Butterfly Pea Tea 🦋

  For years there has been green tea but have you ever had a blue tea? Butterfly Pea Tea is the latest tea to hit our teacups and it is mesmerizing! Not just because the tea is a bright, beautiful blue color, but also because it can change color! No, really! Just add lemon or …

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Tom Smith Christmas Crackers 🎄

We haven't even reached Halloween yet but we are extremely excited to tell you that we now have Christmas Crackers available for your purchase. It's never too early to stock up on them as gifts or for yourself! And it's also never to early to talk about Christmas!   What are Christmas Crackers? I had …

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Pumpkin Everything! 🎃

  Pumpkin! Like Halloween, pumpkin creeps up on us all and suddenly appears everywhere! In recent years, there has been a pumpkin craze and it seems to be growing. At first it was just coffee but now it has even escalated all the way to makeup! If you just like to leave the pumpkin in …

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British Delicacies

Depending on where you live here in the US, you may see the leaves begin to change and the weather go from blazing hot to cool and chilly in a mere few days. You may see blustery winds and leaves changing along with gray and drizzly weather along with bright orange pumpkins dotting the neighborhood …

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Breakdown of Brands: Bewley’s Irish Tea

We are staying with the luck of the Irish again this week with Bewley's Tea, founded in 1840 by Samuel Bewley and his son Charles Bewley. They took a chance with a little shop in Dublin, Ireland and thank goodness they did, because they are now a worldwide power house in the coffee & tea …

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Classic Candy 🍭

At the English Tea Store, we love sweets just as much as we love tea. Chocolate, jellies, gummies, you name it. Some of the sweets that don’t get enough attention are our classic British sweets from many childhoods. Today we highlight these much loved sweets and explore how they came to be.   Liquorice Allsorts have …

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Breakdown of Brands: Barry’s Tea

Barry's Tea, an Ireland delicacy, began in 1901 by James Barry. His tea loving family and himself started a little shop on Prince's Street in Cork City. Most of their tea was sourced from India & Sri Lanka. James began handing down his expertise in the family and in 1934, Anthony Barry, a relative of …

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