Review — Harney & Sons White Vanilla Grapefruit

Name: White Vanilla Grapefruit Brand: Harney & Sons Type: White tea, flavored Form: Pyramid tea bags Review: If there was ever a tea that qualified as a "dessert tea", White Vanilla Grapefruit by Harney & Sons certainly is it. While it certainly is not for those who like subtly flavored teas, vanilla lovers will rejoice …

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Vanilla — A Tea Favorite

No, it’s not a mummified green bean — it’s vanilla! One of the most common flavors in the kitchen is also one of the most heavenly when added to tea, proving that vanilla isn’t just for baking. Remember cooking class where one of the standard tasks was measuring vanilla extract carefully before dumping it into …

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Anything but….

To call something “vanilla” is to infer that it lacks excitement. What is it about vanilla that people find boring? This association couldn’t be further from the truth! The warm sweetness of vanilla is what makes things taste scrumptious – everything from bakery items to tea! In fact, I have found an increasingly steady trend …

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Review — Bourbon St Vanilla Rooibos

Name: Bourbon St Vanilla Rooibos Brand: English Tea Store Type: Tisane, rooibos Form: Loose Leaf Cost: $5.49 for 4 oz, quantity discount available [as of the original date of this article's posting] Review: As the weather gets colder the need for warming beverages increases. But since true tea always contains caffeine, it may not be …

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Tea from Mauritius

My step-mother has led quite an interesting life, including several years of living in Mauritius, a small island off the east coast of Africa. Her tales of Mauritius are so far from the simple life she now leads with my father, like the state dinners she attended, with servants in livery standing behind the chairs …

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