Lilies at Tea Time

Lilies at tea time seem perfect this time of year, since their fragrance fills the Spring time air. Lilies are some of the most symbolic of flowers, next to roses. They are used in wedding bouquets and are associated with certain wedding anniversaries (Calla Lilies are for the 6th wedding anniversary and Day Lilies are …

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Tea for Mother’s Day…in the UK

Although Mother’s Day is not for another two months in the US, it was celebrated on the 18th March in the UK. Since I happened to be home in London for this worthy event I was able to spend time carefully selecting a gift for my mother of, you guessed it, tea! I decided on …

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“Tea-Blending as a Fine Art” by Joseph M. Walsh

It must therefore follow that by the skillful and judicious mixing or blending of a number of Teas, each differing in variety or grade, a more uniform, pleasing and palatable Tea, that is, one richer in liquor, heavier in body and more aromatic in flavor, can be produced by this now acknowledged principle at a …

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