The Tea Trio Set

If you cruise the antique stores or online sites that specialize in classic teawares, you’ve come across the tea trio set. There are some folks who even collect them in different patterns from different makers for a truly eclectic tea time. A tea trio set consists of a teacup, a saucer, and a dessert plate, …

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Offbeat Teas & Tisanes

The world of tea is a pretty vast one. It's comprised of countless varieties of proper "tea" (which is derived only from the Camellia sinensis plant) and there are also numerous tea-like beverages that are often lumped in with tea. Most of these are more properly known as tisanes. When you consider that all of …

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Website Review: The Tea and Jazz House

As a tea consultant, one of the best parts of my business is offering advice to tea business startups and seeing them flourish.  It’s rather like a mother or father waving their child off to school.  Mary Cali from The Tea and Jazz House is one such ‘cool cat’.  After offering business guidance, I was …

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