Review — Organic Earl Grey Cream from The English Tea Store

Name: Organic Earl Grey Cream Brand: English Tea Store Type: Black tea, flavored Form: Loose leaf Review: Earl Grey lovers who are looking for something a little different should appreciate this tea. An organic black tea, lightly scented with bergamot, and then flavored with vanilla, cinnamon, and fresh cream, Organic Earl Grey Cream is a …

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Chamomile: A Lovely Steeping Herb

What is Chamomile? The flowers of the daisy-like chamomile plant are commonly used in a variety of preparations, including skin-care products, oral supplements, and, of course, as a beverage. While infusions of chamomile are often called "chamomile tea", chamomile is not a true tea, and so is more properly known as a tisane. What does …

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Review — White Monkey Paw Green Tea

Name: White Monkey Paw Brand: English Tea Store Type: Green tea (Yes, I know the name makes it sound like a white tea, and indeed those fuzzy tips make it look like a white tea, but, in fact, this is a green tea.) Form: Loose leaf Review: I love the look of these long, curly, …

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Tea in Literature — “Death at La Fenice”

By A.C. Cargill Tea and a good book — what could be better? How about tea and a good murder mystery? Certainly. Even better when tea plays a part in one of the key scenes in the book. Imagine reading about people enjoying a good “cuppa” while you’re enjoying a good “cuppa” — sort of …

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