The Benefits of Organic Tea

There’s no end to positive reasons for consuming food and drink that’s free of commercial pesticides and grown in a clean and ethical manner. Of course not all foods must be organic in order to promote optimal health, but certainly, consuming clean food is the key to...

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How Tea Soothes the Nerves

In times of crisis and desperation every good English mum and Irish ma knows exactly what to do. She puts on the kettle. And in the southern US there’s not much a nice glass of sweet tea can’t cure. For generations people all over the world have turned to tea to help...

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Blending Flavors: Creating Your Own Personal Tea Blend

Tea blending is the art of combining different teas to create a flavor-layered cuppa that enhances and draws out the special notes of your favorite teas. Blending tea to create a unique flavor isn’t difficult. Unlike creating those trend-fabulous coffee drinks,...

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What Makes a Perfect Tea Cup

Most tea lovers will delight in their favorite libation no matter what type of vessel in which it’s presented to them. Paper cup, fine china, or dollar store mug, anyone who adores tea won’t scoff at the cup. However, did you know that your tea cup can make a...

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3 Benefits of Adding Lemon to Your Cuppa

The mighty tea leaf is a powerhouse of health enhancing properties. We know all teas-black, green, white, darjeeling-offer up a whole host of antioxidants we can’t get anywhere else. Green tea, especially, delivers a good bit of brain boosting l-theanine, an amino...

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How to Serve Tea Like a Royal

Though we have much in common with our friends “across the pond” there are still many rituals and traditions to which our separate countries claim strict ownership. For example, we former colonists have our greasy fried chicken, high school proms, and the “real”...

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Can You Ever Drink Too Much Tea

Tea is one of the oldest drinks in civilization. This magnificently simple brew has withstood the test of time, gone up against such relative “Johnny-come-lately” drinks as sodas, mocha-half-caf-skinny-no-whip-lattes, fruit infused sparkling waters, and still remains...

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What’s the Best Time of Day for a Cuppa

For all it’s congeniality, you might think tea is the perfect potable any time of day-and you would be correct! Tea is delicious no matter what the clock might say. But, depending on your preference, there are certain times of the day that are more beneficial for...

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Beyond the Mug: 7 Uses for Tea Leaves Other Than Drinking

There’s no denying tea is a mighty tasty beverage. Tea is versatile. You can enjoy tea hot or iced, it comes in a variety of flavors, and is as at home in the Queen’s pantry in Buckingham Palace as it is at a kitchen table on Main Street USA. Tea definitely has...

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This is Why Your Body Loves a Cuppa

The dairy industry has long claimed “milk does a body good” but if you really wan to satisfy many of your nutritional needs, boost your immune power and strength your super powers to fend off everything from colds to tummy trials to chronic disease and even some...

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5 Things You Can Do To Enhance the Flavor of Your Tea

In all things food and beverage there are purists-those individuals who believe the less you intervene with the flavor mother nature has bestowed, the better. For these individuals adding any level of seasoning-from salt to hollandaise-is an egregious act. But they...

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2 Awesome Reci-Teas to Treat Yourself

Tea is such a wonderful ingredient in cooking. Those tiny leaves add a whole new level of flavor, bringing out a warm, exotic appeal that no other ingredient can manifest. Here are two popular recipes developed by our staff for you to enjoy. Chai Breakfast Cake 12...

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Loose Leaf Tea or Tea Bag Debate

Tea people, or ”tea-ple” are a devoted bunch. Not only do we love our liquid joy-it’s warm and slightly exotic flavor, the aromatics an instant mood-booster, infusing our very being with a sense of serenity-but we are quite ritualistic about the preparation of our...

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Teatox Your Way to a Healthy Life

You can’t turn on the TV, peruse the internet, or open a magazine these days without seeing some offer of a “detox diet” that will change your life. Some involve drinking solely green juices for a few days, others, cabbage soup. The most predatory involve the...

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6 Steps to Making the Perfect Cuppa

Whether you’re an oolong gal or an Earl Grey guy, a health minded green tea guru or someone who enjoys her chai on the regular, all tea drinkers like a full flavored cup of their favorite tea. It seems so easy, right? Heat your water and add your tea sachet or...

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Symptoms that Prove You Really Are Tea Obsessed

We all know coffee hounds. They crave their special brew, face set in eager anticipation, ready for the barrister’s haphazard attempt at announcing their name, releasing the hot and steamy vice into their happy hands. You know not to speak to the coffee obsessed...

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6 Reasons You Should Drink More Tea

Throughout the ages, tea has stirred passion in many. Wars have been fought over it, poems written about it, and this beverage has long-endured many changes in the civilized world, yet is still enjoyed most in it’s simplest form. Tea predates coffee and is one of the...

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