Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a nice cold glass of iced tea, but how do you make iced tea? Can you make iced tea with loose tea? Do you need special equipment? Can you make iced tea from scratch? Yes, yes, and yes! You don’t need pre-made iced tea mixes or special tea bags to make iced tea. You can make delicious iced tea at home easily with ingredients you already have in your … [Read more...]
There are so many types of tea, you can have a different tea every day for more than a year and never drink the same one twice. But did you know that all teas have one important thing in common? All types of tea come from an evergreen plant of the Camellia family – Thea sinensis. Three varieties of this plant – from China, Assam, and Cambodia – are used for commercial tea … [Read more...]
The history of tea dates back over 4,000 years. It's a tale that spans China, Japan, India, England and more.
Table of ContentsThe Discovery of Tea in China The Spread of Tea to Japan History of Tea in Europe Its Journey to Russia History of Tea in England History of the Opium Wars and Empire Tea History of Lipton Tea The Spread of Tea to North America History of Iced … [Read more...]
A Guide to Yaupon Tea Benefits & Recipes Most people think of tea as only the drink from Asia coming from the Camellia sinensis plant. Familiar with tea only as black or green, they're missing out on the huge varieties of teas drank around the world. Some are naturally caffeine free, like South America's yerba mate, which has its own flavor profile and brewing … [Read more...]
Tea quotes can warm your soul, inspire you, or remind you of your most cherished tea memories. These quotes about tea can be used in so many ways - heartfelt additions to tea party invitations or as a special collection to give to a tea lover. If you have a favorite place to drink tea in your home, stenciling these tea sayings on a wall would be a touching momento. Read through this … [Read more...]