Monday, June 26, 2006

Tea Blog Roundup 2

Welcome to the second edition of our tea blog roundup. If you missed the first one, look here. If you're looking for our whopping directory of more than 60 tea blogs, look here.

This time around Phyll Sheng has posted two good pieces on pu-erh at Phyll's Tea Cups & Wine Glasses. Pu-erh is not a topic Tea Guy has really delved into, but Phyll seems to be quite knowledgeable about it. Here are his thoughts on 1985 Best Tea House Loose Raw Pu-Erh and here is what he had to say about 2005 Menghai Factory, Early Spring Harvest, Ban Zhang.

Mellow Monk's Green Tea Blog posted a recipe this week for an iced delight called The Mellow Monk Green Tea Summer Fruit Splash. More info here.

More on pu-erh at The Mandarin's Tea, with Toki's illustrated post about little-leaf pu-erh and a rather mature tea tree.

If you're a teapot fancier there's always something to see at Andy Titcomb's Teapots Teapots Teapots. This time around Andy features info on a sleek 1964 model by designer Jaques Garnier and a quite pricey pot in the shape of a cockerel. If you head out to Christie's you might be able to pick the latter one up for about £4,000 - £6,000 British pounds.

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