friday TEADAY 5/23/08

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Our topic a few days ago has me wondering, how many TeaChatters like Sushi...with their tea?

I love sushi, preferably with tea
17
29%
I love sushi
12
21%
I like sushi
12
21%
I will eat sushi but am rather indifferent about it
4
7%
I do not like sushi
5
9%
I would eat spent tea leaves from last week before I would eat sushi
3
5%
Other
5
9%
 
Total votes: 58

Postby Katrina » May 23rd, '08, 18:28

Out here in the 'burbs we actually do have one excellent (from what I'm told) sushi place. I've only tried a cucumber/ginger one, which was great, but I don't think I can pass any judgment on sushi based on that. I really can't bring myself to try the sushi with raw fish. (I was a bio major and sometimes ignorance really is bliss.) :lol:

Now Indian food, authentic Mexican, Thai, Chinese, Spanish...Those are a whole different story. Pure love.

No tea yet today. I spent the day taking the kids to my brother-in-law's organ concert. I was hoping reading TeaDay today would provide some inspiration on the tea to choose.
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Postby tenuki » May 23rd, '08, 20:11

I just finished the overnight cold brew leaves from last night. It was actually very nice. It's going to be a great summer lunch drink. I have a nifty 3-piece tea glass with built in screw on metal mesh strainer and screw on top similar to the one shown below that I brewed it in, perfect...

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Postby Victoria » May 23rd, '08, 20:42

I been looking at those!
Better for cold tea I would think.
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Postby jim109 » May 23rd, '08, 23:22

Does nothing for me. Keemun this morning. I have Shincha Houryoku, Fukamushi Sencha Suppeme, and Shincha Myiabii and Shincha Kirameki to try for the first time tis weekend...!!!! can't wait!!....Jim
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Postby Chip » May 23rd, '08, 23:27

jim109 wrote:Does nothing for me. Keemun this morning. I have Shincha Houryoku, Fukamushi Sencha Suppeme, and Shincha Myiabii and Shincha Kirameki to try for the first time tis weekend...!!!! can't wait!!....Jim


WOW!!! :shock: Are you opening them all right away. You have some really great selections. I have tried all the O-Cha one's and have the Den's unopened.
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Postby jim109 » May 23rd, '08, 23:30

they are all in the frig....will be carefull after opening...thanks..jim
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Postby tenuki » May 23rd, '08, 23:31

Victoria wrote:Better for cold tea I would think.


Actually they are pretty thick double walled and very much thermos style. Handles hot water no problem.
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Postby Victoria » May 24th, '08, 00:22

tenuki wrote:
Victoria wrote:Better for cold tea I would think.


Actually they are pretty thick double walled and very much thermos style. Handles hot water no problem.


I was thinking more ... as in the leaves would keep brewing if it were hot and you didn't remove them, right?

My last brew today was Fu Sou from FLT. I pushed it three steeps and it was still good.
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Postby tenuki » May 24th, '08, 00:27

Victoria wrote:I was thinking more ... as in the leaves would keep brewing if it were hot and you didn't remove them, right?


Oh, right, you can use them as shown ( for cold/slow brewing or fast drinking ) or you can put the leaves in the space between the top lid and the mesh basket. Then you put the hot water in and turn it upside down to brew. After it is done brewing you turn it upright and remove the two lids together to drink. The tea leaves are kept safe in their little container until next brew.
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Postby omegapd » May 24th, '08, 03:22

Salsero wrote: Where did you get the Red Peach? Let's hope the winning streak lasts forever!


Sorry for the late reply, Sal. The tea is from Silk Road Teas.

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Postby Salsero » May 24th, '08, 04:44

omegapd wrote: Sorry for the late reply, Sal. The tea is from Silk Road Teas.
Late, early ... on your schedule it all seems to be the same!

Thanks for the info, EW.
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Postby mmsq3 » May 24th, '08, 11:50

I love sushi. And would probably prefer it to most other meals... but the sushi place near me has a crummy selection of tea, so I haven't really had the opportunity to have a nice sushi and tea combination..
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