Many green teas carry intriguing and imaginative names, like “dragon well”, “matcha” and “gyokuro”. There is, however, one green tea that seems to break the mold: Gunpowder. How did this tea get its baffling name, and why does it seem to be popular in spite of that? Steep a cup for yourself and sit down with us as we unravel the mystery of gunpowder tea.
It may be true that France has long had a love affair with the café, but the tea culture in France is much stronger – and older – than you’d likely expect. And it’s making a comeback.