PG tips – Flavored Teas!

If you know me, one of my favorite brands of tea to brew is PG Tips. It is usually my go-to tea for whenever I feel like I need a good pick-me-up or something to warm me up in the cold days of winter. It was one of the first British teas I tasted before …

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Recipe – Cheese Pastries

I do not eat onions, they are bad for my digestion, so I like to make pastry squares with cheese in them, but if you like you can make them with cheese and onions.  You can make them large or small, but if you make them small they are very tasty warm from the oven …

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National Iced Tea Day!

Did you know that June is Iced Tea Month in the United States? While millions of people drink it all year long, it is widely celebrated during this early summer month on June 10th. It’s a good time, too, since iced tea is a very popular drink among Americans, especially in the summer months! About …

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Recipe – Chocolate Cake or Buns

Back in the 1970's when we held dinner parties they all seemed to consist of prawn cocktail for starters and Black Forest Gateau for dessert (At least the main course was usually different!)! I, personally, never liked Black Forest Gateau because I am not keen on sickly chocolate but my daughter, Nicola, loves chocolate. In …

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June Tea of The Month – Sencha Japanese

Quick Blurb: Sencha is Japan's most popular type of tea. Sencha is traditionally a Japanese green tea that is made from leaves of the Japanese tea bush. In recent years, Sencha teas have been known to be produced in China, South Korea, and other countries. In 1740, a Kyoto tea master named Soen Nagatani developed …

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June 2015 Tea Of The Month – Huckleberry

Nothing provides more of a unique, delicious taste sensation than Huckleberry Tea. Huckleberries, similar to blueberries, grow wild in the mountainous regions of the Pacific Northwest. Huckleberries grow on a 16" shrub and are less than 5mm in diameter and contain 10 large seeds. Huckleberry tea is described as a very deep, fruity flavor that …

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