Quiz: How Are Your Tea Time Manners?

The question of manners at tea time comes up online and in the real world. In fact, some feel rather more inclined when enjoying tea to follow certain social conventions and even tea rituals and ceremonies. From the way the tea is prepared to what foods to serve to how to pour and enjoy the …

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How Tea Became Hip

How did tea become hip? Hold on a minute. Things have improved in recent years or perhaps even decades, but one could still argue that tea is suffering from an image problem. You know the one - staid tea rooms frequented by ladies of a certain age, neatly trimmed crustless sandwiches, and so on. Not …

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There’s something about tea that attracts cat lovers. Or maybe there’s something about cats that attracts tea lovers. Clearly there’s something … because so many of us dearly love them both. It’s certainly not because tea-drinking is easier with cats around. Cats sniff or bat at the tea leaves, even try to eat them. (Although …

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