Love green tea, but getting bored of just drink warm cup after warm cup? Well there are tons of recipes and different variations you can try with different teas. There are even green tea variations on baked goods, like cheese cake and cupcakes. The possibilities […]
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Have you ever wondered what tea celebrities were drinking? It’s not just coffee and juice cleanses in Hollywood – tea is all around. In Washington, DC Barack Obama drinks tea in the morning instead of coffee. He is frequently seen drinking tea during interviews and […]
As we are starting March and as the grips of Winter seem to be loosening every day – one can’t help but think of Summer. Sunlight streaming through windows, golden heat sinking into our skin and lazy days. The idea of it – putting on summer dresses and laying in the grass, picking honey suckles and getting that little drop honey inside. The faint smell of them fills everything, carried on the cool breeze, in the fiber of our clothes – it even seems imbued into that golden light touching everything.
Honeysuckle tea is not only delicious but has numerous health benefits. According to teabenefits.com, Honeysuckle tea can alleviate sores and swelling of eyes and throat, can help with headaches, and is said to inhibit the bacteria that causes salmonella, strep, staph, and tuberculosis infections. So have a little taste of summer and keep yourself healthy with Honeysuckle tea. As the adage says – you catch more flies with honey than with vinegar. Well, hopefully not flies, but maybe better health.
As Inverurie Herald has found in a recent article, drinking tea can lower the likelihood that you will get heart disease. It was found that drinking moderate amounts of coffee (two to three cups a day) was better than a little or a lot. With […]
Answer by Lisa Lin:
If you infuse fresh green tea leaves, the resulting liquor is clear green. "Green" refers to the color of the liquor as a result of brewing green tea. If the tea leaves are too old, it will result in a more yellowish liquor
An interesting fact is what people call in the West "Black Tea" is actually known as "Red Tea". This is due to the fact that Chinese people only brew loose leafs resulting in a red liquor, while Westerners brew teabags resulting in a dark color closer to "Black"
Tasseography… the art of reading tea leaves. It all sounds so Harry Potter- with Professor Trelawney turning and turning that china tea cup seeing haunting image after haunting image. Real or not, fantasy or honest to goodness fate – it seems like it would […]
When one thinks about having a nice tea party nowadays, it seems like the art is dead. Even searching the phrase “tea party”, brings up all sorts of politics as Republics in the US has usurped the word. But tea is still being celebrated all around in all sorts of events.
In Old Salem in North Carolina, as explained in this video
they are having an event in their museums to celebrate chocolate, coffee and tea through hands on demonstrations.
In Vacaville, California Unity of the Valley Spiritual Center will host its annual tea from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on March 23 at the church, 350 N. Orchard Ave.,Vacaville. The public is invited. Tea, scones, tea sandwiches, sweets and a presentation on the history of tea is planned.
In Oakland, as it turns out, there is a tea house within a museum, written about in this article.
So, there are tea happenings and tea parties all around. Despite how it feels, you haven’t outgrown tea parties and neither has anyone else. There might be some events happening in your area, if you can parse through all the politics. So get out there, meet some tea fanatics and wear awesome hats while eating those little sandwiches. Drink proper tea in pretty cups and learn about the history. Tea is great alone, but even better in company.