Just like you, we devote the summer days to taking our favourite tea the iced tea way. However this summer, although we did brew our tea cold, it was not iced tea. It was “Cold Brew Tea”. Yes, Cold brew tea is not the same as Iced Tea. Find out how… Continue Reading
Nothing says morning better than a hot cup of chai. However, did you know that you could have your chai from morning to night with these tea-tastic recipes? Yes, you read that right. When looked at with an open mind and palate, tea leaves can instantly up your cooking game. Who says tea leaves can only be brewed? So put on your chef’s hat and get cooking! Continue Reading
Sun-kissed mornings, bright sunny days, rising temperature and the temptation to reach out for an iced cold fizzy drink…that about sums up the onset of summers. Well, we say you give the sugary fizzy drinks a miss and quench your thirst with some delicious yet healthy coolers during the sultry summers. Continue Reading
Just when we thought that we were summer ready with a layer of sunblock and oversized sunglasses, the soaring heat got the better of us. With the days getting hotter, we at The Tea Shelf head office are shaking off the heat with some of the coolest drinks this summer. While classic iced black tea will always be a summer favorite, we suggest you beat the heat this season with a Tea Smoothie. Continue Reading
While we consume tea first and foremost as a beverage, you will be surprised at how tea leaves can be used in cooking a number of dishes. The variety of teas, each with their own aroma and flavour only goes on to enhance the flavours of the dish. Continue Reading
We have all heard and read enough about Matcha, but let us introduce to you, the Indian Matcha.
What is Indian Matcha you say?
While Matcha originates from Japan, the first of its kind attempt has been made to manufacture it in Assam, India. Matcha specific clones are grown with great care, and then manufactured in a fully automated plant under the supervision of Japanese brewmasters. A bold step taken by the Chota Tingri estate in Upper Assam, it sure looks like the gamble has paid off. For we now have our own Indian Matcha. Continue Reading
The dainty white and yellow flowers, originating from the daisy family, are known to pack a punch. An exquisite herb, the new and dried blossoms of chamomile is used widely as a wellness ingredient, with vast ranging benefits. While the flower is local to Asia, Europe, Australia and North America, it is an ingredient used across the world. Continue Reading