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50 Foods #30: Tea

Origin:Β China
Date:Β From the 17th century onward
Type:Β Oriental fusion


It was first used as a medicinal drink in Southwest China, but the origin of tea is sometimes debated with a blend of myth. The Chinese have their legend when Emperor Shen Nong accidentally discovered tea in 2737 B.C.E. and the Indians have their legend of Prince Bodhi-Dharma discovering tea.

But the way the British consume tea, one would think that they discovered it. πŸ˜‰

Would I eat it?:Β I am tea’s least favorite fan.Β 

A person pouring tea from a teapot into a glass on a wooden coaster