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! 🍰

Sometimes it’s fun to add something new to tea time. If you’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! 🍎

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! 🤒

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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Tea Goodies & Gifts For Students!

Where did summer go?! Your students are off to start another year in the classroom, especially for those facing major milestones like going into high school and college. It’s especially hard for college students since many of them are going out on their own and into the adult world for the first time, moving out …

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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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