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by pedant
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Announcements & Guides
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 434
Views: 47178

Re: Introduce Yourself

welcome, @tea3sg!
by pedant
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Fermented Tea
Topic: Favorite YQH tea (in relation to price)
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: Favorite YQH tea (in relation to price)

qizhong is good
i also like 07 huangshan lingya
by pedant
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Celadon Appreciation
Replies: 5
Views: 187

Celadon Appreciation

Please share your favorite celadon pieces! I know a topic for Ru ware already exists, but I wanted to make a more general one. I'll start with a Japanese seiji (青磁) guinomi by URAGUCHI Masayuki (浦口雅行) [b. 1964]. Mr. Uraguchi studied under MIURA Koheiji (三浦小平二) [1933-2006], Living National Treasure ...
by pedant
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Additional Regions
Topic: Novak & Randova Teaware
Replies: 33
Views: 2168

Re: Novak & Randova Teaware

debunix wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:28 am
I have pieces that have crackly glazes that I are a delight to watch 'age' as those stain and darken, but I don't have any pieces that have a yixing-like patina to polish with each use.
stunning. i think we probably need a celadon thread soon..
by pedant
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Tea Swap
Topic: FS: HOJO Iga Natural Red Clay Hohin 110ml Paper Box
Replies: 8
Views: 157

Re: FS: HOJO Iga Natural Red Clay Hohin 110ml Paper Box

yes, artist is MAEKAWA Junzo (前川淳蔵)

i always wanted to try one of those out. looks awesome.
by pedant
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Storage & Organization
Topic: Storage odor question (plastic smell from fridge)
Replies: 3
Views: 90

Re: Storage odor question

btw, is it a new fridge?
by pedant
Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Storage & Organization
Topic: Storage odor question (plastic smell from fridge)
Replies: 3
Views: 90

Re: Storage odor question

there's some relevant discussion here: https://www.teaforum.org/viewtopic.php?p=4728#p4728 https://www.teaforum.org/viewtopic.php?p=4743#p4743 not specifically for plastic smell however. i would try washing the entire interior of the fridge with unscented soap, being careful to remove all of the soa...
by pedant
Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Vendor Discussion & Recommendation
Topic: KingTeaMall
Replies: 39
Views: 1131

Re: KingTeaMall

🔗crosslinking: some KTM discussion can be found here
by pedant
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Green Tea
Topic: Umami in Matcha
Replies: 18
Views: 387

Re: Umami in Matcha

Umami flavor is best described as fat, and is often associated with animal fat, particularly as it relates to broth. It is not a distinct flavor by itself, per se, but it influences the other key flavors (salt, sour, bitter, sweet). Umami is not a flavour enhancer it is a taste on its own. Sugar, s...
by pedant
Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Kettles
Topic: Electric Kettles
Replies: 40
Views: 4324

Re: Electric Kettles

The new kid on the block holds less water than the bonavita; so, it should heat faster. you don't have to fill a kettle up all the way. what really matters is the heating element power. the new bonavitas are 1000W the old 1L bonavita is also 1000W stagg ekg is 1200W the old 1.7L bonavita is 1500W s...
by pedant
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Announcements & Guides
Topic: Introduce Yourself
Replies: 434
Views: 47178

Re: Introduce Yourself

welcome, @cliffjudith!

i reckon you'll find some friends here :mrgreen:
by pedant
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Groups, Clubs, & Events
Topic: Chicago International Tea Festival 2019 (Nov. 1-3)
Replies: 10
Views: 476

Re: Chicago International Tea Festival 2019 (Nov. 1-3)

Idk, I don't have a ticket yet.
by pedant
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: White Tea
Topic: Questions about white tea.
Replies: 2
Views: 89

Re: Questions about white tea.

i know so little about white tea that i can't think of something to ask.
but thanks for offering to share what you learn. i look forward to reading about your trip to fuding. take a few pics if you can :mrgreen:
by pedant
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Groups, Clubs, & Events
Topic: Midwest Tea Festival in Kansas City 2019 (Sept. 7-8)
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Re: 2019 Midwest Tea Festival in Kansas City

apparently the same organizers as the chicago fest