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Hello and welcome to The Steepery Tea Co’s blog Tealosophy. Exploring, learning and musing the world of tea whilst appreciating many steeps along the way.

A tea-loving Mum's gift guide to Mother’s Day

By Kym Cooper. Posted

I am a Mum to 2 small humans and I am a self confessed tea nerd. There is something special about receiving tea or tea related gifts for Mother's Day as it generally brings you joy and comfort beyond that one day of the year. I have put together my suggestions for tea gifts for Mother's Day that I would be delighted to receive to give you some inspiration.  For the busy tea drinking Mum Without a doubt all Mum’s fit squarely in this category! If you want to share the tea love with your busy Mum, you want to...

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Tea preparation styles: Gong Fu Cha - starting with the tea sink

By Kym Cooper. Posted

Now that we have had a chance to introduce some simple brewing techniques we wanted to share some other tea preparation styles. We know that as we move away from familiar tea brewing methods your eyes might start glazing over. However, if you are already a tea enthusiast and want to get more from your tea experiences it might be time to experiment with Gong Fu Cha. This is my preferred method of tea brewing.  Gong Fu Cha loosely translates to “preparing tea with effort”. Whilst you may have visions of an elaborate and sophisticated tea spectacle Gong Fu Cha can be...

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Meet the Maker: Yesha Macdonald, Ceramist, Melboune, Australia

By Kym Cooper. Posted

Today I would like to introduce a very talented ceramist, Yesha Macdonald. Yesha is based in Melbourne, Australia and is the maker behind some of the beautifully crafted teawares on The Steepery Tea Co. We feel privileged to share some of Yesha's pieces with you and we wanted to find out a bit more about about how the world of tea and her work interact. How did your journey in ceramics commence?  I have a background in graphic design and creative studio management, however having worked with clay a few times as a child and in my teens, my fascination with ceramics stayed...

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My Favourite Teaware

By Kym Cooper. Posted

I was recently asked to contribute to Notes on Tea's series, My Favourite Tea Ware. Given my penchant for collecting teawares and my burgeoning cabinets I was delighted to revisit the memories I had in collecting some of my favourite pieces.   Head over to Notes on Tea to have a read. Whilst there stop and have a read of Georgia's blog. It has a great collection of tea and teaware reviews, interviews and a journal of her tea experiences.

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