If you love tea, we are pretty confident you have your favourite mug. But did you know as old as tea itself, teapots have an equally rich history? With green tea originating in China over 5,000 years ago and brought to England, Japan and even India - this is where our story begins but takes us all the way back to our kitchen in London sipping an English breakfast tea from a beautiful English bone China teapot set for one...
There is nothing more soothing than a warm cup of organic tea during the winter, or a refreshing glass of iced tea during the summer. It's true—tea is the perfect beverage no matter the weather or season. However, did you know that organic tea not only tastes heavenly but also provides an extensive list of health benefits?
In honour of #NationalTeaDay and the actual birthday of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, this Friday 21st April, we look at the history of England’s love affair for black tea (and victorian sponge cakes) and it's connections with royalty. How to take the perfect High Tea, and where did the tradition of Afternoon tea in England really come from? Is it really a completely English custom?
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Seán Farrell – Founder, Chateau Rouge