Sweet & Tangy Marmalade

Sweet and tangy, marmalade has been a prized staple of the British breakfast table. But did you know that marmalade is actually not British? Marmalade was believed to be first invented in Portugal, made from quince (which is not a citrus fruit but more like a pear). Marmalade got its name based on the Portuguese …

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Introducing the New and Improved Englishteastore.com

There is no tea quite like British tea, and if you’ve enjoyed your visit to the English Tea Store in the past, you will be even more impressed with the changes we have made! Our redesigned English Tea Store website has made it easier than ever for you to enjoy the elegance and comforts of …

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Class Is In Session: Tea Terminology

Whether you are new to the tea scene or a veteran of tea, it’s important to learn your tea jargon. I am sure many of you have read the description of a tea and often wondered what a flush or a tisane was. Today we finally explore the meaning of some of these terms. Learn …

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Wimbledon 2018

Each summer, the best of the best in tennis come together for an all-out tournament in Wimbledon, UK. As you know, the Championships at Wimbledon are the world’s oldest and most prestigious tennis championship in the world. The start of Wimbledon according to some marks the official start of summer. A well-known food at Wimbledon …

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Canada Day & Nanaimo Bars

To celebrate Canada Day on July 1st, why not make a traditional Canadian dessert called Nanaimo Bars (pronounced na-nai-mo). The name Nanaimo comes from the city of Nanaimo on the Vancouver Island of British Columbia. The name itself means “big strong tribe” in the local native language. Nanaimo Bars are very popular in Canada and …

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What Is Cheese Tea?!? 🧀

We’ve all heard of tea with milk and maybe even cream, but have you ever heard of tea with cheese? Yes, you read that correctly! Cheese tea is the latest trend among tea connoisseurs. Many are taking to social media to post their refreshing tea topped with creamy cheese. It sounds a bit odd, but …

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Some Like It… Iced! 😍

  With National Iced Tea Month in full swing, you might be wondering what kind of iced tea to make. Do you want to try something different from your normal iced tea? Then why not try a new tea to ice! Here are the types of tea that you can make into a refreshing glass …

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Buckingham Palace Garden Party 🍰

If you have been a customer of ours for a while, you may have noticed a tea called the Buckingham Palace Garden Party. Did you know that it is inspired after an actual garden party? It’s true! The Buckingham Palace Garden Party is a tea party held annually so that members of the public can …

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Celebrate Iced Tea & New Arrivals! 🍵🌞

In the month celebrating iced tea, it’s time to accessorize and there’s no better place to look than our new arrivals for some of our newest teawares suitable for your iced tea needs this summer. Take our newest teawares on the go, in your backyard, or to the beach while staying in style!     The …

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National Iced Tea Month

June is National Iced Tea Month in the US, marking the beginning of iced tea season. Around 85 percent of Americans take their tea iced, so it’s no surprise that it was given its own month and official day (June 10). To honor this day, here are a few things you can do to honor …

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