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What are Fermented Teas?

In my last post, I outlined how to make your own Jun tea. In this post, I want to look at the composition and origins of fermented teas. Both Jun …

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How to Brew Jun Tea

Let me be direct: I have a very deep appreciation for Jun tea. I love the folklore surrounding it. I love the proclaimed benefits of drinking it. Most importantly, I …

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Absinthe: An Introduction

I really want to discuss absinthe. I want to explain what it is and what it is not. Then, in a separate post, I’ll outline how to drink absinthe properly …

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Make Turkish Coffee

Truth be told, Turkish coffee is an old specialty, with multiple techniques depending from which country your teacher hails. My instructor came from Armenia, so this recipe reflects that. I …