Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Tea Library – “The Tea Lover’s Treasury”

Tea and books – a combination that for many is right up there with bacon and eggs, tomato and basil, and fish and chips.

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Flower Power!

“Flowering tea” aka “blooming tea” is a splendid way to round off any social event with a bit of theatre in a teapot.

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Tea Haiku No. 4

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Cold Brewed Green Tea – Getting Set For Summer

Seeing as our recent dusting of snow has melted, the bitter North wind retreated back to its Arctic lair, and temperatures finally nudged back above freezing, I’m starting to become slightly more optimistic regarding the eventual return of clement weather.

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Lights, Camera, Tea!

After a lot of umming and ahhing, we can now finally unveil our first foray into the magical world of the moving picture.

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The Charity Shop

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Tregothnan – Putting The “T” in “British”

Cut England, and it bleeds tea. Tea has been a part of the country’s cultural landscape for so long, and is so deeply engrained in the nation’s sense of self, that the years prior to the introduction of the sacred … Continue reading

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Serendipitea And The Not So Common Clay

This was one of my best charity shop finds, a classic example of how being in the right place at the right time can pay off.

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Saffron Tea – Moroccan Liquid Gold

After my recent post about mint tea, I checked our cookbook collection just out of curiosity, and to my surprise I discovered that we’d had a recipe for Moroccan Mint Tea all this time, hidden away in a Swedish language … Continue reading

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Tea Haiku No. 3

Pot and cup empty, The elegant leaves, though spent, Left behind qi gifts.

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