Zesty & Aromatic Spice Teas

The days of iced tea are numbered as the weather begins to turn cool and crisp. The time for hot tea returns as the leaves begin to fall off of trees and crunch under your feet. Strawberries and peaches make way for fruits like apples and pears. To complement these tasty gems of nature, spices …

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A Bit of Gluten-Free Heaven

I am known in my family as a great sufferer when ill. I sit around in my misery, moaning and sighing. Picture Felix Unger of ‘The Odd Couple’ in a pink bathrobe. I assemble all my many remedies around me. Someone once asked me exactly what my remedies were. I started to make a list. …

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Traditional Masala Chai Recipe

By Alexandra Hoover Masala chai is a very popular tea from India which includes spices as well as herbs. In some situations, masala chai is used as ayurvedic medicine; nevertheless, this particular recipe should not be relied on for any curative qualities. While the word “chai” seems to apply specifically to Indian tea, it is …

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Review — English Tea Store’s Chai Green Tea

The Subject: Chai Green Tea from The English Tea Store. Water temperature: 180° F Steeping time: 3 minutes Tea type: Green Scents, flavorings, etc.: Coriander, cardamom Aroma, dry: Green tea with spice overtones Aroma in the cup, plain: Green tea with spice overtones Taste, plain: Green tea with spice overtones Aroma in the cup, enhanced: …

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