January 15, 2015

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Wiedouw Organic Rooibos Herbal Tea and Ceylon Black Tea Review

Like many bloggers, a steaming hot cup of tea is a necessary part of my daily routine. In fact, my housemate and I don't just have the odd box of tea. We have an entire cupboard crammed full of the stuff: Earl Grey, Lady Grey, English Breakfast, builders', peppermint, lemon and ginger, rooibos, chamomile, Darjeeling straight from India, chai, green tea, Dorchester anniversary blend. You name it, we've probably got it. What's more, over the years my tastes have become more refined.While a hot cup of Clipper and milk is one of my staples, increasingly I've been branching out, adding lemon and honey, a few crushed cardamom pods, or boiling a piece of ginger and using the water to brew my tea for example. View full article →

A Very Special Himalayan Organic Black Tea Moment

A very special tea from probably one of the most beatiful tea gardens up high in the Nepalese Himalayas. This Darjeeling styled rich oolong is made entirely by hand from only the tenderest autumnal leaves, producing long, twisted dark brown spicy fragrant leaves with golden tips. A must have for any tea connoisseur! I don't know if it's just my repressed romanticism rearing its timid head, but I am completely captivated by reading the words, "one of the most beautiful tea gardens..." View full article →

Fergusons Ceylon black tea review

Having already enjoyed Chateau Rouge’s Rooibos teas, I just had to try their Ferguson’s Ceylon black tea when I heard it received the ‘Great Taste’ Gold Award 2012!  So on went my explorer’s hat and off I went to find out where on earth Ceylon was and what I thought of this award winning tea… View full article →