Chinese Tea Becoming Popular in Penang Again

By Sherra Yeong

October 2021 FEATURE
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Chinese tea is made with the leaves of the camellia sinensis plant in the regions of Zhejiang, Fujian, Anhui and Yunnan.
TO ENJOY A good cup of Chinese tea, much depends on how the leaves of the camellia sinensis plant is processed; through withering, oxidation, fixing or “kill green”, rolling, drying or steaming.Different tea types are produced from these processes, such as black tea or “red tea” as it is known in China (pu-erh and Keemun), oolong (Da Hong Pao and Tie Guan Yin), green tea (Long Jing and Bi Luo Chun), white tea (Baihao Yinzhen) and yellow tea (Junshan Yinzhen).Some...

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Sherra Yeong

is an aspiring author with a Bachelor’s degree in Food Science and a passion for good food and wine. She writes at