Last week I wrote several haiku on tea. Enjoy!
Busan 釡山 (Kettle Mountain)
mist morning calm
A surprising number of Busanites are unaware of the meaning of Busan/ Kettle Mountain.
iced green tea
Hello Kitty tray
However there are tonnes of exceptions beyond the tea that is taken most casually at home by most people here in Asia. Some other extremely common occurrences of tea in Asia:
birdcage on wall
grey chipped cups
Pu'er in YiXing
smack of the piece
(janggi: Korean chess dashi kongmool is a broth made with tiny fish. The fish are removed leaving a fishy taste to it. It was brought to Korea from Japan and is quite commonly drunken from a dish along with a meal).
(adjummas: Korean for a married woman. Omejacha is tea, actually a tisane from the omeja fruit. It is commonly taken in summer: google images of omijacha
frosty stepping stones