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Climate change may be changing the taste of tea

Climate change is threatening our tea consumption. A recent report shows that extreme weather conditions are likely to alter the taste of the world’s most widely consumed beverage. By 2050, a quarter of the tea plants in India and Kenya could have disappeared. Wine, rice, chocolate, coffee, etc. The list of foods threatened by global warming is long. And now we can add tea to it. Floods, heat waves, hurricanes… these meteorological events are becoming increasingly frequent due to climate change and threatening tea growing areas in the world. This is particularly the case in Kenya, the world’s...

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Something old, something new: Fund Lee of Tea Chapter on modernising Chinese Tea

Meet the champions of reinvention who are putting traditional trades and skills in a new light. The dynamic downtown district of Tanjong Pagar pulsates with the bustle of city life from towering office buildings to buzzy cocktail bars and Korean barbecue joints. Amid all the activity is an easy-to-miss pocket of respite tucked away in a shophouse along Neil Road. Shut out from the noise of busy roads and instead filled with soft tunes of Chinese classical music and the occasional tinkering of teacups, Tea Chapter is three floors of escape, quiet and zen. Shelves of various teas and tea sets...

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Weekday afternoon tea in Singapore: Where to go for the most decadent high tea sets

Weekday afternoon tea in Singapore: Where to go for the most decadent high tea sets There’s so much to love about afternoon tea. It’s the perfect midday respite from a hectic afternoon, where one can unwind and catch up with friends while tucking into dainty scones and cakes. And if you’re enjoying a long, lazy afternoon tea on a weekday — instead of being cooped up at work in the office — it simply feels all the more decadent. So it may be surprising that few know about the origins of afternoon tea. The quintessentially English custom is believed to have been started by Anna, the...

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