What happens when you squeeze your tea bag? When a wet tea bag is squeezed, the resulting liquid is loaded with tannic acid, which is a type of polyphenol known as gallic acid. Polyphenols are good micronutrients present in many fruits, vegetables, and plants. Because tea, especially black tea, has a lot of tannic acid, it contains a lot of gallic acid and therefore, many … [Read more...]
Filled with interesting facts you probably didn't know about tea, these tea facts are a wonderful collection of tips, historical facts, and tea trivia.
Enjoy this collection of tea facts over a warm, comforting cup of tea.
Facts About Tea1. You may have heard that iced tea was invented at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair by an Englishman … [Read more...]
It seems simple enough to make milk tea. Just add milk to your cup of tea. But this is a milk tea mistake. Making good tasting milk tea takes a bit more effort. Here are some common milk tea making mistakes and how to avoid them.
1. Adding milk to spiced tea for chaiWhen cold or separately heated milk is added to spiced tea, the flavors have not mingled. It will just be - … [Read more...]
It’s just horrible when your favorite teapot breaks, but don’t despair! There's no need to throw your broken teapot out. Instead, try these 5 clever ways to give your broken teapot new life.
1. Teapot flowerpot“All this said the teapot in its fresh young life. It stood on the table that was spread for tea; it was lifted by a very delicate hand, but the delicate hand was … [Read more...]
What is one of the biggest iced tea mistakes you could make? Ice cubes! Don’t use ice cubes in your iced tea. That’s right! Don’t use ice cubes in your iced tea if you've made the ice from water. Why have watered down tea? When you use ice cubes made from water, your tea will cool to that icy goodness and that's great. But when you use water to make your ice cubes, you … [Read more...]