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Some Tea with Your Chocolate

Annelies ZijderveldDecember 21st, 2009 by Annelies Zijderveld
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The snap of chocolate squares breaking – the silkiness of a chocolate bar melting on your tongue – people flock to chocolate for good reason. If you’re reading this, the chances of you being a tea fan are pretty high. Over the past few years, the frequency of pairing chocolate with tea has increased, bringing together the luscious decadence of cacao with the robust tannins and flavor of tea leaves. (more…)

Sangria Tea Recipes for Summer

Bliss DakeJune 30th, 2009 by Bliss Dake
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Sweet summer is here with bountiful heat.  Iced tea is always perfect for chilling out.  But we also invite you to explore other ways of incorporating tea into summer thirst quenchers.  A renaissance is occurring in the culinary world where tea is showing up for summer in unexpected places like on restaurant menus in cocktails or food .  We decided to put a spin on sangria for summer and developed a  Sangria Tea Collection with a variety of recipes to please any palate. (more…)

Milk in Tea: A Bum Steer?

Jeremy Warner, MDMay 12th, 2009 by Jeremy Warner, MD
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I’m a tea drinker who enjoys tea with a little bit of milk.  Not only does it add a nice creamy texture to the tea, it also seems to take the bitter edge off, even without adding any sugar.  And I’m certainly not alone – by one estimate, 98% of British tea drinkers top off with the white stuff. (more…)

Tasting Tea: A Door to the Senses (Part 1)

Bliss DakeMay 4th, 2009 by Bliss Dake
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Like wine or chocolate tasting, tea tasting provides an opportunity to engage with the senses.  Discovering your favorite tea is a personal journey that will constantly surprise, as you encounter endless complexities of flavor, aroma and color. The more tea you taste, the more you will learn to appreciate the nuances between tea varieties and tea types.  And to get started, all you need are tea leaves and water. (more…)