Tea And Scandal, Canada

Strange how a teapot can represent at the same time the comforts of solitude and the pleasures of company.

Rooibos 101

What is Rooibos? Rooibos is a broom like evergreen shrub that grows in South Africa.  The leaves of the rooibos shrub turn red when dried.   The word rooibos is … Continue reading

October 3, 2016 · 2 Comments

Musing on Manners – Tea Etiquette

Wondering how to hold a tea-cup, what to do with your teaspoon, how to eat a scone, when to add milk, and what terminology to use when describing your tea … Continue reading

September 23, 2016 · 4 Comments

Tea and Food Pairing

I find this chart very helpful when planning fall and winter parties. Now….choices, choices. How would you approach a tea and food pairing menu. Three common methods I have enjoyed … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · 6 Comments

Armchair Tourist – Africa, India, Taipei and London

I love finding unique tea menus from which to draw inspiration. Here are a few ‘not so typical’ menus I’ve come across recently. ldn_eats describes an afternoon tea showcasing African … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Westholme Tea Farm – Canadian Tea Release

Date:  July 1 2016. Location: Westholme Tea Farm. Event:  Release of Canada’s first estate grow tea. Experience: One I shall never forget. I’m a fortunate soul who happens to live … Continue reading

August 3, 2016 · 4 Comments

Why I love the Pop Top Tumbler

I’ve tried many thermal travel mugs  over the years.  I use them so often that it is very rare to find me without one  in my purse, backpack or cup holder … Continue reading

July 31, 2016 · 5 Comments

Saturday Sampler – July 16 2016

Saturday Sampler posts contain links to tea related articles and resources that caught my attention during the past week.  As always, I encourage your comments and feedback (and links to … Continue reading

July 16, 2016 · 1 Comment