A British Christmas Dinner

If you traditionally have a British style Christmas dinner or if you want to change up your Christmas dinner this year, then English Tea Store is your place. We carry many of your holiday favorites to help make Christmas a memorable one for you and your family. Our British food comes straight from the UK …

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Gluten-Free Holiday Treats! ๐ŸŽ„

The holiday season is here and that means itโ€™s time to break out the holiday goodies! Christmas cakes, puddings, and mince pies are gobbled up each year by millions. However, up until recent years, some people have had to miss out on British Christmas goodies. With wheat allergy and Celiac awareness, vast majorities of food …

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Tea Brewing Temperatures & Times! ๐Ÿต

On some packages of tea, you may have seen some instructions on how to brew your tea. Now youโ€™re probably thinking, โ€œWhy do I need instructions on how to brew tea? Itโ€™s just water and leaves!โ€ Itโ€™s more than just placing a tea bag into a cup and pouring hot water over it! It takes …

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Teas to Kick Off the Holiday Season!

Thanksgiving is all about being thankful for family, friends, and of course, food. Some of my favorite memories of Thanksgiving involved cooking with my family. My older sister would start the turkey off while my mom would prepare side dishes of mashed potatoes, stuffing, and we would spend the day watching the Thanksgiving Day parade …

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Petit Fours, Tarts, Cheesecakes, and More! ๐Ÿฐ

Sometimes itโ€™s fun to add something new to tea time. If youโ€™re not up for traditional British fare to your afternoon tea or tea party, why not try a few suggestions below? You can find them at your local market, bakery, or you can make them yourself! You may find a new favorite. Petit Fours …

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A British Classic: English Breakfast Tea

Previously, we looked at Rooibos tea so today we are going to explore a British classic in tea, English Breakfast. It is one of the most standard teas for tea lovers, ranging from beginner to connoisseur. You may have seen them in supermarkets here in the US, with a wide range in the tea aisle, …

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Tea Facts You Won’t Believe: Rooibos Tea

Red tea, or Rooibos, as it is traditionally called, is an herbal tea originating from the Cedarburg region of South Africa. Rooibos tea is known to tout medicinal and health benefits ranging from helping with insomnia to your liver. This tea supplies many beneficial nutrients and antioxidants, which could explain why it has gained popularity …

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You’ll Want To Spread This On Everything: Fruit Butter! ๐ŸŽ

Today we are going to look at fruit butters! Some of you may have heard of it but others who have never heard of it could be confused. Fruit as a butter? What is that? Fruit butters are its lesser known than its cousins jam and jelly, but it's steadily gaining popularity, especially in the …

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Teas To Drink When Sick! ๐Ÿค’

After moving to the East Coast from the West Coast in December 2017, I was making my first trip back since then. I spent a week out in California, visiting family and friends and enjoying food from my favorite places. I brought back a few souvenirs for my fiance and his family but one thing …

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Zesty & Aromatic Spice Teas

The days of iced tea are numbered as the weather begins to turn cool and crisp. The time for hot tea returns as the leaves begin to fall off of trees and crunch under your feet. Strawberries and peaches make way for fruits like apples and pears. To complement these tasty gems of nature, spices …

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