Crazy for Cranberry

In my previous post I talked about the popularity of pumpkin. We all know how much it’s popularity has skyrocketed over the last decade but today we will discuss the lesser known seasonal taste, the cranberry. The cranberry (vaccinium macrocarpon)  is one of the very few fruits native to North America. They’re usually cultivated in …

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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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Happy National Hot Tea Month! 🍵

Happy National Hot Tea Month! Each January for the past few years, we here at the English Tea Store are always celebrating National Hot Tea Month. Since we are a store that sells tea, much of our customer base enjoy their tea hot. But who do we have to thank for hot tea? The tea …

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New Year’s Resolutions: Tea Edition!

With the New Year just a few days away, many of us begin to make New Year’s Resolutions to help ourselves become better people. Sometimes resolutions involve better yourself inside or outside. When you make a resolution with tea, you’re helping yourself both inside and out. Here are a few resolutions involving tea for everyone …

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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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Gluten-Free Holiday Treats! 🎄

The holiday season is here and that means it’s time to break out the holiday goodies! Christmas cakes, puddings, and mince pies are gobbled up each year by millions. However, up until recent years, some people have had to miss out on British Christmas goodies. With wheat allergy and Celiac awareness, vast majorities of food …

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Teas to Kick Off the Holiday Season!

Thanksgiving is all about being thankful for family, friends, and of course, food. Some of my favorite memories of Thanksgiving involved cooking with my family. My older sister would start the turkey off while my mom would prepare side dishes of mashed potatoes, stuffing, and we would spend the day watching the Thanksgiving Day parade …

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You’ll Want To Spread This On Everything: Fruit Butter! 🍎

Today we are going to look at fruit butters! Some of you may have heard of it but others who have never heard of it could be confused. Fruit as a butter? What is that? Fruit butters are its lesser known than its cousins jam and jelly, but it's steadily gaining popularity, especially in the …

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Wimbledon 2018

Each summer, the best of the best in tennis come together for an all-out tournament in Wimbledon, UK. As you know, the Championships at Wimbledon are the world’s oldest and most prestigious tennis championship in the world. The start of Wimbledon according to some marks the official start of summer. A well-known food at Wimbledon …

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