Friday, September 21, 2007

More on tea in Vietnam

Typical Vietnamese green tea is known as "hook-shaped curly tea", because the leaves curl up after roasting.
Some people think that the proper term is mac cau or "areca mold" tea, because the curly dried leaves have a thin white coat, like the mold on an areca palm leaf.
Thai Nguyen Tea from Vietnamese province Thai Nguyen province is the best tea in Vietnam.

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