There's nothing more Canadian than drinking Red Rose tea. The tea of my childhood, growing up on the East Coast of Canada, it had to be the recommendation to go with reading Anne of Green Gables, up next on the Countess Grey's Book Club, and just in time for Canada Day 🙂 Simply called Red … Continue reading Red Rose Tea
I'm on a bit of a floral kick, with spring being here and edging into summer, so I was looking for a lavender tea. This Danish Lavender Earl Grey will go well with reading The Little Mermaid and will be a nice, relaxing, spring time brew. You can find it to try here.
The new Tea of the Week is: Twinings Strawberry Raspberry Infusion While not an actual tea, the sweet and fruit taste offered by this berry based infusion from Twinings is perfect for spring and goes right along with the mood of sunlight and flowers as we come out from under the cloak of winter and … Continue reading Twinings Strawberry Raspberry Infusion
Tea of the Week: Irish Breakfast Tea
Can I just say: I'm loving flower teapots 🙂 I need to get one, but they're just all so cute! See? How cute would it be to drink your tea out of a pot like this? Or something like this? Or maybe even this? There you have it! All so whimsical and enchanting, … Continue reading Flower Teapots!
This week the spotlight is on Darjeeling tea. This tea is a light brew with a floral aroma. Originating in the Darjeeling area of India, the mountainous region of the lesser Himalayas, Darjeeling tea can come in white, back, green or oolong varieties. I've tried an excellent black tea which is a medium strength … Continue reading Tea of the Week: Darjeeling
Just in time for Valentine's Day and to sip along with the latest from the Countess Grey Book Club, the tea of the week is a rich, dark, chocolate Pu'er. Pu'er, or Pu-erh, (sounds like pour in the Chinese pronunciation) is a fermented black tea, from China. Mostly widely from Yunnan province in China, and … Continue reading Tea of the Week: Chocolate Pu’er
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/91%2BZ6EZS24L._SL1500_.jpg In celebration of the great Scottish poet Robert Burns, the Tea of the Week this week will be a large leave black Chinese tea which is slightly smoky and takes the flavour and aroma of Scottish malt well. The end product is a lovely whiskey flavoured tea produced by the Edinburgh Tea and Coffee … Continue reading Tea of the Week – Whiskey Flavoured
One of the most wonderful delights I discovered in my travels in the UK has been the Cream Tea. As a Canadian, this was a new and magical awakening. The UK is renowned for its tea culture and many tourists plan their visits intending to partake in an afternoon tea, a little bit fancy, maybe … Continue reading Cream Tea
The beautiful fragrance of jasmine tea makes it a relaxing and enjoyable sip! The sweet taste is underscored, preferably, by a nutty green tea. I first encountered jasmine tea in a Vietnamese restaurant. My senses were mystified and delighted as I tried to pinpoint the new flavour. It was similar to a green tea, but … Continue reading Jasmine Tea