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  • Teas for Winter #3 - Chocolate Treasure

    Being the chocolate lover I am, one of my favourite teas to warm me up through the cold months is 'Chocolate Treasure' tea. This tasty black tea bursting with chocolaty flavour is definately for the chocoholics out there. Chocolate Treasure - why so tasty? Chocolate Treasure is a perfect blend of fine black tea, and real chocolate pieces (not chocolate flavour), giving it a rich and delicious chocolate taste. If you are like me and love a hot chocolate, but don't want the guilty feeling that comes with such a sugar filled drink, this tea offers a great, lighter alternative to...

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  • Teas For Winter #2: Organic Lemon Myrtle

    We are half way through winter, and its been an interesting season so far with freezing nights and rainy days, as well as beautiful sunny spring like days. Tea has definitely been my saviour throughout this season, especially the herbal varieties. One in particular, ‘Organic Lemon Myrtle’ has been ever so kind to lift my spirits on those dreary days, and help to keep my immune system fit and ready to fight those ever so nasty winter bugs. Lemon Myrtle has built a reputation as being a magnificent plant not just for its great taste as a tea, but also...

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  • Teas for Winter # 1: Chai

    Brrhhh...winter has arrived! It's time to bring out those sheep skin boots, woolie jumpers and of course your favourite tea to warm the bones! Chai: The Perfect Tea for Winter Originating from India some 5000 years ago, chai was created as a healing beverage and used in traditional 'ayurveda' alternative medicine. Chai is a fantastic winter warmer containing spices like ginger, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom. Traditionally a black tea base, chai now has many modern green tea and herbal varieties.  Making Chai But what is the best way to make chai? Traditionally in India, chai is brewed on milk in a saucepan,...

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