Where Tea Is Consumed Most Often?

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The leaves of the tea shrub or tea tree are quite versatile. Although most commonly used as a beverage, tea is also used for cooking, medicine, and cosmetics, among other uses. Indeed, tea is one of the most valuable crops in the world, but most especially in Asia. In mainland China alone, … Read more

Discover the Benefits of Tetley Green Tea

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Tetley is currently the largest tea manufacturer in the United Kingdom. With 185 years in the business, it leaves little doubt that Tetley is indeed an expert when it comes to tea. Tetley also has a significant market presence in several other countries such as the United States, Canada (where Tetley is … Read more

Tips For Storing Tea

Jars filled with teas and herbs on a shelf

Do you know teas can get stored in a variety of ways? You may have seen people storing the tea in an airtight container and a dark, cold, dry spot away from aromas. The reason behind it is that you can finish the tea before the scent or taste deteriorates. You could … Read more

Benefits of Rooibos Tea

Rooibos tea

Rooibos tea is lesser-known type of tea and unrelated to its green, black, and oolong tea alternatives, but it has excellent health benefits and a remarkable flavor that’s both sweet and aromatic. Also known as red tea or red bush tea, rooibos tea is made using leaves from a shrub called Aspalathus … Read more

Bed Tea – Good for the Body or Not?

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Tea is an addiction for many people, and it’s not the worst one to have. Drinking a cup of hot tea in the morning is both comforting and energizing, and it has some remarkable benefits. It gives them a much-needed energy boost without the side effects like caffeine crash, which coffee might … Read more

Tips for Treating Tea Stains

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Drinking a warm cup of tea is wonderful, especially during the cold season. You can also enjoy some cold iced tea in the summer, making it one of the most refreshing beverages out there. Aside from that, there are also lots of health benefits that you can get from drinking tea. However, … Read more

Tips for a Proper English Tea Party

Tasty strawberry scones treat for afternoon tea parties

Tea parties are the most quintessential English custom. If you wanted to do a proper English Tea party, then it would help to know the types of tea parties, the dos, and don’ts, and other tea time touches you might miss! These are the four types of English Tea Parties:  Afternoon Tea … Read more

Methods for Brewing Tea

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Coffee is the dominant choice of drink in the Western world, but tea dominates the eastern part of the globe. There are five authentic tea varieties: Black tea, Green tea, Oolong tea, Pu-erh tea, and White tea. Also, there are about 28 more types of teas that are beneficial to health and … Read more

The Importance of Afternoon Tea for British Royalty

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THE AFTERNOON TEA AND ITS HISTORY Although it is often mistaken as high tea, the afternoon is tea time with a meal served early in the evening in the working-class homes during the 18th and 19th centuries after a tiresome daywork. On the ‘high’ or main dining table, British people enjoy the … Read more

Types of Tea Parties

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Tea parties have been a significant part of many traditions. In any occasion and gathering, having a tea adds to that feeling of elegance and creates an atmosphere touched with anticipatory delight. It’s also a time when you feel everything is just so calming and soothing, things are slower and simpler, and … Read more

Famous Movies and TV shows featuring Tea Parties

Black and white drawing Alice and Wonderland tea party scene

Drinking tea plays a big part in our daily lives. It is no surprise that Hollywood movies would also feature these scenes.  There are eclectic tea parties setting sad conversations and loud, colorful scenes for the happy parties. Below, we curated iconic tea moments in movies: Alice In Wonderland – 1951 Lewis … Read more

Ways People Drink Tea Around the World

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Different kinds of tea plants are found in almost every country in the world. There is no doubt that tea is one of the most drank beverages across regions and cultures. Groups of people from different places around the globe are accustomed to varying ways of drinking tea. There are hundreds and … Read more

Tea in Pop Culture Over the Years

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Being one of the oldest known drinks in history, tea has undeniably run its course through time, evolving based on people’s preference. From an ordinary drink people enjoy in their spare time, tea has become a staple in the majority of the world; because of this, no wonder tea has eventually found … Read more

British Tea Brands You Can Enjoy

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From our kitchen appliances to bags, clothes, shoes, and even groceries, we are sometimes particular with the brands we use. When buying teabags, note that there is 50% more tea in the British-style 3.1-gram teabags than the U.S.-style string and tag tea bags. It is because British sachets are larger, allowing the … Read more

Planning a Bridal Tea Shower

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Before that most awaited wedding day, a bridal party is one much thrilling day for the bride and her family and closest friends. There are a wide variety of themes and ideas for preparing a bridal tea shower. There are classic and modern tea parties, but whatever it may be, tea parties … Read more

The History of the East India Tea Company

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When you ask people today about the most powerful companies that they know, most would probably answer Google, Apple, Walmart, Amazon, and more, which are the most popular companies in the present time. But have you ever heard about the East India Company? It’s a mighty profit-making company that once ruled almost … Read more