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Loose Whole Leaf Tea – The Art of Tea

If tea is a part of your life, as box of tea bags stacked in your cupboard, this blog would convince you to dig deeper and see just why… 356 more words

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A Book Recommendation

For All The Tea In China, by Sarah Rose.

In 1848, the British East India Company, having lost its monopoly on the tea trade, engaged Robert Fortune, a Scottish gardener, botanist, and plant hunter, to make an illicit trip into the interior of China (territory forbidden to foreigners) to steal the closely guarded secrets of tea horticulture and manufacturing. 169 more words


A Tea Fact

Did you know? After water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world.


Perfectly Steeped Tea

Tea steeping guides are always helpful. However, you may like your tea weaker or stronger than is advised. For example, I have never steeped chai for ten minutes, as is shown. 13 more words


The Tea Cosy

The tea cosy is said to have been made popular by the Duchess of Bedford who established the activity of afternoon tea in 1840. Tea cosies act as insulators, keeping the contents of your teapot warm while, at the same time, providing cheerful cuteness. 13 more words

Benefits of drinking tea.

“The plant from which tea is made is rich in polyphenolic flavonoids, which have powerful antioxidant properties,” says Lynne Garton, a nutritionist who advises the UK Tea Council. 61 more words

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