In the Tang dynasty, tea-drinking was already a common practice.
The manner was vastly different from nowadays.
Tea-drinking was considered by literati to be a way of life, of socializing, of preaching ideas and virtues.
It was an indispensable part of their lives.
With the publication of “The Classic of Tea” by LuYu, the culture of tea and its consumption had readed an all time high.
Each year, from February to April.
from the grace woods in the south.
except the rainy days
except the cloudy days
harvested only from the sunniest of days
and baked the tea
Grind some tea cakes
and through the filter
Boil with spring water
add tea powder
mix in light salt
tune with scallion, ginger, jujube slices, orange peel, dogwood, mint and pepper.
boil again til ebullition.
to get the finest of tea
what on Earth are you doing
I figured this is some nice soup for stewing chicken.
not gonna let it go to waste.