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Do you gongfu and is there a gender bias in regards to this particular brewing practice?

I am female and I do gongfu
1
2%
I am a female and I semi gongfu
3
6%
I am a female and I do not gongfu
17
35%
I am a male and I do gongfu
8
16%
I am a male and I semi gongfu
13
27%
I am a male and I do not gongfu
7
14%
 
Total votes : 49

Postby caradrake » Feb 19th, '08, 00:00

I am finishing off my evening with a nice cup of genmai cha.
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Postby TimeforTea » Feb 19th, '08, 01:43

Mich wrote:My first tea of the day was keemun, and then i ate a kiwi and tryed to drink tea after.....

Never eat a kiwi fruit before tea drinking the tart juice will alter your taste buds for an amount of time. made my yancha tasteless :cry:


This got me curious...do any of you match your tea to what you're eating, or visa versa?

Also, English tea style I think is usually served with tea biscuits, or scones. Are there any traditional foods served with other cultures and their teas?

Edit: Completed the day with my first cup of adagio's white blueberry tea. It was an excellent tea! :D

Edit: Sorry, Mary, I noticed you moved a message that wasn't on subject. You can move this one, too. I'll watch those tangents! :oops:
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Postby olivierco » Feb 19th, '08, 02:28

Time4Tea wrote:do any of you match your tea to what you're eating, or visa versa?

Sometimes.
As a basis I tend to have Green tea with seafood and fish, Black tea with stronger tasting meals. It depends anyway on the precise tea because the taste of tea should enhance the meal's flavor, not surpass it. It is a very personal matter so you will have to experiment.
For everyday meal, I often have houjicha.
I also use tea for cooking.
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Postby Wesli » Feb 19th, '08, 02:55

What a very long day. Recooperating right now with some 2007 guoyan 66.
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Postby Chip » Feb 19th, '08, 03:11

w@@t...was this poll a h@@t or what? Lines drawn so clearly along gender lines are really fascinating.

The discusion was awsome.

Finished the day with Kabuse Cha...getting to the end of this limited edition Uji prefecture offering. Really nice Japanese green.
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Postby Wesli » Feb 19th, '08, 03:16

What a terrible teaday for yours truly! I have to make some rou gui immediately after my sheng to compensate!
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Postby Chip » Feb 19th, '08, 03:27

Wesli wrote:What a terrible teaday for yours truly! I have to make some rou gui immediately after my sheng to compensate!


:shock:
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Postby Wesli » Feb 19th, '08, 03:46

I know Chip! However, my belly is now full of tea and I am feeling much better.
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Postby Chip » Feb 19th, '08, 04:08

Get in my belly, Rou Gui!!!
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Postby Wesli » Feb 19th, '08, 04:10

Chip, if you were to drink tea at this hour, what time would you be able to sleep at?
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Postby Chip » Feb 19th, '08, 04:16

If I drank a new tea now, I would sleep tomorrow afternoon while flying Air Force 1...that is classified info btw.
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Postby Wesli » Feb 19th, '08, 04:20

Tonight is experiment night. Full session of sheng, immediately followed by a full session of rou gui. Finished at 12:00AM, what is your guess of pass-out time?
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Postby Chip » Feb 19th, '08, 04:27

...after dawn...
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