Been a while since I did a tea post. Recently, I've been enjoying Traditional Afternoon Tea. Great fresh, bold taste, with a deep brown colour and goes well with a sweet pastry. Rating 4 out of 5.
I have thoroughly enjoyed the Christmas season this year, despite a little sadness from being away from my immediate family. However, my boyfriend's family has been more than welcoming so I have immensely enjoyed the new Christmas memories (and cooler weather!). I'm blessed indeed. It's been a while since I did a tea post and … Continue reading Festivit-teas
Not the real one. But one of the new flavours in my mini tea marathon. It was very lightly flavoured. Not really my thing. I'd probably rate it 2 out of 5. I made some Apple and Cinnamon Pancakes to go with it. The pancakes were of course a 5 out of 5.
Lapsang Souchong Tea has a lovely mild smokiness that reminds me of summer evenings around a campfire. It doesn't have robustness that other teas have, but it does have a smooth light aftertaste. I also think it goes well with Pasta. 🙂
So, I did some tea cup collecting on the weekend. Sorry, about the dodgy images. 😦 I know, people are like why do you want so much clutter in your house? 🙂 But I would love to have a small collection of pretty tea cups for special occasions, or even just for special people, hence my … Continue reading When is a tea cup not a tea cup..
That is basically a tongue twister of Chai Tea. And at the moment its my favourite tea for creative pursuits and chilly evenings sitting on the verandah. Initially, I was a Chai Tea sceptic. My first few cups really weren't that exciting. I remember tasting it with friends and not really being that impressed it … Continue reading Thai Chi
When I was young we visited my grandmother every weekend. I loved it. And I loved how after dessert the family would put on the kettle and make a cup of tea as though no meal was complete without a cuppa, frequently it was served with a biscuit or sweet treat. I remember my mum … Continue reading Tea cups and pretty saucers