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  • Keeping Cool During Summer...

    With a heat wave on its way in many parts of Australia, including our home town, Brisbane, it's time to ensure that we look after ourselves and keep as cool as possible. Most importantly during summer is to keep well hydrated, and herbal tea is a great way to do this... Lemongrass Tea Native to southern India, Lemongrass is grown in warm tropical climates and is found throughout South East Asian countries. Think Thai and vietnamese cuisine with gorgeous fresh lemongrass infused stirfry's and curries.    Lemongrass is particularly great to drink hot or cold during summer for its cooling...

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  • It's Christmas....let's drink tea!

    Christmas is upon us, which means lots of entertaining, eating copious amounts of amazing food, and drinking thirst quenching beverages to cool down in the summer heat. We just love to entertain our guests with some iced tea....think lazing in a hammock, sipping on an ice cold 'Pina Colada' tea...amazing! We have the perfect iced tea recipe to whip up on Christmas Day, and I can assure you that it will be fav with all.  Amazing Apple Iced Tea Recipe This is so simple to make and can be done on Christmas Day, or made in batches the night before...

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  • How to Make the Perfect Cuppa Tip #2

    Brewing Time Strength of tea is a very personal thing, so you may need to experiment a little. One important thing to remember is not to change the brewing time for the tea. As a guide, we recommend brewing black tea for 3-5 minutes, green tea for 2-3 minutes, herbal and fruit tea for 5 minutes, white tea for 3 minutes, and oolong tea for 3 minutes also. Amounts As a general rule a teaspoon of tea per cup is the way to go, for everything except green. With green tea err on the side of caution and use about...

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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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  • New website... plus a special launch offer!

    We are excited to welcome you to our new Tlicious website! To celebrate we are offering a 10% discount off your first online order until 30th June. To claim this offer, just use the code 'launchspecial' when you check out. Keep an eye out for our regular blogs and newsletters which will keep you up to date with specials and what's new. We hope you enjoy our new site, and don't forget to tell us what you think!

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  • Tea Tips & Tricks: Making Tea

    The perfect cup of tea There are lots of theories about making a perfect cup of tea, heating pots, adding milk before or after, taking the pot to the kettle etc etc. There has even been a scientific formula recently developed that supposedly outlines the precise technique for making tea. However, if like most of us you have a busy life you need a simple, fool proof method that works. There is nothing difficult about making a good cup of tea and if you follow a couple of basic steps, you'll enjoy a great cup of tea every time. How...

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