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    TeaTime Magazine

  • A Midsummer Teatime
    Guests will appreciate an invitation to this beautiful blue-hued tea table, especially when the menu is full of toothsome savories, scones, and sweets. The post A Midsummer Teatime appeared first on TeaTime Magazine.... Read more »
  • 11 Recipes Featuring Fresh Summer Produce
    Find the perfect recipe full of fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables to serve at your next tea. The post 11 Recipes Featuring Fresh Summer Produce appeared first on TeaTime Magazine.... Read more »
  • The Complete Table: The Bluebird of Happiness
    Aynsley’s pretty Pembroke pattern has been around for 30 years, a respectable age for any china pattern. But this delicate design of bluebirds and pink camellias is actually based on a pattern that was created much earlier, when founder John Aynsley was still at the helm of this 240-year-old china... Read more »
  • The Timeless Treasure of Silver Teapots
    The art of collecting and taking care of antique silver tea wares Text by Katherine Cloninger Polished to shiny perfection and deeply coveted by antique collectors for their history and fine craftsmanship, silver teapots add traditional elegance to a home as well as serve practically as a vessel for tea.... Read more »
  • Mending Vintage Porcelain
    Long before the invention of epoxy glue, craftsmen used a variety of techniques to repair porcelain. The post Mending Vintage Porcelain appeared first on TeaTime Magazine.... Read more »
  • Murder is Brewing in Emmeline Duncan’s Double Shot Death
    In Emmeline Duncan’s Double Shot Death, Sage Caplin is taking her Portland coffee cart on the road to a sustainable music festival, but murder is an unwanted special guest. However, one welcomed guest from the book was too scrumptious to miss. This chia-seed pudding is an essential addition to any... Read more »
  • Serve Tea in a Garden Gazebo
    Watching the world come alive again from a garden gazebo is the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of spring. The post Serve Tea in a Garden Gazebo appeared first on TeaTime Magazine.... Read more »
  • Ceylon Tea
    By Lorna Reeves • Photography by John O’Hagan Sri Lanka, which lies just 19 miles off the southeastern coast of India in the Bay of Bengal, boasts an impressive legacy of tea production, which began in 1867 when it was a British colony known as Ceylon. Its success in tea... Read more »
  • 11 Lemony Treats for a Summertime Tea
    Find the perfect zesty and lemony treat to serve at your next tea. The post 11 Lemony Treats for a Summertime Tea appeared first on TeaTime Magazine.... Read more »
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    Full Leaf Tea Company - Fun With Tea

  • VideoTea of the Week | Organic Turmeric ✨
    Hey tea lovers!  This week, we are giving a much deserved spotlight to one of our newer products; Organic Turmeric! Turmeric is a well known superfood with countless health benefits.More... Read more »
  • VideoTea of the Week | Organic Hangover Relief 🤕 ☕️
    Hey tea lovers! Since a long weekend of potential partying is on the horizon, we decided it would be a great time to highlight Organic Hangover Relief Tea!  This tea is designed to help your body recover and rehydrate with 6 organic ingredients! More... Read more »
  • VideoTea of the Week | Organic Pregnancy Support Tea 🤰💕
    Hey tea lovers! Welcome back to Tea of the Week!  This week, we are looking at one of our newer blends; Organic Pregnancy Support Tea. This blend was inspired by one of our coworkers who just recently had her beautiful baby girl. More... Read more »
  • VideoTea of the Week | Organic Circulation Support Tea 🫀❤️
    Hey tea lovers! We are so excited to have just launched 6 new teas this week and wanted to feature one of them for this week's Tea of the Week!  Introducing; Organic Circulation Support! This blend is made with 7 natural ingredients and has a spicy and earthy flavor.  Ingredient... Read more »
  • VideoTea of the Week | Organic Mullein Tea 🍃🫁
    Hey tea lovers! Welcome back to Tea of the Week!  It is definitely time that we looked at one of our best sellers which is only one ingredient! I am going to introduce you to Organic Mullein Tea this week. More... Read more »
  • VideoTea of the Week | Organic Heartburn Relief ❤️‍🩹
    Hey tea lovers!  Welcome back to another Tea of the Week. This week, we are looking at a tea that has helped soothe so many people's pain; Organic Heartburn Relief!  This tea is a spiced and cozy blend that soothes acid reflux and heartburn. More... Read more »
  • VideoTea of the Week | Organic Lemon Ginger Mate 🍋🍃
    Hey tea lovers!  The weather here in southern Oregon is beginning to get hot so we decided to feature one of our favorite refreshing teas this week.  Organic Lemon Ginger Mate's name perfectly describes the three ingredients that go into it! Let's talk about each of those ingredients next. More... Read more »
  • We're Carbon Neutal 🌲
    We're excited to announce our goal toward becoming carbon neutral! For every order, we're offsetting carbon emissions by 5 kgs! Our offset is FIVE TIMES the emissions created when shipping our typical package!More... Read more »
  • VideoTea of the Week | Organic Northwest Sunset 🌅
    Hey tea lovers!  This week we are looking at one of my favorite herbal teas that we carry! From its balanced flavors to beautiful pink color, Organic Northwest Sunset is a winner in my book. More... Read more »
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    Life is Better with Tea

  • Ultimate Guide to The Famous Japanese Gyokuro Tea of Emperors
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Your complete guide to Gyokuro, the highest grade of Japanese green tea. Historically, only the finest teas were reserved for the emperors. If you have had the experience of visiting a high end tea shop, you may have heard of... Read more »
  • 3 Ways Decaffeinated Tea is Produced And The Benefits
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Decaffeinated tea must go through a process to remove the caffeine from the leaves. All tea from Camellia sinensis contains caffeine. Tea Chemistry Tea is a rich source of antioxidants, but it also contains high levels of caffeine, which may... Read more »
  • How Is The Best Afternoon Tea Different Than High Tea?
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Afternoon Tea is a meal served on a three-tiered tray composed of finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, and sweet pastries served with tea. What is Afternoon Tea? Afternoon Tea In the 1840s, the British named it 'Afternoon... Read more »
  • Sencha and Hojicha: Two of The Best Everyday Japanese Teas
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Sencha's outstanding sweet, fresh green flavors and hojicha's roasty, nutty flavors are perfect for everyday tea drinking. They are genuinely the best Japanese green teas. Japan ranks among the world's top five consumers and top ten producers of tea, with green... Read more »
  • Two of The Best Herbs to Naturally Reduce Stress
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea How to relieve stress with two of the best adaptogenic herbs. A simple tea made with tulsi or ashwagandha can help to naturally reduce stress. Ways to Reduce Stress With Adaptogenic Teas Adaptogenic tea blends are becoming more common as... Read more »
  • Brain Food For Better Brain Health: The Tea Smoothie
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Brain foods essential for brain health are all right here in this brain-boosting breakfast smoothie rich in protein and healthy fats. A healthy breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But how many of us start our day... Read more »
  • The First Teapot Origins And Adventures In Tea History
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Teapots today come in a baffling array of shapes, sizes, and materials but still resemble the basic shape of the very first teapots. Origin of The Teapot The teapot is as essential to the enjoyment of tea as the leaf... Read more »
  • How To Brew Tea Perfectly Every Time
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Brewing tea is a guide for beginners and experienced tea makers alike. Learn how to make tea properly and brew the best cup of loose leaf tea every time.  If you're transitioning from tea bags to making tea with loose... Read more »
  • 15 Best Tea Subscription Boxes: The Ultimate Tea Club Guide
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea A tea subscription box is a great way to explore tea. By joining a tea club, you can brew various best specialty teas. Tea subscription boxes offer convenience and are an excellent way to expand your tea experiences. But which... Read more »
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    Life is Better with Tea

  • Ultimate Guide to The Famous Japanese Gyokuro Tea of Emperors
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Your complete guide to Gyokuro, the highest grade of Japanese green tea. Historically, only the finest teas were reserved for the emperors. If you have had the experience of visiting a high end tea shop, you may have heard of... Read more »
  • 3 Ways Decaffeinated Tea is Produced And The Benefits
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Decaffeinated tea must go through a process to remove the caffeine from the leaves. All tea from Camellia sinensis contains caffeine. Tea Chemistry Tea is a rich source of antioxidants, but it also contains high levels of caffeine, which may... Read more »
  • How Is The Best Afternoon Tea Different Than High Tea?
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Afternoon Tea is a meal served on a three-tiered tray composed of finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, and sweet pastries served with tea. What is Afternoon Tea? Afternoon Tea In the 1840s, the British named it 'Afternoon... Read more »
  • Sencha and Hojicha: Two of The Best Everyday Japanese Teas
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Sencha's outstanding sweet, fresh green flavors and hojicha's roasty, nutty flavors are perfect for everyday tea drinking. They are genuinely the best Japanese green teas. Japan ranks among the world's top five consumers and top ten producers of tea, with green... Read more »
  • Two of The Best Herbs to Naturally Reduce Stress
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea How to relieve stress with two of the best adaptogenic herbs. A simple tea made with tulsi or ashwagandha can help to naturally reduce stress. Ways to Reduce Stress With Adaptogenic Teas Adaptogenic tea blends are becoming more common as... Read more »
  • Brain Food For Better Brain Health: The Tea Smoothie
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Brain foods essential for brain health are all right here in this brain-boosting breakfast smoothie rich in protein and healthy fats. A healthy breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But how many of us start our day... Read more »
  • The First Teapot Origins And Adventures In Tea History
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Teapots today come in a baffling array of shapes, sizes, and materials but still resemble the basic shape of the very first teapots. Origin of The Teapot The teapot is as essential to the enjoyment of tea as the leaf... Read more »
  • How To Brew Tea Perfectly Every Time
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea Brewing tea is a guide for beginners and experienced tea makers alike. Learn how to make tea properly and brew the best cup of loose leaf tea every time.  If you're transitioning from tea bags to making tea with loose... Read more »
  • 15 Best Tea Subscription Boxes: The Ultimate Tea Club Guide
    Source Life is Better with Tea - Learn About Tea A tea subscription box is a great way to explore tea. By joining a tea club, you can brew various best specialty teas. Tea subscription boxes offer convenience and are an excellent way to expand your tea experiences. But which... Read more »
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    Tea With Friends

  • Have a Happy Fourth!
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  • Country Living Flea Market Finds
    I'm pretty sure this issue of Country Living Flea Market Finds is a reprint—the cover seems so very familiar—but I didn't buy it the first time I saw it a year or two ago, and this week, when I was in line at the grocery store, I decided I needed... Read more »
  • A new tea shirt …
     For years now, I have made it a point of enjoying my 1-1/4-mile walk through the neighborhood between 5 and 6 p.m. each weekday. It's always been a nice way to end my workday and a pleasant time of disconnecting from computer and cellphone. But this year? I'm here to... Read more »
  • More Aldi tea-shopping success
    Success! Now this is the last time I plan to write about Aldi for a while, but I must tell you that I was absolutely delighted to go back and find these two teas that Susan B. had told me about. I had looked only in the regular tea and... Read more »
  • For Leon Day 2022: A tale of two Christmas plates
    You know that tomorrow is Leon Day, right? "Leon" is "Noel" spelled backward, and among those of us who collect vintage Christmas decor all year long, Leon Day is definitely a red-letter day since it marks exactly six months until Christmas. Thinking about this day also reminded me that I'd... Read more »
  • For inquiring minds …
     On Monday, when I told of my recent Aldi shopping excursion and mentioned that I had been unable to score the two teas that Susan B. in North Carolina had found, it didn't occur to me that I should have listed the teas that I didn't find here at my local... Read more »
  • Aldi's — a source for tea lovers
     When tea friend Susan B. emailed last week to say that she'd found some fun new teas at Aldi, I immediately made a mental note to stop by the next time I was near ours, and that was Saturday. What I actually *needed* was carrots and raisins to make the... Read more »
  • Tea Time magazine - July/August 2022
    I'm just now getting around to reading the new Tea Time magazine, and of course I knew I would enjoy it since it's their annual British issue.But what I did not know was that there would be so much Wedgwood history in this issue, and I absolutely love books and articles... Read more »
  • Hyleys Coconut Tea with Dark Chocolate
     I was in the mood to try to a new chocolate-flavored tea when I spotted this one on Amazon Saturday morning. I ordered it and that Tea at the Palace cookbook that morning and had them in my hot little hands Saturday night, thanks to the magic of Amazon's same-day... Read more »
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    It's More Than Tea

  • Caffeine—and Tea—in the Stone Age
    It’s commonly said that we’ve used caffeine for centuries, including during the Stone Age, when caffeine-containing plants were chewed for their stimulatory effects. This being pre-history, however, do you ever wonder how we know? Well, archaeology often fills in when historical records don’t exist. Yes, there can be misinterpretations and... Read more »
  • Creamsicle Rooibos Inspires a Look at Frozen Treats
    Tea should be fun, and even though I’m generally not a fan of foods/beverages pretending to be something else, I have to say that Creamsicle tea is surprisingly like its namesake—you know, the summer treat with orange sherbet wrapped around vanilla ice cream—and surprisingly delicious, especially iced. In this case,... Read more »
  • Roasted Almond Fruit Tea, Dessert in a Cup
    Roasted Almond fruit tea (or more accurately, tisane) consistently ranks as one of the top ten best-selling teas at TeaHaus, with many raving about both its flavor and its stunning color in the cup. With a foundation of apples, red beets contribute additional sweetness along with color, while cinnamon adds... Read more »
  • A Tea with All the Flavors of Ukraine
    Tea can evoke many things: a memory, a tradition, the essence of a country. Just the words “English breakfast” immediately conjure up a complete picture of participants, setting, teapot, and type of tea. So too Слава Україні (Glory to Ukraine!), blended by tea sommelier Lisa of TeaHaus. When Lisa began... Read more »
  • Japanese Dragonware Teacup
    I hate it when a little research verifies that an item falls into souvenir status rather than art. I can never look at the item in quite the same way—proving that a degree of ignorance really can be bliss at times. Anyway, one such item was the geisha lithophane teacup... Read more »
  • Japanese Lithophane Teacups
    At a yard sale decades ago, I picked up what I considered a rather exquisite tea set that had been made in Japan. I have now discovered that I evidently was the intended buyer, or at least someone like me, someone who is not Japanese. Having identified the set as... Read more »
  • Ukraine and Sunflowers
    Sunflowers have new depths of meaning these days, a fact that seems startlingly at odds with the flower’s straightforward boldness. After all, its perpetual cheeriness and habit of quite literally following the sun make this a fitting symbol for reveling in summer’s warmth, simple happiness. But even the robust sunflower—that... Read more »
  • Caffeine/Theanine Ratio in Tea: Why It Matters, and Why It’s So Hard to Measure
    I recently read an online article, supposedly vetted by experts, that claimed that white tea has no caffeine. Yeah. Add that to misleading articles arguing that x tea has less—or maybe more—caffeine than y tea and you understand why people are confused about caffeine levels in tea. To be sure,... Read more »
  • Ethiopian Tea
    Little cups are irresistible, whether designed for tea or coffee. A yard sale find, this small handleless porcelain cup was made in Ethiopia, land of coffee drinkers. But who’s to say it can’t be used for tea? Which made me wonder whether Ethiopians drink tea. Ethiopian Tea, or the Tea... Read more »
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    Relevant Tea Leaf

  • Happy 4th of July!
    I have fun dressing for the holidays at work, and below is the outfit I wore last Saturday in honor of the 4th of July.  I would have preferred a skirt over slacks, but I wore a knee support so had to conceal it. Granddaughter Ellie returned from her California trip... Read more »
  • Recuperating...
    I've been absent from my blog while recuperating from a summer virus.  I'm on the mend now but while I was taking life easy I watched A LOT of YouTube cooking videos, particularly by the Royal Chefs - Graham Newbould and Darren McGrady.  Graham Newbould said the Royals are used to... Read more »
  • Father's Day 2022
    I hope you enjoyed celebrating Father's Day with those you love.  Our daughter-in-law, Sharon, made 3:00 p.m. reservations at The Voyager restaurant on the St. Clair River in St. Clair, MI.  To kill some time after church and before our dinner reservations, we walked through an antique mall in Algonac, but I... Read more »
  • Porch Makeover Completed
    In the middle of May I was inspired by one of Alda Ellis' books to give our front porch a makeover.  It's been a process and I blogged about two stages of the process on May 17th and May 25th.Today's post is the final stage and completion of the makeover.  I... Read more »
  • Celebrating 56 Years of Marriage
    Today is the actual day of our anniversary, but since today's a work day for me, we celebrated yesterday. We left home around 11:30 a.m. bound for Marine City, about 40 miles from our house. There are ten antique stores in the small city, so we did some antiquing before... Read more »
  • Dine and Discover Program
    My girlfriend, Linda, invited me to a senior's program the City of Farmington Hills hosted today. The speaker was Gary Glaser, a documentary filmmaker, and among the YouTube films he showed and discussed was J.L. Hudson's Department Store.  The old Detroit Tiger Stadium and Michigan Central Train Station were also... Read more »
  • An Eleanor Clay Ford Birthday Tea
    Amidst all the wonderful Platinum Jubilee Celebrations taking place across the pond [and around the world], a friend and I attended a birthday tea for Eleanor Clay Ford [wife of Edsel Ford, executive of the Ford Motor Company] at her home in Grosse Pointe Shores yesterday. Her official birthday is... Read more »
  • Cheers to Queen Elizabeth, II on her 70th Platinum Jubilee Celebration!
    [Internet Photo]Since today kicks off the official opening of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations, I thought it would be fitting to share my limited memorabilia collection in her honor.~ A Coronation Trio ~A Coronation Teacup, 1953 ~~ 1953 Paragon Coronation Teacup ~  ~ Commemorative Teacup from her 1959 visit to Canada... Read more »
  • Celebrating Memorial Day 2022
    I hope you had a nice Memorial Holiday.  Our family did.  We began the day by meeting at our son Steve's house at 11:00 a.m. to drive to Great Lakes National Cemetery together.  It's in Holly, MI, about 42 miles from our house.  It's where both of my parents are... Read more »
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    Silver Tips Tea - Silver Tips Tea Blog - Main

  • Celebrating Ceylon Tea
    Ceylon tea comes from the island republic of Sri Lanka which is in the Bay of Bengal below the southeastern tip of India.  Sri Lanka was formerly a British crown colony and it kept this name almost a quarter century after its independence.  In 1972, the country changed its name... Read more »
  • Real Men Drink Tea
     If Tea immediately conjures up images of chintz, lace, pinkies up and ladies who lunch, you will need to update your thinking. Gone are the days when Tea was reserved only for the feminine persuasion. Or for when you got sick. Or enjoyed in a drawing room with dainty sandwiches.... Read more »
  • Our 10 Tips for Making the Best Loose Leaf Iced Teas
    June marks the official beginning of Summer – that wonderful season of time in the sun, long days, a book in your hand and a tall glass of iced tea nearby. Just as January is National Hot Tea Month, the month of June is dedicated to Iced Tea and June... Read more »
  • All Tea is Not Created Equal - Loose Leaf vs. Teabags
    A cup of tea from a teabag is just not as good as Whole Leaf tea steeped in its pure loose leaf form.   There are only two advantages to teabags – Speed & Convenience.  It’s easy as 1-2-3 and takes no time at all.  But for a great cup of... Read more »
  • World Poetry Day - The Honorable Mentions
    Back in March of this year, we invited you to join us in celebrating World Poetry Day. It seemed to us that it was a day to read, think and write, so we thought it would be the perfect time to ask you to write a poem for us.  We received... Read more »
  • Is Silver Tea Green Tea?
    This is what customers are searching for on our site as well as on Google. Excellent question! First, the color of the dry leaf is not always a good indication of what type of tea it is. Second, silver-hued tea could be Green or it could be White. And finally,... Read more »
  • Make Every Day Earth Day
    Hard to believe it has been over 50 years since the concept of Earth Day was introduced.  On April 22, 1970, about 20 million Americans took to the streets in answer to Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson's call for a "national teach-in on the environment".  His partners in this effort were... Read more »
  • It's Spring Cleaning Time!
    Longer days, more light – that means it’s time to brush away those cobwebs, de-clutter and clean up.  Not only is this not easy but all of us put it off as much as we can.  De-cluttering is overwhelming and where does one start.  While you’re thinking about Spring Cleaning... Read more »
  • Makaibari's Intrepid Manager - Mr. Das
    The title, Manager, Tea Estate, seems so unassuming.  In actual fact though, the Manager of a Tea Estate is, in equal parts, king, champion, shepherd, COO and tea master.  At most tea gardens in India, the highest ranking person is The Manager.  He wields absolute authority and is the arbiter... Read more »
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    Seven Cups Tea Blog – Seven Cups

  • Fresh summer peaches and good black tea.
    Newsletter Archive Jun. 10, 2022 Zhuping continues to bring in ripe summer peaches from her backyard tree for us here in Tucson, and just in time for the local peach season, 2022’s harvests of Tongmu Zui Chun Fang (Drunken Peach) and Tongmu Lapsang Souchong are here as well. As usual,... Read more »
  • Strange Days, Strange Teas
    Newsletter Archive May 27, 2022 We are proud to present a fresh crop of Tai Ping Houkui and Lu’an Gua Pian, two more green teas from Spring 2022. Both teas were made using unique, traditional and meticulous methods; their styles are so singular and bizarre that they aren’t replicated anywhere... Read more »
  • The Tiny and The Strong
    Newsletter Archive May 20, 2022 Don’t miss the fresh 2022 Bi Luo Chun green tea and 2021 Qimen Caixia black tea now in stock. Have you ever counted the tea leaves in your cup? Do that for Bi Luo Chun and you’ll find nearly 100 bud-and-leaf sprigs in a single... Read more »
  • Single buds from two origins.
    Newsletter Archive May 13, 2022 This weekend you can try the fresh 2022 harvests of the extraordinarily rare Junshan Yinzhen yellow tea and the widely popular Baihao Yinzhen “Silver Needle” white tea. If you love these teas or are curious to try at the peak of their aroma, now is... Read more »
  • Even more spring tea just in time for Mother’s Day.
    Newsletter Archive May 6, 2022 The fresh crop has arrived for 2022 Guzhu Zi Sun (Purple Bamboo Shoot), one of our most unique and small-scale green teas. With the release of this new tea, we’re proud to uphold our years-running Mother’s Day tradition of featuring Purple Bamboo Shoot as tea... Read more »
  • Spring tea (at last.)
    Newsletter Archive Apr. 29, 2022 2022 Spring teas are here at a last. As per our tradition, we’re immediately offering a discount on Shifeng Longjing for the first weekend. This discount comes with our gratitude to you. If you’re reading this, you’re likely as excited to see these teas show... Read more »
  • Scented teas for people who don’t like scented tea.
    Newsletter Archive Apr. 22, 2022 This weekend, all our scented teas are featured and available to you. It’s a full on enflorage for sipping on your back porch, at your breakfast table, or in your midnight cuppa. For us, a guiding principle is to select the scented teas that can... Read more »
  • 18 years ago, our teahouse opened its doors.
    Newsletter Archive Apr. 15, 2022 This is the first anniversary in two years since the teahouse has been open for table service. This has us reflecting on how fortunate we are to be there in the first place. The story of how it all came together is one of no... Read more »
  • A new micro-lot from Yiwu and new developments in the spring harvest.
    Newsletter Archive Apr. 8, 2022 As spring roars into full effect, we’re bringing out a few hidden treasures. Now available in our online store and teahouse is a limited delivery of Yiwushan (Yiwu Mountain) 2020, a light-bodied sheng puer with layers of spring meadow character. We’re also highlighting two other... Read more »
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    Pique Blog

  • Missing Minerals
    What if you found out that nutritious staples like broccoli were twice as nutritious a generation ago than they are today? Advancements in farming give us an abundance of beautiful produce at the market from all over the world year-round.  But some argue that the shift away from old-school farming... Read more »
  • Is Mouthwash Wrecking Your Oral Microbiome?
    Mouthwash is supposed to freshen your breath, prevent cavities, and keep your gums healthy, right? So what if it did the exact opposite? According to some dental professionals, mouthwash may be “one of the top dental mistakes” made by dentists and patients¹. Wait – what?!? Other dental experts (including the... Read more »
  • Getting Salty
    We were sitting by the pool, chatting about food, and my friend said, “I just replace salt with lemon! I don’t even miss it.”  My other friend said, “Why would I ever replace salt?!” Both of them are vibrant wellness seekers, in great health. Who’s right? Recently, the narrative surrounding... Read more »
  • That Slow Burn
    A little weekend overindulgence. A little weekday stress. It happens to the best of us – and it can cause a low burn and churn in your belly. Those Tums seems like a lifesaver. There’s just one thing: Using antacids could cause (or mask) other issues. And what if your tummy woes... Read more »
  • Beauty Secret or Waste of Time?
    If you’ve seen before-and-afters like this one in your feed, you know the supposed lymphatic massage transformation is astounding. Getting rid of excess bloating to reveal a slimmed-down midsection – with just a simple massage? (sign.me.up!) But could it really be that easy? What We Know First up, what the heck is a... Read more »
  • Is Your Night Too Bright?
    Light. We need it to see after dark. But is it making us fat, groggy, depressed, and more prone to cancer? And not just blue light. We’re talking about ALL artificial light. Picture your living room on a typical night. Bright screens, ceiling lights, floor lamps… Compare that to the photo above.... Read more »
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    Tea Drops - Blog

  • Frozen Pina Colada
    Frozen Pina Colada Holistic Cocktails x Tea Drops Dose Shot Ingredients: 2 oz Tea Drops Aloha Pineapple Chamomile concentrate, cooled 4 oz Frozen Pineapple  2 oz Dose Daily Liver Shot 2 oz Lime Juice 4 oz Coconut Cream 1/2 oz Honey Pineapple Wedge for garnish Directions: To make tea concentrate,... Read more »
  • Celebrating Strawberry Month: Strawberry Recipes
    Strawberry Matcha Baked Oats   Ingredients: - 1 Strawberry Matcha Tea Drop - 2 cups gluten free rolled oats- 1 1/2 cup non-dairy milk- 1 egg or flax egg- 2 tablespoons of cashew butter-  2 cups fresh strawberries, chopped (1 additional cup for optional topping)- 1/4 cup maple syrup Directions:... Read more »
  • World Tea Expo 2022 - Behind the Scenes!
    Last month, I hit the road to Las Vegas to attend the World Tea Expo!  I'll be honest. Historically, I have missed some years attending the WTE because I felt that the industry still trailed behind in terms of adopting new tea ideas and rituals. The tea world is thousands... Read more »
  • Chai Spice Coffee Cake & Chicken Curry by Mae Chandran
    Tea Drops recipes curated by the official "mom" of Tea Drops, Mae Chandran. Our founder, Sashee's mom gave us access to her favorite Tea Drops recipes just in time for Mother's Day.   Pictured above Sashee (left) and Mae Chandran (right).   Chai Spice Tea Drop Coffee Cake (Makes 1... Read more »
  • How to Make Bubble Tea
    Summary Do you want to know how to make bubble tea? Making delicious bubble tea is easy if you have the right ingredients and preparation time. This blog post covers the ingredients and recipe needed for tasty boba tea. The benefits of bubble tea include relaxation, anxiety reliever, boosting immune... Read more »
  • What Are Tea Bags Made Of?
    Many tea lovers aren’t aware of the health-related problems with tea bags. Usually, tea bags are made of bleached paper, nylon, and plastic. When submerged in boiling water, tea bags release billions of harmful microplastic per serving. All tea bags aren’t biodegradable, harming the environment in the process. This blog... Read more »
  • Earth Day 2022: Tea Drops Sustainability
    We love you, Mother Earth   With Earth Day coming up, we want to remind you of how important it is to love and restore our planet. There are plenty of easy ways to cut down on energy and water use and live a more sustainable lifestyle overall! Below are some:... Read more »
  • How to Properly Steep Tea
    How to Properly Steep Tea Whether you are trying to dispel your morning blues or planning to get some shut-eye, a delicious cup of tea can fulfill all of your needs. By exploring various types of tea and their respective benefits, you can easily find your perfect match of tea... Read more »
  • Matcha Shortbread Cookies
    Ingredients: Vanilla Dough ½ cup unsalted butter (softened) (1 stick/113g) ¼ cup sugar (55g) ½ tsp vanilla extract 1¼ cups all-purpose flour (190g) Matcha Dough ½ cup unsalted butter (softened) (1 stick/113g) ¼ cup sugar (55g) ½ tsp vanilla extract 1¼ cups all-purpose flour (190g) 1 Matcha Tea Drop (Melted in 2 oz hot water)   Directions: Vanilla Dough Cream butter and sugar together in a large bowl until well blended, about... Read more »
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    Tea Drops - Blog

  • Frozen Pina Colada
    Frozen Pina Colada Holistic Cocktails x Tea Drops Dose Shot Ingredients: 2 oz Tea Drops Aloha Pineapple Chamomile concentrate, cooled 4 oz Frozen Pineapple  2 oz Dose Daily Liver Shot 2 oz Lime Juice 4 oz Coconut Cream 1/2 oz Honey Pineapple Wedge for garnish Directions: To make tea concentrate,... Read more »
  • Celebrating Strawberry Month: Strawberry Recipes
    Strawberry Matcha Baked Oats   Ingredients: - 1 Strawberry Matcha Tea Drop - 2 cups gluten free rolled oats- 1 1/2 cup non-dairy milk- 1 egg or flax egg- 2 tablespoons of cashew butter-  2 cups fresh strawberries, chopped (1 additional cup for optional topping)- 1/4 cup maple syrup Directions:... Read more »
  • World Tea Expo 2022 - Behind the Scenes!
    Last month, I hit the road to Las Vegas to attend the World Tea Expo!  I'll be honest. Historically, I have missed some years attending the WTE because I felt that the industry still trailed behind in terms of adopting new tea ideas and rituals. The tea world is thousands... Read more »
  • Chai Spice Coffee Cake & Chicken Curry by Mae Chandran
    Tea Drops recipes curated by the official "mom" of Tea Drops, Mae Chandran. Our founder, Sashee's mom gave us access to her favorite Tea Drops recipes just in time for Mother's Day.   Pictured above Sashee (left) and Mae Chandran (right).   Chai Spice Tea Drop Coffee Cake (Makes 1... Read more »
  • How to Make Bubble Tea
    Summary Do you want to know how to make bubble tea? Making delicious bubble tea is easy if you have the right ingredients and preparation time. This blog post covers the ingredients and recipe needed for tasty boba tea. The benefits of bubble tea include relaxation, anxiety reliever, boosting immune... Read more »
  • What Are Tea Bags Made Of?
    Many tea lovers aren’t aware of the health-related problems with tea bags. Usually, tea bags are made of bleached paper, nylon, and plastic. When submerged in boiling water, tea bags release billions of harmful microplastic per serving. All tea bags aren’t biodegradable, harming the environment in the process. This blog... Read more »
  • Earth Day 2022: Tea Drops Sustainability
    We love you, Mother Earth   With Earth Day coming up, we want to remind you of how important it is to love and restore our planet. There are plenty of easy ways to cut down on energy and water use and live a more sustainable lifestyle overall! Below are some:... Read more »
  • How to Properly Steep Tea
    How to Properly Steep Tea Whether you are trying to dispel your morning blues or planning to get some shut-eye, a delicious cup of tea can fulfill all of your needs. By exploring various types of tea and their respective benefits, you can easily find your perfect match of tea... Read more »
  • Matcha Shortbread Cookies
    Ingredients: Vanilla Dough ½ cup unsalted butter (softened) (1 stick/113g) ¼ cup sugar (55g) ½ tsp vanilla extract 1¼ cups all-purpose flour (190g) Matcha Dough ½ cup unsalted butter (softened) (1 stick/113g) ¼ cup sugar (55g) ½ tsp vanilla extract 1¼ cups all-purpose flour (190g) 1 Matcha Tea Drop (Melted in 2 oz hot water)   Directions: Vanilla Dough Cream butter and sugar together in a large bowl until well blended, about... Read more »
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    RateTea: All Tea Reviews

  • Review of Harney and Sons Green Tea with Coconut & Ginger by Tchuggin' Okie
    Substantively, this doesn't seem to be different from Harney's Bangkok tea (which I liked a lot and reviewed highly), but in even costlier sachets. Expensive stuff. Very expensive stuff. Did I mention it's pricey? The value really drags on this product, because while it smells and tastes very good, paying... Read more »
  • Review of Twinings Lady Grey (Loose) by Difflugia
    The loose tea is a rather broken black tea blend with visible bits of citrus peel and blue cornflower petals. It smells strongly like fresh oranges, but the tea aroma is quite faint. Adding hot water brings out a malty aroma from the tea, but the citrus still predominates. The... Read more »
  • Review of SerendipiTea G'day Mate by Trailesque
    This is a pretty straightforward blend of organic (& kosher) yerba mate, peppermint, and lemon myrtle. The tea is named after the famous Australian way of saying hello, but I don't know what connection exists between this tea and that Pacific nation. It is probably just a reference to the... Read more »
  • Review of TWG Tea Red Jasmine Tea by JGS1122
    This tea was a gift. It is not tea, but rooibos flavored with jasmine. Individual bags are sealed. The aroma is woodsy, cedar like.The flavor is difficult for me to describe, almost medicinal. The jasmine is a noticeable after taste. While I am not a fan of this particular tisane,... Read more »
  • Review of Simpson & Vail Ceylon Blackwood Estate Organic Black Tea by JGS1122
    The aroma has a light sweetness. The taste has a slight sweet honey like flavor, that lingers on the tongue. The liquor (5 mins) is a appealing golden/honey. I would say this a solid all day tea.... Read more »
  • Review of Ujinotsuyu Aoyanagi Green by Difflugia
    The 200g package is heavy, sealed plastic. It's not resealable, so have another airtight container to put it into after opening. The dry tea is bright green and broken into medium-small pieces. The initial aroma is strong and grassy. The directions say to use 3g of tea per 100ml, boiling... Read more »
  • Review of Lipton Tea Decaffeinated Green Tea by Difflugia
    I bought this as a box of 40 tea bags. Inside were two sealed Mylar sleeves of otherwise unwrapped tea bags. I opened the first sleeve and transferred the tea bags to an airtight container. The dry tea smells faintly of green tea. Brewing, it has a kind of strange,... Read more »
  • Review of Triple Leaf Tea Decaf Green Tea by Difflugia
    The tea bags are wrapped in paper inside a cellophane-sealed cardboard box. After opening the package, I put them into an airtight container. The dry tea has a faint, grassy smell. The brewing tea smells quite a bit fresher than I expected. It's vegetal, slightly tannic and recognizably green tea.... Read more »
  • Review of Bigelow Tea Steep by Bigelow Organic Dandelion & Peach Rooibos & Green by Difflugia
    The ingredients list rooibos first, so it can't be more than half green tea. The dry tea bag smells exactly like freeze-dried peaches and so does the tea while steeping. The tea tastes like peach with a hint of earthiness from the rooibos and possibly the dandelion. If I concentrate,... Read more »
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    RateTea: All Tea Reviews

  • Review of Harney and Sons Green Tea with Coconut & Ginger by Tchuggin' Okie
    Substantively, this doesn't seem to be different from Harney's Bangkok tea (which I liked a lot and reviewed highly), but in even costlier sachets. Expensive stuff. Very expensive stuff. Did I mention it's pricey? The value really drags on this product, because while it smells and tastes very good, paying... Read more »
  • Review of Twinings Lady Grey (Loose) by Difflugia
    The loose tea is a rather broken black tea blend with visible bits of citrus peel and blue cornflower petals. It smells strongly like fresh oranges, but the tea aroma is quite faint. Adding hot water brings out a malty aroma from the tea, but the citrus still predominates. The... Read more »
  • Review of SerendipiTea G'day Mate by Trailesque
    This is a pretty straightforward blend of organic (& kosher) yerba mate, peppermint, and lemon myrtle. The tea is named after the famous Australian way of saying hello, but I don't know what connection exists between this tea and that Pacific nation. It is probably just a reference to the... Read more »
  • Review of TWG Tea Red Jasmine Tea by JGS1122
    This tea was a gift. It is not tea, but rooibos flavored with jasmine. Individual bags are sealed. The aroma is woodsy, cedar like.The flavor is difficult for me to describe, almost medicinal. The jasmine is a noticeable after taste. While I am not a fan of this particular tisane,... Read more »
  • Review of Simpson & Vail Ceylon Blackwood Estate Organic Black Tea by JGS1122
    The aroma has a light sweetness. The taste has a slight sweet honey like flavor, that lingers on the tongue. The liquor (5 mins) is a appealing golden/honey. I would say this a solid all day tea.... Read more »
  • Review of Ujinotsuyu Aoyanagi Green by Difflugia
    The 200g package is heavy, sealed plastic. It's not resealable, so have another airtight container to put it into after opening. The dry tea is bright green and broken into medium-small pieces. The initial aroma is strong and grassy. The directions say to use 3g of tea per 100ml, boiling... Read more »
  • Review of Lipton Tea Decaffeinated Green Tea by Difflugia
    I bought this as a box of 40 tea bags. Inside were two sealed Mylar sleeves of otherwise unwrapped tea bags. I opened the first sleeve and transferred the tea bags to an airtight container. The dry tea smells faintly of green tea. Brewing, it has a kind of strange,... Read more »
  • Review of Triple Leaf Tea Decaf Green Tea by Difflugia
    The tea bags are wrapped in paper inside a cellophane-sealed cardboard box. After opening the package, I put them into an airtight container. The dry tea has a faint, grassy smell. The brewing tea smells quite a bit fresher than I expected. It's vegetal, slightly tannic and recognizably green tea.... Read more »
  • Review of Bigelow Tea Steep by Bigelow Organic Dandelion & Peach Rooibos & Green by Difflugia
    The ingredients list rooibos first, so it can't be more than half green tea. The dry tea bag smells exactly like freeze-dried peaches and so does the tea while steeping. The tea tastes like peach with a hint of earthiness from the rooibos and possibly the dandelion. If I concentrate,... Read more »
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    Eco-Cha Teas - News

  • VideoThe Ultimate Iced Tea Guide
    Summer is here and it's hot out! There's no better way to beat the heat than with an icy cold refreshing glass of home-brewed iced tea! Here we show you what we think is the ultimate way to make a thirst-quenching glass of loose-leaf iced tea!More... Read more »
  • VideoTaiwan High Mountain Oolong Tea Spring 2022 | Eco-Cha Teas
    Spring Tea is the most popular among Taiwan's High Mountain Tea fans. Generally speaking, spring harvest offers the most aromatic and fresh flavor profile. In the end, however, each batch of tea has its own unique character. So we are going to take this opportunity to taste all 3 of... Read more »
  • VideoRoasted Shan Lin Xi High Mountain Oolong Tasting Notes | Eco-Cha Tea Club
    Batch 79 of the Eco-Cha Tea Club is a Roasted Shan Lin Xi High Mountain Oolong Tea. As explained in the sourcing post, this batch is the roasted version of Eco-Cha's winter 2021 stock of Shan Lin Xi High Mountain Oolong. We were inspired to dedicate our reserve stock of Shan... Read more »
  • VideoRoasted Shan Lin Xi High Mountain Oolong | Eco-Cha Tea Club
    Batch 79 of the Eco-Cha Tea Club is a Roasted Shan Lin Xi High Mountain Oolong Tea. It is the roasted version of our winter 2021 batch we offered in our store. Our friend from whom we sourced this tea submitted a single entry from this same harvest into the Lugu Farmers'... Read more »
  • VideoWenshan Baozhong Spring 2022 Sourcing Trip | Eco-Cha Teas
    Above we can see the Pinglin District to the southeast of Taipei, but still within New Taipei City limits. Pinglin is not far at all from Taiwan's largest metropolis, but it feels more remote and rural than most developed regions on the island of Taiwan. It really feels like a relic... Read more »
  • VideoLi Shan High Mountain Oolong Spring 2022 | Eco-Cha Teas
    Our spring 2022 batch of Li Shan High Mountain Oolong Tea is now on the shelf! Li Shan is a place name that means Pear Mountain. Li Shan High Mountain Tea is the most prestigious name of Taiwan Tea overall. It is home to the highest elevation tea farms on... Read more »
  • VideoTaiwan Celebrates International Tea Day | Eco-Cha Teas
    On the occasion of International Tea Day, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted a video on their Youtube channel about Taiwanese tea culture in which we participated. Eco-Cha was asked to share a day in the life of our world of tea. So the first introduction was to our tea family and mentors Tony and Lisa... Read more »
  • VideoTaiwan Tea Hybrid Cultivars Spring 2022 | Eco-Cha Teas
    Our spring 2022 batches of our Taiwan tea hybrid cultivars are now in store! All three of these teas are "Made in Taiwan", and have become popular tea types since they were introduced about 40 years ago. Jin Xuan Oolong is the most well known and most popular among tea... Read more »
  • VideoTraditional Dong Ding Oolong Tasting Notes | Eco-Cha Tea Club
    Batch 78 of the Eco-Cha Tea Club is a Traditional Dong Ding Oolong Tea harvested in April 2022. What makes this tea type different from our standard offering of Ding Ding Oolong is that the traditional version is significantly more oxidized and left unroasted. This is how it was made... Read more »
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    Numi Tea Blog

  • Matcha White Chocolate Cookies
    Adapted from one of our favorite baking blogs by Cathering Zhang, these delicious cookies use our organic Ceremonial Matcha. The sweet, buttery flavor of white chocolate perfectly complements the grassy flavor of the matcha. Add as much or as little matcha as you like! Read on for the full recipe.... Read more »
  • Purpose Activators: Finding Passion off the Beaten Path
    Activating Purpose doesn’t happen overnight. It starts with seemingly small moments. From nurturing your body to simple acts of kindness, every decision you make ripples outwards. When you live with intention every day, even in the most basic ways, it changes you and affects everything around you. How do you... Read more »
  • Drinking Chocolate Mochi Brownies
    Adapted from one of our favorite blogs, Cooking Therapy, these delicious mochi brownies use our Dash of Salt Drinking Chocolate crumbles in place of standard dark chocolate to make a gooey, decadent ganache that’s packed with cacao. Read on for the full recipe.   We used Mochiko sweet rice flower... Read more »
  • Dots Lived On Purpose
    I received an email newsletter from a friend recently that reminded me of a blog post I wrote a couple of years ago on the eve of launching our brand refresh. In it, I talked about connecting the dots –  the moments in our lives that bring us meaning and... Read more »
  • Hibiscus Mint Iced Tea Spritzer
    Shine your inner light On Purpose. Connect your heart and mind with Numi’s Hibiscus tea, a bright, floral blend that tastes good, feels good and does good so you can activate purpose inside and out. A Dreamy Floral Tea A sweet surprise of tanginess envelops the flavor of our heart-warming... Read more »
  • Slurp Like Everyone Is Watching
    The backstory behind our new brand campaign Earlier this year, Numi did something we’ve never done in our 22 years of existence: we hired an advertising agency. With the exception of my husband, an amazing designer and marketer who thought up the Together for H2OPE campaign, and a few longtime... Read more »
  • Why Radical Change is the Only Safe Solution for our Planet
    Growing up in the West, I loved a good road trip, the kind with unplanned camping stops along the way, arriving at your destination with smears of insect life—orange, yellow, green, maybe a stray wing—evidence of the wildness having been traversed. A lot could be said of the wantonness of... Read more »
  • NPR’s How I Built This with Numi Founders Ahmed Rahim and Reem Hassani
      From Baghdad, Iraq to a 600-square-foot apartment in Oakland, California, follow the incredible journey of Numi’s co-founders Ahmed Rahim and Reem Hassani as they created the labor of love that is Numi. Ahmed and Reem were interviewed on NPR’s hit business podcast, How I Built This, where they opened... Read more »
  • Buy One, Give One to Help Seniors Stay Healthy
    For every box of tea purchased from June 23-30, 2021, we’ll give one box of Immune Support tea to a senior in need The pandemic has hit all Americans incredibly hard. Today one in three American families is food insecure, and we’ve seen a 70% surge in demand on US... Read more »
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    Tea Blog

  • Eat Like a Queen
    In the past 70 years we’ve learned so much about our favorite monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. We know her favorite breed of dog is the corgi and spends her summers at Balmoral Castle each summer. But what are her favorite foods? It is said Her Majesty is a very healthy... Read more »
  • The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration
    February 6th, 2022 marked the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the British throne in what’s known as Ascension Day.  Her Majesty was only 25 years old when her father, George VI sadly passed away while she was on a trip to Kenya. In the next 70 years, Queen Elizabeth... Read more »
  • The Eurovision Song Contest
    You may have never heard of the Eurovision Song Contest* but did you know it’s been a part of European culture for generations? The annual music competition for Europe’s best original song only happens once a year which, to many fans, is like waiting for Christmas. From ballads to campy... Read more »
  • Ideas for a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea
    Celebrate the moms (or mums) in your life this year by giving her a tea to remember. Try our menu below for a few quick ideas. Berry and Citrus Salad with Fresh Mint. Slice strawberries, peel and section oranges, tangerines, and grapefruits, and add blueberries, raspberries, or blackberries. Chop 1-2... Read more »
  • Celebrate National Tea Day
    April 21 marks National Tea Day, a day to celebrate and honor one of the most popular beverages in the world. National Tea Day is mostly celebrated in the UK but you can celebrate anywhere in the world. Here are some ways to celebrate: Go to a cafe It doesn’t... Read more »
  • Upcycling to Save the World
    Every year, billions of pounds of trash are sent to landfills to take up space and sit there for generations. We can try to reduce the amount of trash being sent to the landfill by upcycling old things like teaware. What is Upcycling? Upcycling helps give new life to old... Read more »
  • Spring Time Tea Time
    With the weather outside improving and most pandemic restrictions being lifted it’s a perfect time to have a spring tea party.  Start out by setting out a selection of finger sandwiches of egg salad, chicken salad, or cream cheese and vegetable cut into little rectangles. You can group them by... Read more »
  • British Pie Week 2022
    Welcome to British Pie Week! Meat pies have been a popular part of British cuisine since around the 12th Century. From March 7 to 13, 2022 we celebrate all things pie, from sweet to savory. This is the perfect time to learn about British pie, try new pies, or even... Read more »
  • Happy St. David’s Day!
    Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus! March 1 is St. David’s Day, which is widely celebrated in Wales. Although not everyone can make it to Wales at the moment, you can still honor the day at home. Who was St. David and why do people celebrate on March 1?  St. David or... Read more »
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    Tea Blog

  • Eat Like a Queen
    In the past 70 years we’ve learned so much about our favorite monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. We know her favorite breed of dog is the corgi and spends her summers at Balmoral Castle each summer. But what are her favorite foods? It is said Her Majesty is a very healthy... Read more »
  • The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration
    February 6th, 2022 marked the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the British throne in what’s known as Ascension Day.  Her Majesty was only 25 years old when her father, George VI sadly passed away while she was on a trip to Kenya. In the next 70 years, Queen Elizabeth... Read more »
  • The Eurovision Song Contest
    You may have never heard of the Eurovision Song Contest* but did you know it’s been a part of European culture for generations? The annual music competition for Europe’s best original song only happens once a year which, to many fans, is like waiting for Christmas. From ballads to campy... Read more »
  • Ideas for a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea
    Celebrate the moms (or mums) in your life this year by giving her a tea to remember. Try our menu below for a few quick ideas. Berry and Citrus Salad with Fresh Mint. Slice strawberries, peel and section oranges, tangerines, and grapefruits, and add blueberries, raspberries, or blackberries. Chop 1-2... Read more »
  • Celebrate National Tea Day
    April 21 marks National Tea Day, a day to celebrate and honor one of the most popular beverages in the world. National Tea Day is mostly celebrated in the UK but you can celebrate anywhere in the world. Here are some ways to celebrate: Go to a cafe It doesn’t... Read more »
  • Upcycling to Save the World
    Every year, billions of pounds of trash are sent to landfills to take up space and sit there for generations. We can try to reduce the amount of trash being sent to the landfill by upcycling old things like teaware. What is Upcycling? Upcycling helps give new life to old... Read more »
  • Spring Time Tea Time
    With the weather outside improving and most pandemic restrictions being lifted it’s a perfect time to have a spring tea party.  Start out by setting out a selection of finger sandwiches of egg salad, chicken salad, or cream cheese and vegetable cut into little rectangles. You can group them by... Read more »
  • British Pie Week 2022
    Welcome to British Pie Week! Meat pies have been a popular part of British cuisine since around the 12th Century. From March 7 to 13, 2022 we celebrate all things pie, from sweet to savory. This is the perfect time to learn about British pie, try new pies, or even... Read more »
  • Happy St. David’s Day!
    Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus! March 1 is St. David’s Day, which is widely celebrated in Wales. Although not everyone can make it to Wales at the moment, you can still honor the day at home. Who was St. David and why do people celebrate on March 1?  St. David or... Read more »
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    The Cup of Life

  • Earl Grey Tea Cream Soda
    Think of this earl grey tea cream soda as a sparkling earl grey latte over ice. It is bubbly, sweet and creamy with notes of bergamot. The post Earl Grey Tea Cream Soda appeared first on The Cup of Life.... Read more »
  • How to Make Tea Soda
    Tea soda consists of just two main ingredients: tea simple syrup and carbonated water. Best of all, you can make tea soda with any tea! The post How to Make Tea Soda appeared first on The Cup of Life.... Read more »
  • DIY Green Tea Face Mask
    With just 3 or 4 ingredients, this green tea face mask will soothe and hydrate your skin making you feel super refreshed! The post DIY Green Tea Face Mask appeared first on The Cup of Life.... Read more »
  • Birthday Cake Tea Latte (Hot or Iced)
    Introducing the Birthday Cake Tea Latte. A rich black tea combined with warm vanilla, topped with whipped cream and rainbow sprinkles. The post Birthday Cake Tea Latte (Hot or Iced) appeared first on The Cup of Life.... Read more »
  • Layered Hibiscus Lemonade
    This easy hibiscus lemonade recipe is gorgeous, bright, sweet and tangy. It's a great choice when you need to quench your thirst! The post Layered Hibiscus Lemonade appeared first on The Cup of Life.... Read more »
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    The Cup of Life

  • Earl Grey Tea Cream Soda
    Think of this earl grey tea cream soda as a sparkling earl grey latte over ice. It is bubbly, sweet and creamy with notes of bergamot. The post Earl Grey Tea Cream Soda appeared first on The Cup of Life.... Read more »
  • How to Make Tea Soda
    Tea soda consists of just two main ingredients: tea simple syrup and carbonated water. Best of all, you can make tea soda with any tea! The post How to Make Tea Soda appeared first on The Cup of Life.... Read more »
  • DIY Green Tea Face Mask
    With just 3 or 4 ingredients, this green tea face mask will soothe and hydrate your skin making you feel super refreshed! The post DIY Green Tea Face Mask appeared first on The Cup of Life.... Read more »
  • Birthday Cake Tea Latte (Hot or Iced)
    Introducing the Birthday Cake Tea Latte. A rich black tea combined with warm vanilla, topped with whipped cream and rainbow sprinkles. The post Birthday Cake Tea Latte (Hot or Iced) appeared first on The Cup of Life.... Read more »
  • Layered Hibiscus Lemonade
    This easy hibiscus lemonade recipe is gorgeous, bright, sweet and tangy. It's a great choice when you need to quench your thirst! The post Layered Hibiscus Lemonade appeared first on The Cup of Life.... Read more »
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    Japanese Green Tea Co. - Japanese Green Tea and Health

  • Matcha vs Sencha (Loose-leaf) Green Tea: What Are the Differences?
    So, you love green tea, but you’re not quite sure about this matcha versus sencha business. Maybe you’ve seen matcha at your local market, but you’ve been hesitant to try it because, well, you have no idea what it is. Or, perhaps you’ve only ever steeped your tea and are... Read more »
  • What is the best way to store your matcha & Japanese green tea?
    5 Essential Storage Rules for Matcha and Japanese Green Tea Read on to learn how to store matcha the proper way to ensure that you get the most out of this ancient elixir.More... Read more »
  • Is It Safe to Consume Grapefruit and Green Tea Together? – Green Tea Quiz
    Grapefruit and green tea are two food items associated with good nutrition. Grapefruit is noted for its health benefits, including high antioxidant content, heart health support, blood sugar management aid, weight loss promotion, and better brain function promotion.More... Read more »
  • 10 Ways to Sweeten Your Matcha Green Tea
    There’s a kind of simplicity in tea with the tradition being “add water” and trust that the flavor profile matches the imagination. However, as I’ve fallen into love with tea, there’s a shocking variation in taste profiles. As the tea market continues to grow, there’s all sorts of tips and... Read more »
  • Is it Safe to Eat Green Tea Leaves?
    You already know that green tea is a great-tasting and relaxing beverage with numerous health benefits, but can the same be said about eating the tea leaves rather than steeping them into a drink?  Read more to find out the truth.More... Read more »
  • Which Tea is Good for Me? (Interactive Tea Finder)
    Ever wondered what type of tea is good for me? Try our new interactive quiz to find out which tea that is good for you.More... Read more »
  • Everything Green Tea: Beauty Benefits
    Green tea is a popular drink that offers many health benefits. It has been used for centuries in Asia for its medicinal properties. But recently, it has become popular in the West as a healthy beverage to drink and as an ingredient in beauty products.More... Read more »
  • 10 Foods To Pair Green Tea With
    This post covers 10 food and green tea pairings (including savory and sweet options with green tea) that you'll want to try right away.More... Read more »
  • Can Green Tea Heal Oral Lichen Planus - Green Tea Quiz
    Green tea is touted to be one of the most wholesome beverages in the world. Its consumption is acknowledged to have plenty of health benefits. Thanks largely to its high antioxidant content, regularly drinking green tea has been found to be helpful in the improvement of brain function, the loss... Read more »
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    teakruthi - Tea break

  • Is Peach Tea Good For You?
    Peach tea is known to be a rejuvenating alternative to regular teas, especially during summer. It holds an excellent reputation among tea lovers for adding flavor as well as enhancing the... [Read more on our website]... Read more »
  • 9 Wonderful Lemon Balm Tea Benefits + Easy Recipe
    Lemon balm tea is the perfect drink for the much needed ‘me time’ even during your busiest days! Other than serving the purpose of a lovely refreshment, this tea also provides colossal amounts of... [Read more on our website]... Read more »
  • Macha tea vs Green tea -Which One Is Better For You?
    The truth is, green tea and matcha tea are quite different yet they aren’t poles apart. Matcha has more velvety and intense characteristics as compared to green tea. More [Read more on our website]... Read more »
  • 11 Low Caffeine Teas That You Can Relish Without Guilt
    This article talks in length about teas that have low caffeine content. Continue reading to know about what caffeine does to your body and which teas you could relish without guilt! More [Read more on our website]... Read more »
  • How To Choose The Best Matcha Tea?
    For those who develop a taste for its grassy flavor and aroma, matcha tea is known to be tantalising for the senses. Let us dive further into knowing more about matcha tea. More [Read more on our website]... Read more »
  • What Is Chai Tea and How To Make It?
    It is stated that Chai in its literal sense means tea, however, in India, it is tea made with milk. It is a staple drink of a major chunk of the Indian population. More [Read more on our website]... Read more »
  • 8 Dessert Recipes for Tea Lovers
    Tea should be reserved for just drinking! Pish Posh. These tea-themed desserts are the stuff of fantasies for tea lovers. Enjoyed after a meal, with your favorite cuppa of brew, or as a standalone,... [Read more on our website]... Read more »
  • Everything you need to know about Afternoon Tea Etiquette
    So an invitation to Afternoon Tea from the Queen of England isn’t forthcoming to us mere mortals, but that is no reason to not brush up on the proper protocol. It might come in handy for your next... [Read more on our website]... Read more »
  • 9 Teas with recepies to relieve a Sore Throat
    A warm, soothing cup of tea is the perfect remedy for a common cold, seasonal allergies, and sore throats. It boosts immunity and helps you fight off infections. How does tea help soothe sore... [Read more on our website]... Read more »
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    teakruthi - Tea break

  • Is Peach Tea Good For You?
    Peach tea is known to be a rejuvenating alternative to regular teas, especially during summer. It holds an excellent reputation among tea lovers for adding flavor as well as enhancing the... [Read more on our website]... Read more »
  • 9 Wonderful Lemon Balm Tea Benefits + Easy Recipe
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