July 01, 2018

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What do tea and the World Cup have in common?

Besides the passion and excitement that football and the World Cup brings out, have you ever wondered what else these qualifying countries have in common?Besides British Afternoon Tea, discover other countries and cultures who hold tea in high regard. Gesamtansicht Artikel →
June 04, 2018

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What does tea mean to me?

Simply seen as a beverage, tea is healthy and quenches thirst; superseding that on many levels tea is a way of life. For many cultures, tea and life are intertwined, especially when it comes to East Asia. I grew up surrounded by a fascinating tea culture, full of warmth and harmony. Here is my story - the first in a series of blog articles. Gesamtansicht Artikel →

Delicious Honeybush-Tea Ice Cream

Honeybush tea is described as gentle, smooth, full body with a honeyed and roasted flavour. Now imagine this in an ice cream – yes, ice cream... Get a spoon full of it yourself. Here we give you Rahel & Ron's recipe. Gesamtansicht Artikel →
March 31, 2018

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Matcha: a nutrient dense "Superfood"

Matcha tea is one of the latest superfood trends and the green tea powder can either be drunk as tea or used as an ingredient in recipes from smoothies to cheesecakes Gesamtansicht Artikel →
March 11, 2018

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The Starter's Guide to Oolong Tea

In the second of our articles explaining the different varieties of tea that are available and explaining how each gets itself distinct aroma and taste, we will be taking a look at oolong tea. Gesamtansicht Artikel →
February 03, 2018

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Lapsang Old Fashioned

One of our favourite tea cocktails, the smokiness of the Lapsang Souchong adds an extra level of body to an already delicious cocktail. We highly recommend using a well balanced Lapsang Souchong (of course we recommend ours!) as many can be flavoured with an artificial smoke taste, or can be overly smokey which overpowers the whiskey. That said, let's begin! Gesamtansicht Artikel →
January 07, 2018

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Tea

Drinking tea is widely reported to have a positive impact on health. But what are the main health benefits and is there any truth behind them? Gesamtansicht Artikel →
December 20, 2017

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The Starter's Guide to Pu-erh Tea

In the latest of series of different tea varieties, we will be exploring a fermented variety, pu-erh tea. Grown exclusively in the country of Pu-erh in the Yunnan province of China, Pu-erh is a partly oxidised tea which undergoes an additional, natural fermentation process to give the tea its smooth flavour and distinct dark colour. Gesamtansicht Artikel →
December 11, 2017

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The Starter's Guide to Green Tea

In this first of a series about the different types of tea, we will be taking an in depth look at green teas: how they are produced, which teas belong to this group of teas and some of the benefits of drinking this particular type of tea. Gesamtansicht Artikel →
December 07, 2017

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Matcha Zinger Tea Cocktail

Matcha Zinger tea cocktail

 

Makes 1 cocktail.

This tea cocktail utilises the versatility of matcha to balance with the freshness of mint and the sharpness of lime. A very refreshing cocktail that works perfectly for brunch.

You'll need

  • 50ml Gin
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Half a teaspoon of Organic Matcha
  • 100ml water
  • 7.5ml Agave syrup
  • Ice
  • 1 sprig mint

How to make

  1. In a cocktail shaker muddle the matcha, mint, lime juice and agave syrup. Be sure to leave a couple of mint leaves for a garnish.
  2. Add the gin and water and dry shake (without ice).
  3. Add ice to the shaker and shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is cold.
  4. Strain into a short glass over ice.
  5. Garnish with the remaining mint leaves.