This is a beautiful brick of pu-erh tea (a highly oxidised & fermented black tea) that was pressed with a horse & the Chinese character for ‘horse’ on it to commemorate the new lunar year. I came across this while stopping in for a pot of tea at the Leaf & Kettle (a lovely tea shop here in northern San Diego) after work. Couldn’t resist taking a picture.
Forgive my blogging negligence! I’ve been really well though extremely busy! Expect more posts soon!