THE HISTORY OF TEA IN 960 – 1280…

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During this time Chinese tea drinking was on the rise, as were elegant teahouses and teacups carefully crafted from porcelain and pottery.

Also at this time drinking powdered and frothed tea or tea scented with flowers was widespread while other earlier flavourings were not being enjoyed any more.

It was at the same time as Zen Buddhism was caught on in Japan, via China which brought with it tea-drinking temple rituals.

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