Teas To Drink When Sick! 🤒

After moving to the East Coast from the West Coast in December 2017, I was making my first trip back since then. I spent a week out in California, visiting family and friends and enjoying food from my favorite places. I brought back a few souvenirs for my fiance and his family but one thing …

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Recipe – Lemon Meringue Pie

This is one of my all time favorites, my Mum used to make it and it was eaten in minutes!  There is a good contrast between the tangy lemon and the sweet meringue if you use a large lemon.       You will need: 4 oz sweet short crust pastry For the filling: 3 …

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Recipe – Lemon Bursts

The dentist and her manager love anything sweet and they are always on the look out for recipes for me to try, so they can try them too!  Lemon is one of their favourite flavours and these cookies are really nice and lemony.     Set your oven to 170 C 330 F gas mark …

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5 Seasonal Herbal Infusions

I like to enjoy produce when it is in season. As October advances, my fridge becomes filled with the likes of winter squash, radishes, and carrots. This bodes well for delicious soups and stews, but what does it mean for tea? Turnip and radish tea is not exactly on my top five list (actually, it’s …

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Review — Stash Lemon Ginger

Name: Lemon Ginger Brand: Stash Type: Tisane (herbal tea) Form: Paper Teabag Review: While I find the ritual of preparing loose-leaf tea relaxing, there are evenings when I just don’t want to fuss in order to get a hot drink. Fortunately, Stash’s Lemon Gingertisane is a soothing, tasty concoction conveniently packaged in teabag form. Lemon …

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Review — Sunshine Lemon Rooibos

There’s nothing finer than being greeted by the morning sun, except perhaps, opening a whole bag of sunshine in the form of a tea — or herbal infusion, as the case may be. Many people I know find it challenging to want to drink hot tea in 89-degree weather, and well, who can blame them? …

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Tea with Milk, Lemon or Sugar

Adding milk, lemon, or sugar to your tea will likely make a tea purist pop his top. The purist considers adding a spoonful of sugar to be the equivalent of wasting a perfectly good cup of tea, because you could get the same result by adding a spoonful of sugar to a cup of hot …

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