The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration

Photo by Dominika Greguu0161ovu00e1 on Pexels.com February 6th, 2022 marked the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the British throne in what’s known as Ascension Day.  Her Majesty was only 25 years old when her father, George VI sadly passed away while she was on a trip to Kenya. In the next 70 years, Queen …

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British Pie Week 2022

British Meat Pie Welcome to British Pie Week! Meat pies have been a popular part of British cuisine since around the 12th Century. From March 7 to 13, 2022 we celebrate all things pie, from sweet to savory. This is the perfect time to learn about British pie, try new pies, or even make a …

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Roasted Holiday Brussel Sprouts

As a kid, I absolutely HATED brussel sprouts. They were always boiled and they tasted gross. Some melted butter and a bit of salt and they were slightly more tolerable but still nasty. They were demonized in 90s television so I felt I wasn’t alone in my hatred of brussel sprouts. Enter the roasted brussel …

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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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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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The Face Off: Coffee vs. Tea

Personally, I enjoy both coffee & tea but some greatly prefer one over the other for different reasons. It could be simply for the taste, for the caffeine amount or the ease of making it. As we are a tea store, we mainly focus on tea benefits but it is informative to compare the two …

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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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Breakdown of Brands: Yogi

  If you're looking for a tea to help with stomach pain, sore throats, antioxidants or anything specific, this is a great brand for you. Especially as cold season is coming around from the weather change nothing is better than a hot cup of tea. Yogi Bhajan was a yoga teacher with lovely holistic ways. …

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Soreen Malt Loaf

If you have ever had a Soreen Malt Loaf in the past and miss its soft, squidgy texture, you’re in luck! English Tea Store has become a supplier of these sticky little loaves. They are the most popular malt loaf in the UK and now they can be enjoyed right here in the US. These …

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Dear Valentine: You Suit Me To A TEA!

  Valentine’s Day is well known for celebrating love between two people. I feel Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers, but for friends and family, as well. After all, these are people you love and cherish. Why not show your love and appreciation for them? Try our selection of Valentine’s Day gifts that are sure …

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