What’s all the fuss about matcha and green tea?

The world is going through a serious health obsession. One in 5 articles I read has something to do with exercise or eating better, whether that's 15 reasons why avocados are good for you or the next diet craze, 16:8. I don't know whether that says more about my reading patterns than the world, but [...]


Tea review: Green Tea & Apple Blend

After one of my most recent posts on how to recognise good quality tea, I'll bet you'll judge my pictures below with fresh eyes! This review is dedicated to one of my favourite summer teas, which my generous husband indulged me with for my birthday this year. He knows how much I love Fortnum & [...]

How is green tea made?

Last time I shared the processes that tea leaves have to go through to become black tea. Bet you didn't think all that effort goes into making your daily brew (or brews, the more the merrier I am!). So if all tea comes from the same plant, what makes green tea green? Firing Instead of being [...]