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
Figuratively speaking, if Tea were a person I would definitely put it in the youth category. As I am sipping my masala chai this morning on International Youth Day, I can’t stop myself from drawing similarities between the traits of the youth and tea. The youth is universally defined by the United Nations as persons falling in the age group 15-24 years and in my opinion tea portrays some of the characteristics similar to the younger generation. Continue Reading
Research continues to show us that tea is one of the healthiest things you can drink. But just because an ingredient shows a beneficial effect in a lab doesn’t necessarily mean you’re benefiting from it when you eat or drink it. That’s the case with our favorite steeped drink, according to a new study published by the Institute of Food Technologists in the Journal of Food Science. It turns out the water temperature and time you take steeping your tea play important roles in how much antioxidant action you’re actually getting from it. Continue Reading
Since ages, tea has been associated with a lot of medicinal benefits. In fact, very few things are as refreshing or energizing than having a cup of tea. While this drink is available in various brews and flavors all across the world, one variety that rules the heart of many is lemon and ginger tea. 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