Flowering tea, when tea leaves become art

Many of you probably haven’t heard of flowering tea, let alone seen one unfold so I’ve decided to share with you this piece of theatre. I say that because watching a flowering tea take shape is an impressive experience, testament to the wondrous talent of those who have build the little nugget of tea. It’s [...]


17 reasons why we drink tea

In my first post, I explained to you why I’m so passionate about tea. But as autumn settles in and I find myself craving hot drinks even more than usual, I’ve started thinking more about the role tea plays in our life. I’m probably biased, but I really do think that no other drink in [...]

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 [...]