Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Mixing Scotch whisky with Darjeeling tea

Although willing to experiment with exotic flavours Indians still prefer drinks with an Indian touch, even if it means having an unorthodox cocktail of Scotch whisky and Darjeeling tea, says an international whisky connoisseur."A cocktail made by mixing whisky with tea is catching up fast in India.

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Saturday, September 04, 2010

Trip to China unveils rare rock tea

Last month, my family went to see the Wuyi Mountain area in the Fujian province of China. The first thing I learned about the place was that it is famous for its rock tea. Rock tea is not made with rocks, but with the leaves of tea trees that grow in the cracks in the mountains. The rock tea produced there is called Da Hong Pao, or Big Red Robe, which is a very grand name in Chinese.

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