journey to the hut; part III – FooD

I’ve always been a huge advocate for eating healthy, and balanced. A general rule I have for myself is to always make sure there’s something green on my plant. Without healthy food, our bodies and souls become disconnected. If we only eat pizza and processed meals, we are living out of harmony of our true…… Continue reading journey to the hut; part III – FooD

journey to the hut; part II. Cleanliness as ritual

I’ve been drinking tea for a really long time now. It’s crazy to think that to most people, it’s just a caffeinated hot drink, but to me, and fellow Chajin it’s a way of life. As Wu De says, “how you do tea, is how you do everything”. This couldn’t be more true. As I’ve…… Continue reading journey to the hut; part II. Cleanliness as ritual

Quality teaware is just as important as quality tea

Teaware is an aesthetically pleasing and even more, functional way to enhance your tea practice. Tea in a bowl is definitely the easiest way to enjoy it, but sometimes, high quality tea needs more skill and refined tools for a chajin to truly understand and enjoy a high quality tea. Gongfu, which translates to skill or practice,…… Continue reading Quality teaware is just as important as quality tea

Getting Started with Tea <3 – a guide for beginners

As some of you may know, my tea journey began when I was very young, for I was introduced to British (Western) style teas, along with herbals (tisanes). But for me, it wasn’t until I learned and tasted loose teas that my journey began. I knew the basics, my first love being oolong. Then when…… Continue reading Getting Started with Tea ❤ – a guide for beginners