A Pirate-ish Tea Time Treat

In this day and age of telecommuting, you can work for someone for years without ever coming face to face. So it was with me and the folks at Online Stores, Inc., parent company of The English Tea Store and this blog. I finally got that “face time.” Little did hubby and I realize that …

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The Possibilities of Young Pu-erh Tea

I’ve tried a few pu-erh teas to date and see its possibilities. So, when this tea arrived, the explorer and experimenter in me took over. Heh heh! First, being true to the principles of The Little Yellow Teapot (our buddy and main steeper in these tea tastings), hubby and I checked the English Tea Store …

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Tea Principles of the Little Yellow Teapot

Awhile ago, I was offered the opportunity to sample some very nice teas. Wanting to approach this task in an organized and proper manner as befitted products of such quality, I teamed up with my hubby and a crockery pal of mine to establish Little Yellow Teapot Tea Reviews. It’s a tea review blog that …

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Review — English Breakfast Blend No. 1

The Subject: English Breakfast Blend No. 1 from The English Tea Store. Water temperature: 212° F Steeping time: 5 minutes Tea type: Black Scents, flavorings, etc.: No added scents or flavors Aroma, dry: Good, strong black tea aroma Aroma in the cup, plain: Light scent, a bit smoky Taste, plain: Mild, hint of an edge, …

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