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

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

Assam, Oolong or Tisane? Types of Tea You Should Know

You know that your favourite black tea originates in the tea gardens of Darjeeling or Assam and that green tea is the most popular in Japan and parts of China. But what gives the former a distinct, bold taste and the latter, a range of tastes from sweet to vegetal to fruity? We explore the […]

Read More Published On  July 17, 2018