Here's an interesting entry from Food Banter's tea forum about an unusual Siberian brewing method called "zherebchik." I have to confess that I'd never heard of it before.
While we're on the subject of unusual tea and whatnot, here's a recipe, from Australia's Taste magazine, for Barley Tea.
Here's a piece from a quite opinionated British bloke who asserts that Americans haven't got a clue when it comes to making a proper cup of tea. Perhaps he's got a point, though I'd like to think we're improving. In any event, he makes his points in such an entertaining manner that it's worth a read, regardless of where you stand on the issue. Gnat's piss, indeed.
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