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Tea On The Train

When the dedicated tea lover is out travelling and suddenly finds themselves in need of a beverage he or she runs the risk of putting themselves at the mercy of fate’s own proverbial pot-luck tea caddy of mystery, which, more … Continue reading

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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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Mint Tea!

In “The Tea Enthusiast’s Handbook“, by Mary Lou & Robert J. Heiss, the section on Green Gunpowder tea mentions the fact that Green Gunpowder is more often than not used as the starting point for North African mint teas.

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Put Some Pearls In Your Pot

It’s said that green gunpowder tea got its English name due to the fact that it resembled the explosive charge of the same name, both being small, round, darkly coloured pellets.

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