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

The Fascinating Art of Reading Tea Leaves

Tea has been central to several cultures around the world for centuries, but in some traditions, its role is not limited to that of a beverage – tea leaves act as a portal to help humans grapple with the most fundamental questions that have plagued humankind from the beginning of time – the mysteries of […]

Read More Published On  November 27, 2018

Teas for Every Hour: Evening brews

Evening teas in an Indian context are often restricted to spiced tea or masala chai. Tea in most cultures forms the centre of conversation and camaraderie. In the Indian culture, tea forms the centre of everything from first dates to tête-à-têtes among friends and family members alike.As something that is so intrinsic to our culture […]

Read More Published On  October 9, 2018

Teas for Every Hour: Your Guide to Afternoon Tea

This article is the second in the series of the Hillcart Tales’ guide to different teas for the morning, afternoon, evening, and night. Below, we explore teas on a spectrum of flavour and caffeine content to sustain you through a sleepy afternoon. The lunch hour on weekdays is a break that every employee looks forward […]

Read More Published On  October 4, 2018

How to Make the Perfect Iced Tea

We may be well past summer, but in a warm and humid (for the most part) country like India, there’s rarely a bad time for a tall, cold glass of iced tea. While premixed iced tea is readily available in cafés and supermarkets, it’s usually too sweet and syrupy. But it’s easy enough to make […]

Read More Published On  August 30, 2018

From Afternoon to High Tea: Your Guide to Hosting Tea Parties

The British famously believe that a cup of tea can cure nearly everything. It comes as no surprise that their enthusiasm played a big role in fostering India’s passion for the humble brew. You can see it happen as the clock strikes five — all over India, life slows down because it’s time to enjoy […]

Read More Published On  July 12, 2018