“It’s basically tea… with cheese on top. Cheese is nice. Tea is nice.”
Matcha conchas are something beautiful to behold, being equally suitable for a droolworthy, close-up cameo in a Miyazaki film and a Chavo del Ocho episode. They are cloud-like in texture and barely sweet.
The flavor of this En Shi Jade Dew tea is so intense at first that it throws you off guard. It also smells like a glass of warm, full-fat milk.
After drinking three cups of the tea a day, the 16-year-old was rushed to the A&E department of a Birmingham hospital with severe liver inflammation.
West Philadelphia isn’t known as a mecca for shamans and mystics, but that's where I went in search of a medicine man who mixes secret blends of herbs into healing concoctions he sells in old whiskey bottles.
For years, the Japanese equivalent of the “spaghetti kiss” popularized by Lady and the Tramp has been the Pocky kiss. And recently the Internet is filling up with boys using Pocky to work out their homoerotic longings for each other.
Qing Ming is the “Tomb-Sweeping Festival,” a Chinese national holiday at the beginning of April. And while some families sweep the tombs of their ancestors in its observance, the harvesters in Longjing are busy picking the most expensive leaves of the...