“Frightful” Tea Treats

What’s a Halloween teatime without “frightful” treats? For one thing, it’s not very Halloweenish. I mean, after all, the whole point is to get at least a little shiver going up and down your spine, right? Then, you gulp some tea and get all warmed up again. Ah! You basically have two choices here: buy …

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Why Tea II?

What’s your hot beverage of choice? Well, that probably depends. In most cases it’s likely to be an accident of birth, for lack of a better term. If you live in the United States odds are good that you’re going to be a coffee drinker. If you hail from the United Kingdom and assorted and …

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Review — Tiger Wing Taro Vanilla Cream

Name: Taro Vanilla Cream Brand: Tiger Wing Type: Green tea, herbal blend Form: Paper tea bags, individually wrapped Review: Do you ever get cravings for a fingerfull of cake frosting? If so, try this tea. Yes, it really is that good. Tiger Wing (the bagged-tea producing offshoot of Golden Moon) blended green mate (a stimulant …

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Tea Lessons — Practice Makes Perfect

Steeping tea is not exact science, even though there is a lot of science to it. There are so many different ways that tea leaves are processed, resulting in so many different kinds of teas, that it’s easy to do something wrong. Of course, I’m talking about “true tea” from the tea plant (Camellia Sinensis …

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