Chinese way of tea Gong Fu Cha

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More than a thousand years ago The Chinese people have created a tea drinking culture called Gong Fu Cha (工夫茶 Mandarin sound) which is called like this. Because selecting tea leaves, brewing tea, collecting tea, and making tea all require time, skill, knowledge, ability, and meticulous attention to detail. And sophistication, therefore, the Teochew people call it Kung Hu Tae (工夫茶) because in the Teochew language, Kang Hu (工夫) means neat, meticulous, and meticulous.

Gong Fu Cha is most widespread in Chaozhou City or Teochew City (Taochew City). ) in Guangdong Province (Guangdong) and the cities of Zhangzhou and Quanzhou in Fujian Province (Hokkien). Today, Chinese people in this part The Gong Fu Cha tea brewing method is still inherited to this day. It has also spread to other parts of China. Including in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.

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  • There are many ways to prepare Chinese tea. The type that we are familiar with might be brewing tea in a big pot. You can keep pouring and drinking when you’re thirsty. But there is another way to brew Chinese tea, called brewing in a refined way. Or in Mandarin it is called Gong Fu Cha (工夫茶). 
  • Many people may wonder why it is such a refined tea. It means brewing with a ritual. It takes a lot of time to brew. So the majority Preparing tea Therefore it must be a period of free time. 

How to brew

  • Use a spoon to scoop tea leaves into a tea bag.
  • Pour boiling water into the teapot and brew it high so that the water hits. Tea leaves to unravel
  • Close the lid on the tea tray.
  • Hurry and pour out the tea. The first round was not popular. Brewed only to wash and stimulate the tea leaves.
  • Use hot water poured out to pour over the tea leaves to maintain the temperature.
  • The hot water that is poured out can also be used to scald and clean the tea cup.
  • Pour hot water and brew again.
  • Tea leaves, when exposed to hot water, begin to unravel.
  • Close the lid on the tea tray.
  • Use hot water to pour over the tea leaves. To maintain the temperature of the tea tree And it takes about 50 seconds to extract the tea.            For the first brew and takes approximately 15 seconds more for brewing next time
  • Pour the tea into a cup, pouring it into every cup. So that every cup of tea has the same taste.
  • Invite friends over for tea.
  • In the next round of brewing, due to friends in the tea group You may not drink all the tea at the same time. Therefore, you should pour the tea and set aside. In the tea pitcher
  • Because the tea in that pitcher They have the same taste. So it can be poured and served in small cups.
  • Anecdotes There is a saying about pouring tea: “The first cup is hospitality, the second cup is welcome.” Discussion, the third cup is to send visitors.” Therefore, if we pour tea for the third round of guests, it means that I’m about to send him back. The third round of tea should be poured by the guest. For the next round, we can pour Serve guests as usual.