After you chose a high quality tea for yourself, here are few tips how to transform it to a perfect cup of tea you can enjoy every day, over and ov...
  • Do you know when tea was discovered?

    According to legend, tea is said to have been discovered in China by someone named Shennong Shi sometime around 2,500 BC. To the Chinese people, S...
  • Serving Chinese tea to elders & guests shows respect...

    Chinese tea embodies the spirit of respect, which is why in Chinese culture, serving tea to a guest or an elder is deemed as an expression of a per...
  • What is Rooibos Tea?

    Rooibos tea, also known as red bush tea and African red tea, is a herbal tea made using the leaves of the Aspalathus linearis plant. Rooibos mean...
  • Green Tea Benefits*

    Green tea is the healthiest beverage on the planet. Supported by studies, here are most important health benefits of green tea:   Green tea...