Kung Fu Tea, or Gongfu Cha, is the method of brewing tea used in Taiwan and China especially for oolong tea and pu’er tea. Kung Fu or Gongfu actually means “time and energy.” This fact is drilled into us at our Kung Fu school (Chinese martial arts are actually referred to as “wu shu.”). So, Gongfu Cha means tea brewed with time and energy.
I had been drinking some pretty good oolong tea for five years before I first learned about Gongfu Cha. When I tried it, I got a whole new world of taste from the very same oolong that I had been drinking. So, I ordered some better quality oolong and learned to appreciate the time and energy it takes to brew oolong in this way.
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