The 6 Best Times for Tea

by Guest Blogger Sarah Rosalind Roberts There's nothing quite like a cup of tea. I love the saying that tea is like a hug from the inside, making you feel internally warm and fuzzy. It's good at any point during the day, but there are particular times when nothing but cuppa can solve the situation. …

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It’s a Tea Leaf’s Life…

by Guest Blogger Sarah Rosalind Roberts Everyday millions of us drink cups of tea, but how many of you have ever wondered about the journey the tea leaf takes to make it to your mug? This is the story from the tea leaf's point of view. Hello - I am Camellia sinensis. It's early spring …

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4 Top Tips for Getting Rid of Those Pesky Teacup Stains!

by Guest Blogger Sarah Rosalind Roberts Whether you are a frequent tea drinker or a one-a-day type of person, you will undoubtedly have come across unsightly tea staining on the inside of your cup. This is caused by the tannin found in the tea leaves, leaving behind a brown residue in your mug. It's a …

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3 Things We Can Learn from Chinese Tea Drinking

by Guest Blogger Sarah Rosalind Roberts Tea is deeply embedded in Chinese culture. It is steeped in history and rooted in thousands of years of tradition. In China, it is brewed as a drink for many different occasions and also has many symbolic meanings depending upon the situation. Legend tells us the leaves of the …

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Has London Gone Bubble Tea Mad?

by Guest Blogger Sarah Rosalind Roberts London loves tea and with the growing variety of cultures in the population, it's no surprise that there have been international influences on its tea consumption. It's always good to try new things and what is life without variety? Don't get me wrong, I love a traditional cup of …

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Tea’s Not Just for Drinking!

by Guest Blogger Sarah Rosalind Roberts You may have several cups a day, but have you considered that you could be doing more with your tea? The leaves in your mug aren't just for drinking and there are countless different ways you could be using them. I'm always keen to promote getting the most use …

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Saying ‘I Love You’ with Tea

by Guest Blogger Sarah Rosalind Roberts You walk through your door after a long, hard day. You're tired, itching to put the kettle on, but instead you hear six, beautiful, little words. "Do you fancy a cuppa tea?" The sheer delight at hearing this, and even just thinking about it, fills me to the brim …

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A Very English Tea Affair

by Guest Blogger Sarah Rosalind Roberts [Editor's note: Sarah's second contribution to our blog — we hope to see more.] A teapot full of freshly brewed Earl Grey tea, an array of cucumber sandwiches and freshly baked scones with clotted cream and homemade jam make for the perfect way to enjoy the day and see you …

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Tea-mas!

[Editor's note: I am happy to welcome several guest bloggers here to give us their perspectives on tea!] by Guest Blogger Sarah Rosalind Roberts It's beginning to look a lot like Tea-mas, everywhere you go!  This is my favorite time of year. Yes it might be cold, and yes it gets dark early too, but I find …

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