Twelve Days of Christmas – The Teamix

By Stephanie Hanson On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me A cup of pear white tea On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me Two tea scoops and a cup of pear white tea On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me …

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Earl Grey — In a Class of Its Own

If tea could walk about with spats and a cane to show it had class, Earl Grey would not just walk so much as it would strut. This common British favorite is a unique offering in the world of tea. Long before there was industrial flavoring and scenting technologies, Earl Grey stood apart as a …

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Review — Indian Spiced Chai

The Subject: Indian Spiced Chai Black Tea from The English Tea Store. Water temperature: 212° F Steeping time: 5 minutes Tea type: Black Scents, flavorings, etc.: Coriander, cardamom, ginger, cloves Aroma, dry: Like walking into an Indian spice store Aroma in the cup, plain: N/A Taste, plain: N/A Aroma in the cup, enhanced: Curry tea …

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Gift Guide – Here Comes Santa Claus

By Stephanie Hanson The folks over at the English Tea Store are busy little elves preparing to play Santa as they deliver Christmas presents to all the good little boys and girls and tea drinkers. Here is a brief shopping gift guide for the people on your list. “The Stockings Were Hung by the Chimney …

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It’s Tea Time!

Recently a friend extended an invitation to me to join her for teatime. At first, I was apprehensive of accepting the invitation since I was ignorant about tea etiquette. You see, drinking tea is not complicated; the difficult part it is how one conducts themselves. I began searching the Internet for information on the subject. …

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