Tea, that Glorious Leaf!

By | July 9th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , , |

Roots of the Tea Leaf According to legend, Shen Nong, Emperor of China, was visiting a far-flung region of his realm in 2737 B.C. At one stop, some dried leaves from a nearby plant fell into water that was boiling, as was required before drinking at the time. The steeping leaves created a brownish liquid [...]