10 facts you didn’t know about the Boston Tea Party

If in my last historical themed post I talked about ships worth building and racing in the name of tea, today I want to share some facts that you might not know about the time when it was worth sinking tea ships. That’s right, I’m talking about the Boston Tea Party  which was famous for [...]


Cooking with tea: Earl Grey Bundt Cake

I have a confession to make: I'm not a fan of Earl Grey. I'll drink it if I must but anything with added bergamot is just not my cup of tea (excuse the pun!). Bergamot is a citrus fruit and bergamot oil is what gives this tea its characteristic taste. Having said that, I love [...]

What tea should I try if I like a normal black tea?

I’ve ran into this situation a lot of times: most people just like their ‘normal’ cup of tea. Of course, everyone has a slightly different ‘normal’ especially when it comes to the amount of milk added. But generally, a ‘normal’ cup is an English Breakfast - a strong tea that you can personalise with milk [...]