Here is a fun tea recipe for Halloween to add some creep to your steep. Continue Reading
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
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
The flavours and aromas of tea adds to the gastronomical experience of food. Chefs and home cooks all over the world are experimenting with marrying these two elements. Tea flavours are subtle and compliments many ingredients that we use in our daily cooking.
Its been raining in Kolkata since yesterday, and while I was stuck at a friends place, unable to leave because of the rain all I craved for was a cup of chai and some cookies to go with it. But you know what is better than that? A combination of the two. Chai spiced cookies, here is a recipe that I will be trying over the weekend. Continue Reading
On a hot summers day or evening, nothing feels better than a chilled glass of green tea. Give this Citrusy Green Iced Tea a hot and feel refreshed. We suggest using the Abali Green Organic Tea. Why you ask? Its an organic loose leaf tea from Assam and is available for half the price. Continue Reading