Cream Pitchers — Unsung Heroes of Tea Time

For those tea drinkers who like to mellow their strong black teas with a bit of milk or cream the cream pitcher is the unsung hero of their tea time. For those of you who like your tea straight, cream pitchers make great vases for the shorter stemmed flowers such as a nice bunch of …

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Review — The English Tea Store’s Tarajulie Estate Assam

Name: Tarajulie Estate Assam Brand: English Tea Store Type: Black tea, Assam Form: Loose leaf Review: The dry leaf is dark brown, somewhat broken and small, sparingly sprinkled with a few tips. It has little discernible fragrance when dry and doesn't even smell like much once infused to a surprisingly light bodied copper liquor. The …

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A Comparison of Indian and Chinese Teas

When you consider that tea is the most popular drink in the world after water it isn't really that surprising to see just how many countries grow and produce it. When you look at global tea production, India and China instantly stand out, both producing well over twice as much tea annually as their nearest …

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