Category Archives: Asian Thought

I’ve often been fascinated with the history of Asian or Oriental cures for some of the most common ‘bugs’ which also happens to be some of the most lucrative markets for manufacturers of medication. American’s alone spend over 4 billion dollars on cold and flu medicine alone. The number is so staggering that if there […]

We’ve said it before, but we’ll say it again, and again and again – we’re crazy about the new wave coming out of Korea. Forget K-Pop, Psy or perfected plastic surgery. We’re talking about the delicious, succulent taste bud popping sensation – Yazu tea by tea makers General Ming’s. Honoring the old style recipe passed […]

Darye or Korean traditional tea ceremony is a sort of formal ceremony with a long tradition, spanning over a thousand years. It is now beginning to gain popularity once more in Korea over the recent years, mostly as a form of bringing harmony and relaxation to an
otherwise busy schedule.

The Korean Tea was always an herbal drink in earlier centuries with absolutely no connection with taste. Korean tea also used bamboo leaves to serve many physical and mental illnesses.