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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Why No Student Should Go Back to School Without Tea

After an eight year absence from college, I have enrolled for the Fall 2019 semester! There has been so much for me to do like pick classes, pick up books, and settle my work schedule.  Early in my college days, I had relied mostly on coffee to help me concentrate and keep myself perked up …

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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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National Iced Tea Month 2019

Much of America’s tea consumption is taken iced so it’s surprising to know that not many Americans know of National Iced Tea Month. The official date of National Iced Tea Month is June 10. So what can you make iced? Black or Green Tea with Mint - You have to admit that mint makes anything …

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Cherries Are In Season! 🍒

Cherries are in season! These bright red jewels are in season only for a short time so enjoy them while you can this season! Hold an all-cherry tea time this summer with just a few ideas: English Tea Store’s Sencha Kyoto Cherry Rose Festival Green Tea - A smooth green tea with sweet cherry and …

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Treat the woman who taught you to love tea to more tea and tea goodies! A tea loving mom (or anyone) would appreciate new mugs, teapots, and more tea! What’s even more convenient is that we just got some new arrivals at our store! Check it out below! Addison Pink and Gold Tea for One …

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A Bachelorette Tea Party

Recently, my best friend got married and made me the Maid of Honor. Some of my duties involved helping the bride plan the wedding, writing a speech, and organizing the bachelorette party. Bachelorette parties are usually known for being rowdy and raunchy, but if that is not your cup of tea, then why not actually …

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Fat Tuesday Around The World!

Fat Tuesday is when people of Catholic faith spend the day gorging on foods rich in sugar, fat, milk, and eggs. It was originally a way for people abstaining from these ingredients during Lent to use them up in preparation for the next 40 days and nights, since they would abstain from these temptations. In …

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French-Inspired Teas – Perfect For Valentine’s Day!

This Valentine’s Day, take your tastebuds on a trip to France. The Western European country is known for romance, its sights, and its food! France is known to have some of the best baked goods and cheese in the world. If you want to treat your loved one to a French style tea, here are …

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