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Behind the Scenes: How Did We Fall In Love with Tea?

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How did the founders of this teashop start out with tea? What and where did they learn, and what brought them to spend 4 consecutive years travelling for tea? Read on for a glimpse behind the curtain from family tea time, to the London tea scene, to Madrid and beyond. Share and reminisce with us in our tea journey!
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How did the founders of this teashop start out with tea? What and where did they learn, and what brought them to spend 4 consecutive years travelling for tea? Read on for a glimpse behind the curtain from family tea time, to the London tea scene, to Madrid and beyond. Share and reminisce with us in our tea journey!
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Use tea to make two new summery twists on this iced dessert, that tastes like ice cream but is dairy-free and so easy to make! Try this recipe for a refreshing coconut milk granita using tart hibiscus tea and color-changing blue butterfly pea tea. This vegan and gluten-free summer dessert recipe is easy and fun to make too!
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Use tea to make two new summery twists on this iced dessert, that tastes like ice cream but is dairy-free and so easy to make! Try this recipe for a refreshing coconut milk granita using tart hibiscus tea and color-changing blue butterfly pea tea. This vegan and gluten-free summer dessert recipe is easy and fun to make too!
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What was tea culture like in 19th century England? Who drank tea and why? And why were tea parties so important in the Victorian age? Explore with Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice and Charles Dickens' Great Expectations the history of tea in 1800s Great Britain with examples of the classic tea scenes we know and love!
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What was tea culture like in 19th century England? Who drank tea and why? And why were tea parties so important in the Victorian age? Explore with Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice and Charles Dickens' Great Expectations the history of tea in 1800s Great Britain with examples of the classic tea scenes we know and love!
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Make your own tapioca pearls with our delicious recipes including the traditional milk tea, homemade moringa bubbles & brown sugar syrup. Elevate it with new flavors and spices like Strawberries and Cream Green Tea, Butterfly Pea Tea, Thai Tea Boba and Cheese-Topped Bubble Tea! + vegan milk alternatives too!
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Make your own tapioca pearls with our delicious recipes including the traditional milk tea, homemade moringa bubbles & brown sugar syrup. Elevate it with new flavors and spices like Strawberries and Cream Green Tea, Butterfly Pea Tea, Thai Tea Boba and Cheese-Topped Bubble Tea! + vegan milk alternatives too!
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As a carbon offsetting teashop, we want to spread the word about how to best deal with our carbon footprints, especially in the world of tea. After our last blog about offsetting methods, learn how to think critically about environmental restoration, community outreach and direct air capture for CO2 reduction.
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As a carbon offsetting teashop, we want to spread the word about how to best deal with our carbon footprints, especially in the world of tea. After our last blog about offsetting methods, learn how to think critically about environmental restoration, community outreach and direct air capture for CO2 reduction.
Read more