Seven Steps to Making Good Tea

At the conclusion of my lectures, I am often asked, "Can I heat my tea water in a microwave?"  The straight answer is "yes."  However, my question to the inquirer is, "Will the use of a microwave add to your sense of ritual?" Most tea professionals will forego a microwave in favor of a proper…

Can I Make Tea with a Microwave?

Can I make tea with a microwave?I get this question often from audiences wherever I speak. It seems to be a question on the minds of a number of tea drinkers - usually novice. It was also on the mind of a reporter last month when she called for an interview on the subject for…