When Coffee Meets Chinese Style, Dare You Challenge It?

Have you ever heard of stinky tofu coffee? What happens when coffee collides with the mystical powers of China?

Tea coffee
Tea coffee

When the iconic western beverage of coffee meets the classic eastern drink of tea, the result is the perfect balance of yin and yang – tea coffee. It boasts the aroma of tea with the richness of coffee, providing double the caffeine boost. Not only is it the ultimate choice for a quick pick-me-up, but also a unique and captivating representation of Chinese-style coffee.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Coffee
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Coffee

You may not know, but in China, there is a trend of health preservation. As the saying goes, “drinking coffee with Chinese wolfberry (goji berry) helps you wake up early tomorrow.”TCM coffee is made by infusing Chinese herbal ingredients such as wolfberry, red dates, cinnamon, Sichuan pepper, etc. It not only energizes, but also provides numerous health benefits, increasing the nutritional value and efficacy of coffee.

Various Unconventional Coffees
Various Unconventional Coffees

It’s true that there is nothing off-limits when it comes to the creativity of Chinese coffee. While TCM coffee and tea coffee are more common, have you ever heard of century egg latte, octopus latte, oyster iced Americano, or stinky tofu coffee, as mentioned before? These peculiar and innovative combinations may truly challenge your taste buds.


Jīng shén

Nǐ kàn qǐ lái hěn jīng shén.
You look very energetic.

Wǒ yǒu diǎn lèi, xū yào jīng shén yī xià.
I am a bit tired and need to perk up.

Yǎng shēng
Health Preservation

Wǒ men kāi shǐ yǎng shēng ba!
Let’s start to preserve our health!

Zǎo shuì shì yǎng shēng de dì yī bù.
Getting enough sleep is the first step in health preservation.

What kind of fusion coffee exists in your country?
How do you view Chinese coffee culture?
You are welcome to let me know in the comments.

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