Back in Time for Tea - Netflix

Wed 26 June 2019

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Meet the Ellis family - John, Lesley, Caitlin, Freya and Harvey. Over the course of one summer the Ellis family will travel Back in Time to discover how life has changed for ordinary working families in the north of England over the last 100 years.

Starting in 1918 they'll experience first-hand the lives of previous generations, from the food people ate to the jobs they did and how they kicked back and enjoyed themselves.

Back in Time for Tea - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2018-02-06

Back in Time for Tea - Taiwanese tea - Netflix

Taiwan is famous for its tea which are of three main types: oolong tea, black tea and green tea. The earliest record of tea trees found in Taiwan can be traced back to 1717 in Shui Sha Lian (水沙連), present-day Yuchi and Puli, Nantou County. Some of the teas retain the island country's former name, Formosa. Oolongs grown in Taiwan account for about 20% of world production.

Back in Time for Tea - Oriental Beauty (Dongfang Meiren) Tea - Netflix

White Tip Oolong is very fruity in taste and got the name “Oriental Beauty” from Queen Elizabeth II in the 1960s, thus “Formosa Oolong” became popular in the western world for “Oriental Beauty” (東方美人茶). Along with Lishan Oolong, it was one of the most costly exported Taiwanese teas during the 2000s. Its unique flavor originates in part from the inclusion of insect eggs and egg sacs during harvesting, contributing an element that has been described as “earthier and more robust” than Earl Grey tea. The acceptance of this flavor has led to tolerance of the insects and organic growing practices for this tea.

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