You know my two favourite things? Tea (of course) and PRAWNS. I absolutely love prawns, cooked in any form and in any cuisine. So when I stumbled across this delicious recipe of grilled shrimps with a tea vinaigrette, I had to add it to my recipe book and of course share it with my readers on theteashelf. Find the tea vinaigrette recipe.
The sweet tea vinaigrette can be made using any good quality loose leaf tea. Teas from different regions will add different flavours to this simple vinaigrette. This tea vinaigrette is perfect with any salad – from green leafy vegetable salads to grilled shrimps or grilled chicken. Continue Reading
A quintessential Indian cup of ‘tea’ is a spicy milk tea brew called the masala chai.
According to folklore, masala chai’s history began thousands of years ago in an ancient royal court, some 9000 years ago. Some say the court was located in what is now India and was created as a cleansing, vivifying Ayurvedic beverage. Continue Reading
When the days get shorter and darker begin to be, I find that I always have something more to grab the darker tea beginning. Black tea fit for me at the quaintness of the bank, with the curtains closed and possibly even a few candles.Well, there are (as in all teas) many gradations of black teas.They come in many different sizes, but in very different tastes, and what you might not expect, even in very varied colors. Because black tea does not have to be black. (translated by Google) Continue Reading
It’s October and the weather in my hometown of Kolkata is still quite hot & humid – and to keep myself cool, I have been drinking loads of yummy iced teas. I have tried quite a few variations over the last couple of weeks – my favourite is the rosemary Assam iced tea for which I usually choose the Mokalbari East Assam Black tea that has a perfect harmony of of a floral note and a sublime malty flavor. Continue Reading
My favourite thing about a holiday to Thailand, is the chilled Thai Iced teas that you can find in every corner. I love the sweetness that condensed milk gives to it and the kick of the spices. Here is a simple recipe for you to try using black loose leaf tea. We used the black tea from Kangra as it is has a mountainous flavour. Want to know more about the tea, read the tea review by Amanda Wilson. Continue Reading
Last night at dinner, I had Green Tea Panna Cotta for dessert and it was to die for. I found this recipe on BBC Food and it sounds simple enough to try. Give it a shot, and send us photographs of how it turned out. Continue Reading