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Dunking Cookies In Tea – Now Backed Up By Science

Dunking Cookies In Tea – Now Backed Up By Science

I think we can admit to ourselves that we’re dunkers. It may not be polite, it may be messy – but it is delicious. Dipping the cookie in, just enough to make it warm and awesome, but not so much that it crumbles away – […]

It’s Tea Time – Woof! Woof!

It’s Tea Time – Woof! Woof!

It is not an uncommon thing to take tea with your pets. Curling up with a cup of tea, a good book, and you cat purring beside you, having your breakfast feeding your dog biscuits under the table, drinking tea with your bird on your […]

Tea-ception: Tea Made From Coffee?

Tea-ception: Tea Made From Coffee?

There is tea that is made from coffee. Now we haven’t been transported to an alternate universe, the space time continuum isn’t shattered,  Leonardo DiCaprio is not around and we are not in a Christopher Nolan film – this is real. It seems like the […]

Tea Service On Singapore Airlines

Tea Service On Singapore Airlines

Tea has been flying these days. First British Airlines announced their special Twinings tea for flying and now Singapore Airlines is jumping on the aircraft.  Singapore Airlines has launched a new English Tea service for business and first class passengers on selected flights between London […]

One Direction Drinking Tea Backstage

One Direction Drinking Tea Backstage

It is reported that the very popular band One Direction is more British than previously realized. Instead of the typical “rock and roll” mentality for backstage preparation, they and their management have been requesting “to keep their dressing room low-key before the shows and requested […]

Tea As Art In Beitou Museum

Tea As Art In Beitou Museum

The image above is an array of tea pots carved from coral forming the character for the word Bai Fu, Chinese for “good fortune”. It is by Lu-Chih-song, not only a great artist but a polio survivor; she spent 2 years carving each tea pot – the […]

Tea Time In Norway

Tea Time In Norway

In Norway there was a good degree racial tension between the native population of Norway and the immigrant Muslim community, due both to lack of interaction between the two and harsh media coverage. The anti-racism organization decided to alleviate the problem with something as simple […]

Tea Time In Cafe Mortel

Tea Time In Cafe Mortel

Death is a funny subject. We all know it happens – it’s a part of life, or rather after life. People don’t really talk about it – it is not the sort of thing you talk over tea and cake about, but John Underwood is […]

Tea Technology – Innovative Tea Cups

Tea Technology – Innovative Tea Cups

There is something lovely about that perfect tea cup – that one that you always want to be clean and will use again and again. Perfect size, perfect shape, perfect warmth. Inside that cup lies your home, your safe place. It is the cup from […]

Where In The World Is That Tea From?

Where In The World Is That Tea From?

Tea is not just something nice to drink, but an international commodity. Have you ever wondered where that tea in your tea cup came from? Tea was first grown and cultivated  in China. Before long, it spread to Japan and then was transplanted far and […]