Tea is more than just a drink. It's a way of life. Tea is an elixir that rejuvenates them, while others are a way to connect with friends and family over a cup of hot coffee. Tea is a drink that has gained a lot of support all over the world. Not only the aroma and taste of tea, but also the tradition of tea varies from country to country.
The Gongfu Tea Ceremony Of ChinaThe Gongfu tea ceremony of China deserves mention when talking about tea traditions around the world. It lays a lot of emphasis on details, down to the elaborate designs on the tiny pots and cups used in the ceremony. There's the whole shebang of tongs, tureen, strainers, a brewing tray, tea towels and the famous ‘scent cups’ which are used to sniff and not drink the strong and bitter tea. The cups are warmed with a wash of the first brew and tea is poured from high by arranging the cups in a circle. You don't just drink tea in this ceremony, you savour every last whiff of its aroma too!
The Kulhad Chai From India
Chaikhanas Of Iran
The Moroccan Tea
English Tea Parties