Women’s Day Product Feature

We are please to announce Woman's Day chose our Tea for One as their Pretty Pick, in February 2015's issue. The Amsterdam Tea For One featured comes in more than a dozen cheery colors and we have guaranteed the $10.99 price during the run of this issue. This set is very affordable and durable, and …

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Stopping for Tea in the Netherlands – Part 3

Part 1 and Part 2 recounted some tea adventures in Amsterdam. Part 3 takes us to Delft, a small town about an hour outside of Amsterdam. Delft is most famous as a centre for ceramic production, specifically as the origin of the iconic Delftware. The town is also known for being the home of painter …

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Stopping for Tea in the Netherlands – Part 2

After having stopped in a lovely chocolaterie and tearoom in Part 1, I wasn’t sure what the next chapter of Dutch tea adventures would bring. But, as luck would have it, the very next day we stumbled upon another tearoom. And this time it served—yep, you’ve guessed it—loose leaf tea! Rejoice! This was quite an …

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Stopping for Tea in the Netherlands – Part 1

We all know how well chocolate and tea go together, so Pompadour’s description as a “chocolaterie patisserie tearoom” can only mean good things. And, as I found out for myself when stopping in there on a recent trip to Amsterdam, it does. Before I go any further, I will admit that they do not serve …

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Teapot Shape Defies Infusers

Have you noticed that the best steeping teapots, no matter how “unique” they are, have a tendency toward stout? There are exceptions out there and some really “different” ones in that pack, but generally short and squat are regarded as the preferred dimensions for the best steepers. From the standard in many a UK kitchen …

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Those Wonderful Amsterdam Teapots

Just like the basic and timeless Brown Betty, the Amsterdam teapot is quintessential and a must for your British-style teatime. Its full body shape makes me think of a lovable grandma perpetually cooking wonderfully smelling and tasting treats to serve along with seemingly never empty pots of tea. Amsterdam Teapots are made in China for …

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