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 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

Tea & Holiday Treats: A Festive Twist to Your Tea Routine

All across the world, the holidays bring with it treats that make this time of the year even more special. In India, whether it’s Christmas, or Diwali, the air is filled with a certain anticipation of the festivities that are about to begin. Although these celebrations are generally accompanied with alcohol, there are several dishes […]

Read More Published On  November 9, 2018

Teas for Every Hour: Night Time Teas

We have all been told some time in our lives that if we can’t sleep, we should drink a warm glass of milk. However, that may not be everyone’s cup of tea. Teas on the other hand, come in a variety of flavours, and contrary to popular belief, there are several zero or low caffeine […]

Read More Published On  October 18, 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

Loose-Leaf Tea or Teabags – Which Do You Prefer?

Tea is a personal choice and almost everyone has an opinion on what makes a perfect cup. The debate about loose-leaf tea vs. teabag has been going on for a while. So, are you a teabag person or do you prefer loose-leaf tea? Reading the leaves Loose-leaf tea contains whole tea leaves and buds that […]

Read More Published On  September 27, 2018

Yoga and Tea – A Match Made in Heaven

For thousands of years, Yoga has been known to heal the mind and body of those who practice it as a way of life. Similarly, the practice of drinking tea dates back to thousands of years and has been known to hydrate the body, cure ailments and relax the mind. Oolong, white, green and black […]

Read More Published On  June 20, 2018