Wedding Favours in Exotic Flavours

The wedding season is upon us and with it, all its attendant hoopla. If you have a wedding in the family this summer, you’ll have a million things to look into and a hundred decisions to make. For instance, what to give away as wedding favours. These gifts you send out with your wedding invitations […]

Read More Published On  April 18, 2019

Can A Hot Cup of Tea Cool You Down During Summer?

Want to beat the soaring temperatures this summer? Forget cold brewed coffees or a fruit juice, a cup of hot tea is just what you need to beat the heat without unwanted calories. The ritual of drinking a hot beverage on a warm summer day goes back centuries. In fact, offering a cup of hot […]

Read More Published On  April 11, 2019

Tea Is The Best Health Drink Ever. Here’s Why

Black, white, mint or tisane, no matter what kind of tea you prefer, they are packed with flavonoids and have health altering benefits. And that’s probably the reason why black tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world, second only to water. Everyone knows that drinking tea is good for health. But what makes […]

Read More Published On  April 6, 2019

A Tea-Inspired Valentine’s Dinner for Two

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and nothing shows love and affection like cooking a well-thought out meal for your loved ones. While a romantic dinner for two at a fancy restaurant is certainly nice, a homemade dinner, catered to the tastes of your loved one can really up the ante. Setting the Mood While […]

Read More Published On  February 13, 2019

The Story of Oolong Tea – A Tea Steeped in History and Tradition

Oolong tea is a Chinese tea that has cultural significance in China and several other parts of South East Asia. The word ‘oolong’ comes from ‘Oo’ (or wu) meaning black, and ‘long’ meaning dragon, which may refer to the long, dark and curled nature of oolong tea leaves. This poetic name provides a telling picture […]

Read More Published On  February 4, 2019

The Legacy of a Tea Set

There are few pieces of crockery that bring about as much sentimentalism as tea sets do. When you think of china being passed down over generations in a family, it is usually a tea set. One with flowery patterns that is beautiful in a quaint, old-fashioned way. Or maybe one that has a scene from […]

Read More Published On  January 22, 2019

The Pleasures of the Tea Gardens of the 18th Century

The 18th century saw the mushrooming of tea gardens in England, starting with London. These wonderful green spaces provided respite from the congested, polluted city spaces and provided an opportunity for socialising in the outdoors during the warmer months of the year. Although tea drinking became popular in England in the 17th century, it was […]

Read More Published On  January 16, 2019

A Tea for Every New Year Resolution

The New Year, with its promise of a healthier, happier you, signifies turning over a new leaf and kicking old habits. Although these changes may seem challenging, there are a few small steps that you can take to help you in the right direction. For those who want to exercise more For those who are […]

Read More Published On  December 31, 2018

Winter Foods Infused with Tea

We are in the thick of winter, and the air is filled with anticipation and festivity. The year is coming to an end, but before that, there’s much celebrating to do. Indulging in extravagant food and drink is the norm in December. While there are the classics that cannot be missed, there are ways to […]

Read More Published On  December 21, 2018

A Gift Box for Every Relationship

A beautifully curated box of tea represents infinite possibilities, and many hours of enjoyment. Whether it’s a box of tisanes flavoured with the most unusual ingredients that remind you of a holiday spent many years ago, or a collection of the finest black teas that will transport you to the estates of Darjeeling, there’s something […]

Read More Published On  December 13, 2018