Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Confused by the myriad possibilities for romanizing the names of Chinese teas—not to mention the different names Chinese use for the same or similar teas? There's a website for that! Check out Babelcarp. As the FAQ warns, Babelcarp is Camellia sinensis-centric. For example, it doesn't index Indian teas or other Chinese herbs that may be infused. However, for beginning to sort out cross-cultural complexities associated with the names of Chinese teas it's a great start that we're eager to share.