October 27, 2016

Tea bag tea is always inferior to loose leaf tea. The tea that goes into bags is called dust, and quite literally includes particles that fall to the floor and are swept up during machine processin...

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The best reading chairs

October 13, 2016

This week in our #sipandsavour series we uncover seven of the most luxurious, cozy and inviting reading chairs where you can take time out, flip the pages of your favourite book, sip extraordinary ...

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Spots to sip and savour - tea under the covers

October 07, 2016

This week in our #sipandsavour series we’re featuring some of the best bedrooms around the world to retreat to with a cup of tea. Slip under the covers, snuggle in, enjoy the view and sip away. Mo...

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The secret about herbal 'tea' that almost nobody talks about

September 29, 2016

Are you guilty of calling just about any beverage made from hot water and some form of leaf, spice or flower addition tea? If so, it’s time to stop. Tea and tisanes - the very important difference ...

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Tea Cocktail – Pomegranate Greenteani

September 15, 2016

This pomegranate and green tea martini is a fresh, fruity and totally scrumptious spring socialiser. Make up a batch of pomegranate green tea juice in advance, store it in the fridge, and this is q...

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How to train your tea palate

September 15, 2016

  Certified Tea Master, Alison Dillon shares her top tips for training your tea palate so you can start identifying all those flavours described in tea tasting notes.   When I read the description...

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Tea terminology - the language of tea tasting

September 13, 2016 1 Comment

Just like the world of wine, tea has its own distinct tea tasting language. This language is made up of tea terminology used to help differentiate between different tastes, flavours, mouth feels an...

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The teas to drink this spring

September 02, 2016

Spring has sprung. Right on cue the air is fresh, the sun is out and flowers are starting to bloom. Spring is a season of renewal and is scientifically proven to make us feel more positive. The da...

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September 01, 2016

Chef: David Vidal, Sous Chef – Laholemn Hotel, Sweden David’s first kitchen experience was when he turned 13 and joined his father and uncle working in their pastry shop in Malta. Inspired by the ...

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How to choose a tea he will love this Father's Day

August 25, 2016

To help make your Father's Day tea gifting hassle here's a foolproof tea selection guide that will make choosing the perfect tea for the gentleman in your life easy peasey. Whether your gentleman ...

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The tea-growing regions that can pluck medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics

August 10, 2016

  These countries are top of the table when it comes to tea production, but what should you expect when it comes to Olympic medal prospects at the Rio games later this month? You might be in for a...

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Have you got what it takes to be a tea master?

August 05, 2016

 Answer these 10 questions to find out if you're a tea novice, a tea lover, or on your way to becoming a tea master!

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