Archiv 2018

How do I choose the right tea? – Series

11. 12. 2018

1st part – Taste of Tea There’s no easy answer to this question. Perhaps except for finding an experienced source you can trust and whose teas never disappoint. Let’s have a look at that question anyway. It depends on what you are looking for in a tea. • What are your taste preferences? What are […]

Journey To The East – Wistaria Tea House Vol.1

22. 11. 2018

Journey To The East is a title of a beautiful exhibition in Wistaria tea House in Taipei opened on 10th of Nowember 2018. Two artist show their ceramics – Andrzej Bero (PL) and Emilio Del Pozo (US). Andrzej is our long-term friend and we regularly present his pieces. Thefor he agreed to write about his […]

The Gifts of Fire – Jiří Duchek

03. 11. 2018

We bring another poetic text by potter Jiří Duchek, this time about fire, its power and might, about what it brings and how it transfroms things… Wood-firing from a potter – poet point of view. Like desolate temples consecrated to fire ages ago, like cave sanctuaries, cold kilns sleep quietly in deserted places. Kilns that […]

Gyokuro by tea master Tohei Maejima

29. 10. 2018

Master Maejima Tea master Tohei Maejima grows his tea on plantages in Okabe town, Shizuoka prefecture. His family cares for tea bussines already for three generations and Gyokuro type of tea are their specialty. Mister Maejima is a holder of many awards from tea competitions and three golden medals from World Green Tea Contest. He […]

Colours of the Flames – Ferdinand Hovančík

15. 10. 2018

    Ferdinand Hovančík was born on 29th of April 1975 in Slovakia. He creates tea pottery since 1998 together with his brother Erich. They began in Klikov in South Bohemia, in mister Kovařík´s studio. They have bulit their own kiln after 3 years. They work only with local clays and glazes from local materials. […]

Smoked Tea by Singpho People

10. 10. 2018

The Singpho (Chinese: Jingpo) ethnic group inhabits a vast area reaching from the most eastern areas of the Indian Arunachal Pradesh, upper Assam and Nágaland to northern Burma and Yunnan, China. Their knowledge of the effects and use of tea plants is probably the oldest in the world. They inhabit the area that is considered […]

The day I first brewed my own tea

02. 09. 2018

I’ve been growing tea shrubs for years, but I haven’t been immensely successful. The shrubs are dwarfs with yellowish leaves all year long. They are in fact a second generation – the first died on me. That’s why I rarely thought of using their leaves for tea. Now my five shrubs were infested by some […]

kategorie: Tea Recipes, Tea Tasting / Comments Off on The day I first brewed my own tea

15 years of Klasek Tea, 15 years with Goomtee

29. 08. 2018

It’s been fifteen years that we brought our first tea. There wasn’t much of it. Fifteen kilos, I reckon. In fact, it was a test for us to see how it’s done and if it is possible. And it was. The tea was great. The whole batch was bought by the Chajovna tea room in […]

kategorie: Gallery, Tea Wandering / Comments Off on 15 years of Klasek Tea, 15 years with Goomtee

Secret of Baozhong teas from Wenshan mountains

24. 07. 2018

As soon as we entered the small darkened room where tea leaves whithered, we absorbed unbeliavably sweet heady aroma of exotic flowers. Tea leaves were laying there in many levels of bamboo mats, the air was vibrating and we got a dizzy spell from its intensity. Every time I put a cup of Baozhong tea […]

kategorie: Gallery, News, Tea Wandering / Comments Off on Secret of Baozhong teas from Wenshan mountains

Potter Jiří Duchek, his studio and other treasures

12. 07. 2018

Summer afternoon is ideal for a work trip through middle Czech landscape. So I visited potter Jiří Duchek in Mutějovice in traditional Czech hops region to choose few pieces of his tea ware for our Klasek Tea Shop. It was an interesting possibility to look at elegant and tiny tea ware from “the other side” […]

kategorie: Tea Wandering, Tea Ware / Comments Off on Potter Jiří Duchek, his studio and other treasures
Klasek Tea
Přístavní 39
1710 00 Praha 7
e-mail: info@darjeeling.cz
tel.: +420 777 052 974

© Daniel Klásek / Design gingercandy.cz Entries (RSS) and Comments (RSS)