What a Spread!

Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com Parties and get-togethers are swinging this holiday season, especially a year after many people were unable to see their loved ones in the past year and a half. Thanks to vaccines, holiday parties are possible again. If you plan to hold a holiday dinner or party, try a few …

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DIY Gift Baskets

English Tea Store has always carried pre-made gift baskets. But if you have no idea what kind of gift basket to give someone or don't see it on our website, why not make your own gift basket? Try a few of these ideas: Bubble Tea Gift Drinking bubble tea is an experience in itself so …

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The Christmas Shop is Open!

Photo by Luna Lovegood on Pexels.com Our Christmas shop is open for the season! Prepare for the holiday season and get ahead of your Christmas shopping by getting your Christmas goodies and tea now! Here’s what’s in store for the 2021 holiday season: Christmas candy is the most popular category in Christmas. Even if the …

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A Toast to You

Photo by Ummy Ummy on Pexels.com It is said that the Egyptians were the first to make toast but the British mastered it. Toast is absolutely adored in the British Isles. So much that there are even toast restaurants in London! Meanwhile, toast has been rising in popularity in the US thanks to the avocado …

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Protect the Honey Bees

There is nothing like a good cup of tea with a few teaspoons of honey. Sweet, soothing, and warm. It's the simple pleasures in life that give us joy but we have to remember who helps bring that joy: Honey Bees. A precious part of our ecosystem, bees make honey and pollinate flowers and other …

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Cheese, Please!

One of the fun things about the holidays is snacking. No matter whose house, dinner, or party you go to, there are usually nibbles to enjoy. A standard nibble usually involves cheese and crackers but if you have been to parties recently, you may have seen a cheese board. Cheese boards have always been an …

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Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

Over the past few years there has been an increase in pumpkin spice products. Some of it you have to admit is a little bit over the top (like pumpkin spice lip balm) but for the pumpkin spice that’s just right can be in your tea time. Try these teas and scones to get your …

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British Influence on Indian Food

British food is not just limited to fish and chips. Did you know that Indian food is a part of it? It’s surprising but India and Britain have a history. During the British Raj (1858-1947), India was under British rule, many British expats would enjoy the exotic flavors and spices of India. Since then, India …

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Best British Holiday Sweets!

Thinking of what to get the candy lover in your life for Christmas or just need something new to try? Why not try British candy? The UK is one of the best countries in the world for holiday sweets. There is never a shortage of Chocolate Orange - A  big hit in the UK (quite literally), …

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A British Christmas Dinner

If you traditionally have a British style Christmas dinner or if you want to change up your Christmas dinner this year, then English Tea Store is your place. We carry many of your holiday favorites to help make Christmas a memorable one for you and your family. Our British food comes straight from the UK …

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