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Tealosophy

Hello and welcome to The Steepery Tea Co’s blog Tealosophy. Exploring, learning and musing the world of tea whilst enjoying a few fine brews along the way.

A collection of new Taiwanese oolongs has landed

By Kym Cooper. Posted

Taiwan has a special place in my heart. Not only do they produce exceptional pure leaf tea; I was born there. For those who don't know I am adopted. I consider myself an Aussie raised with western traditions and it hasn't been until later in my life that I became curious about my heritage and culture. I feel I came into tea on purpose and tea is a culture bridge linking the two pieces of who I am and why I am. Thanks to So Han Fan for putting this concept into words in an article 'Tea is a Culture Bridge'...

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Tea workshops

By Kym Cooper. Posted

For those of you following The Steepery Tea Co's journey, you would have noticed we are expanding our services as our tea business grows. Much of our time has been (and will continue to be) committed to sourcing exceptional pure leaf tea that showcases the quality and diversity of single-origin tea. We are on a mission to see pure leaf tea (produced from the Camellia Sinensis or 'true tea') being enjoyed more widely both in the home and in cafes & restaurants.   But what we have learnt since we began our business in 2015 is that making pure leaf tea...

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Where to find us

By Kym Cooper. Posted

One of the most commonly asked questions last year was where could people find The Steepery Tea Co. Whilst we are primarily an online speciality tea business you can now find us regularly at Wandering Cooks (cnr Cordelia St & Fish Lane, South Brisbane) every Sunday morning. From 8-11am we serve up a unique range of high-quality single-origin pure leaf teas. Our tea service aims to demonstrate exceptional tea service. We prepare our teas using western or eastern brewing methods to draw out its best qualities and serve it to our customers to truly enhance their tea experience. We use locally handcrafted ceramic...

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The Steepery Tea Co's Tea Service

By Kym Cooper. Posted

Brisbane tea lovers rejoice! You no longer need to spoil your Sunday breakfast or brunch out with a cup of poorly made tea. We have created a tea service at Wandering Cooks that any dedicated tea enthusiast would love to have At its heart, our tea service centres around an interesting and diverse pure leaf tea list*, with each tea being prepared with love and care and served authentically to give you a memorable and enjoyable tea experience. We encourage you to sit and appreciate the tea experience without urgency. While you're sitting the hot water will continue to flow until...

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Tea Residency @ Wandering Cooks

By Kym Cooper. Posted | 2 comments

I have been mulling over a concept in my mind for the past 6 months that started with this question. How do I get more people in Brisbane to understand, connect to and appreciate pure leaf tea? For those that don’t know me, I am trying to harmoniously (ha!ha!) balance being a full-time Mum and growing my tea business. So my approach to answering this question needed to be realistic and a little flexible. The concept of a tea residency started to form in my mind. A place where I could be found on a routine basis; serving tea to...

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