Breakdown of Brands: Taylors of Harrogate

Charles Taylor, originating from Harrogate, England, founded Taylors of Harrogate in 1886. Now you can see where the name originates from. They are makers of both tea and coffee and pride their skillful hand in making the best of the best. Taylors has since opened a chain of coffee houses. Some coffee houses were so …

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The Ultimate Celebration of All Things British!

http://www.nationalteaday.co.uk/ April 21st, 2017 National Tea Day is celebrated in April in the UK. While tea is the most popular beverage in the UK, this is its official day. This day is entirely different from National Hot Tea Day in the US, which is celebrated each January. This day celebrates all aspects of tea, including …

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Tea and Crumpets

One of the benefits of tea is that it can be paired with many foods. Scones are just the tip of the iceberg. There are cakes, cookies (or biscuits), sandwiches, and today’s topic, crumpets. You can either purchase them or make them yourself at home. You may be surprised to find that crumpets are not actually …

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Yorkshire Tea on a Gold Platter!

Nothing says the holidays like gold. It’s everywhere — tinsel, garlands, ornaments on those highly-decorated trees, candles, and of course those serving platters. So why not serve up your Yorkshire Tea on one of these gold platters? No reason why not, so let’s do just that, starting with these two loose leaf teas! Left: Yorkshire …

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Tailoring Your Tea to Your Water

Different regions have different types of water. This may be an obvious thing to point out, but since water is essential to drinking tea, this simple statement has implications for tea lovers everywhere. As our editor pointed out in a recent article, your water could be the reason that your tea didn’t taste quite like …

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Yorkshire Tea from Taylors of Harrogate

At just about a century and a quarter, British tea company Taylors of Harrogate could be considered a relative youngster, especially when you consider that there are British tea merchants who have been doing their thing for more than 300 years. Things got underway for Taylors of Harrogate in 1886, when brothers Charles and Llewellyn …

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Taylors of Harrogate Know Tea

I have in the past few years been enjoying widening my tea horizons. But I continue, like an old lover, to return time and again to the Taylors of Harrogate brand. Taylors of Harrogate is one of Britain’s, and the world’s, leading merchants of tea, not surprising since they have been blending and selling it …

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Ntingwe Kwazulu Tea from Taylors of Harrogate

Let me say instantly, for those who like to get to the point: I really like Ntingwe Kwazulu tea from Taylors of Harrogate and recommend it highly. The blurb on the package says: “This tea has a fresh, brisk flavor and a bright liquor.” I say yes to the fresh and bright liquor, however I …

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The Tea Bag Debate

I recently attended a tea bag tasting, as you may have realized from my article about how to do so. I found it interesting that I was the only tea blogger to attend. The other bloggers were more general foodies. Now, I did not have access to the invitation list. But I had a theory …

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