Sac-It-To-Me with Tea Sacks

Forget infusers and pre-bagged teas — tea sacks make a great alternative. Loose and free in the teapot can produce the best tasting tea, but even this tea lover knows there are times when that just isn’t practical. Thank goodness for innovative minds. Many of you may be too young to remember “Sock it to …

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The Possibilities of Young Pu-erh Tea

I’ve tried a few pu-erh teas to date and see its possibilities. So, when this tea arrived, the explorer and experimenter in me took over. Heh heh! First, being true to the principles of The Little Yellow Teapot (our buddy and main steeper in these tea tastings), hubby and I checked the English Tea Store …

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Cleaning Teaware

A couple weeks ago I wrote about Tea Taste Killers, things that can seriously affect the flavor of your tea. In the post, I named badly cleaned teaware as a possible source of scent and flavor contamination. Here are a few tips for keeping your teaware clean and scent-free so that it brews you a …

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Tips When Visiting a Tea Room

Plan your visit by deciding what type of tea experience you would like. A reservation is usually required twenty-four hours in advance for a full afternoon tea (tea, savouries, scones, sweets and dessert).  If you prefer a cream tea (tea, scones, jam and cream) or a light afternoon tea (tea, scones and sweets), a reservation …

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