Tea drinking is evidently a way of life in many parts of the world. Hence, it doesn’t come as a surprise that many places across the globe organise tea festivals to celebrate the importance of this beverage in their lives. Tea festivals offer an interactive experience for tea enthusiasts, industry insiders, or even just tea lovers to gather together and discover the various variety of teas available. Lets take a look at some of the famous tea festivals around the world. Continue Reading
Summers can be tiring for anybody. Instead of drinking other beverages to cool down, it is always better to go for a healthy drink to boost you up during these stressful times. While consuming caffeinated soft drinks may give you a quick burst of freshness, it takes away more from your health than the amount of good it does to you. In a country, where Ayurveda and herbal lifestyle took inception, what could be a better remedy for your daily stress than a cup of green or herbal tea? Tea that has for ages been working as a mood-boosting drink whenever one is feeling down, a sip of tea and you are ready to go. So here is a list of tea that would mood your mood. 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
Come October and you may chance upon groups of people sporting pink shirts, pink ribbons here and there, and lots of pink goods on sale. Well, the month of October is recognised as the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and nations worldwide show their support through various campaigns to increase awareness about the disease. A pink ribbon is the international symbol of breast cancer awareness. Continue Reading
It’s been more than a year since it came out and yet “The Girl on the Train” seems unlikely to be dislodged from its place on the best-seller lists any time soon. Indeed with good reason, Paula Hawkins’ debut novel is a gripping work with malice, betrayal and drama, distributed along a shaky timeline. 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
We sure hope you’ve tried them! Goji Berries, or “happy” berries, have become increasingly popular in recent times. The new superfood on the block, there is no escaping its claimed health benefits. Also known as wolfberries, this mild, tangy fruit is a little sweet and sour and is usually found dried.