Love For Tea/Tea Pods.

Tea is appreciated all around the world. Tea has successfully enchanted people on every continent, earning it the distinction of being the world's second most widely drank beverage after water.

Tea pods are small, sealed filter pouches with tea already inside, much like a tea bag. Pods are round in shape and are designed to brew a perfect cup of tea utilizing specially designed "Pod Brewers".

 

From 2737BC to 2014, the passage of time seems almost unfathomable to me. Change, modernization, and evolution are all words that come to mind while thinking about change. What does this date mean?

Tea was first discovered in this year.

Yes, after leaves from the camellia sinensis plant slipped into the water his servant was heating for him to drink in 2737BC, the Chinese emperor discovered a mystery concoction. He jumped at the chance to sample a new mixture as a herbalist, tasted the delicate liqueur, and instantly fell in love; a passion that has since been shared by billions of people.

However, the fact that tea has been drank by humans for almost 4000 years is mind-boggling. And it's even weird to consider that in today's world.

Perhaps there is ritualism in our own tea consumption, after all. Doesn't tea help us relax, settle our anxieties, welcome us home after a long day at work, or welcome visitors (imagine not offering a friend a cup of tea when they knock on your door). Lift our spirits and soothe us (the ultimate social faux pas)? Tea has meaning, even if we don't wear robes or kneel. It represents warmth, safety, and camaraderie. I'm not sure what our custom is if this isn't it.

Tea is appreciated all around the world, not just in the countries listed above. Tea has successfully enchanted people on every continent, earning it the distinction of being the world's second most widely drank beverage after water. Tea's capacity to cross cultures has been well documented.

Chai Wallahs, or 'tea makers,' offer tea on the streets of India, blending their spicy chai tea on their stalls at train stations, bus stops, and on every street corner.

Authentic chai is milky, sweet, and spicy, and it's made with thick buffalo milk, Assam tea, cardamom pods, ginger, cinnamon, and a lot of sugar. The ingredients may vary, but the serving ceremony is generally the same: the Chai Wallah brews all of the ingredients in a huge metal pot over open fire on the stone ground. He strains the liquid into a teakettle once it has simmered, then pours the chai into small terracotta pots from a considerable height. 

K-Cup teas can be used more than once. As I near the end of my mug I reheat the remains by brewing a second dose of tea with the same pod but, this time I use the lowest water setting. ... However, I certainly would not reuse a tea capsule several hours after the initial brew.


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