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CHINESE TEA CULTURE By KUSIIMA PATRIC

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CHINESE TEA CULTUREBy KUSIIMA PATRIC

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CONTENTS

ORIGIN OF CHINESE TEA

CLASSIFICATION OF TEA

ROASTING AND BREWING

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The origin of Chinese tea Referring to Chinese tea , it can be traced back to the ancient times especially in the Tang dynasty and the Song dynasty when it flourished.

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The origin of Chinese tea

Legend that Emperor Shennong boiled water to drink (2737 BC)

Tea leaves fell from the bush close by into water

Shennong drank it and liked it

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• Still part of Chinese daily life

• National drink

• Most popular drink after water

Daily Life

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Tea Customs• Customarily offered to guests• Shows respect• Serious apologies, gratitude• Tradition

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Green teao Unfermented, ‘raw’o Longest history, most

popular in Chinao Green leaves, liquid

mostly clear, tinted with green

TYPES OF TEA

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TYPES OF TEA BLACK (RED) TEA

oFermented before baking

oEasy to transportoPopular with

WesternersoRed in color,

thicker in flavor

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•OOLONG TEAoModerately fermentedoBetween green and black

teaoMellow tasteo Said to make you fitter

TYPES OF TEA

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TYPES OF TEA

•WHITE TEAoPicked and harvested

when leaves are still buds

oLight aroma/coloroRare, expensive

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The CHINESE people are greatly attached to their TEA.

Summary

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MERRY CHRITMAS&

HAPPY NEW YEAR (2016)

CHINESE TEA CULTURE

By KUSIIMA PATRIC