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Stories of your favourite tea

Tea & Caffeine


Caffeine is one of the most important constituents of tea. Although the caffeine in coffee is absorbed rapidly into the body, this is not so with tea. The rate of absorption is much slower and the caffeine remains in the body longer, making tea the more refreshing, revitalizing drink.

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Tea Quotation Thursday

zen tea

If you ask Zen people they will say tea is not something that you pour with unawareness and drink like any other drink. It is not a drink, it is meditation; it is prayer. So they listen to the kettle creating a melody, and in that listening they become more silent, more alert. ~Bhagwan Shree […]

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Top 5 reasons why we #GOTUPANDWENT to Ragasthan


  The culture of tea – In India tea drinking was a gift from the British, but our culture became so entwined with the practice of having chai, that it became a focal point in all our gatherings. It is given to guests as soon as they step into the house as a gesture of […]

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Tea Snack Challenge Cook Off


After an online event on Twitter which garnered 300 + tweets and which generated 280+ snack ideas, we asked the three winning tweeps to make their online creations come to life. Thanks to the folks at Le15 Patisserie we were able to give our winning tweepers the opportunity to do so. So on Friday, 5th October our […]

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How to brew the perfect cup of Darjeeling Tea?

Tea in the mist

West Bengal, India happens to be the birthplace of a tea that is often hailed as the champagne of teas. But what makes Darjeeling Tea so special? The floral aroma, musky spiciness and full bodied flavor for a start! However, if not properly brewed one may miss out on the different flavors of this tea. […]

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Infographic: Amazing Facts about Tea

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5 things herbal tea can do for you

Go to sleep. Tomorrow is another day!

How many tea’s can boast about doing something for you? The answer, not many. But herbal tea is different. Not only is it good for you but it’s also really refreshing. Here’s 5 things herbal tea can do for you. 1. Help you take longer naps Have trouble sleeping? Worry not, you aren’t alone. 78% […]

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Why a cup of tea is like a mother


Do you remember the first time you opened your eyes and stared at the happy faces of two of the most wonderful people on the planet? Do you remember how much you wailed and screamed because you couldn’t enunciate enough, how much you wanted a clean shower and dry clothes? Do you remember that moment […]

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