According to traditional Chinese medicine, people should drink tea according to their physical fitness as well as choose the right tea in different seasons of a year. It ensures a cosy warm feeling of well-being during the cold season. Each kind of tea has its respective features and different teas have different effects on our body. Here is a guide to the different teas and its benefits for the winter season. Continue Reading
With the many varieties of teas available in the markets these days, a tea lover can never stick to just one type. The right kind of tea can be chosen according to your mood, the meal you are having or as per the time of the day. 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.
These days, pairing tea with food food is as important as knowing how to pick a bottle of wine for a delicious meal. The art of pairing tea with food has evolved over the years. Pick the right tea and the culinary experience can be a real delight.
Choosing the tea that goes with your food can be overwhelming experience because of the numerous aromas and flavours. So we put together a basic guide that can help you find the perfect pairing. Continue Reading
Today I am taking a look at another offering from The Tea Shelf, continuing my journey through Nilgiri with Billimalai Nilgiri Oolong, so far I have been really enjoying learning about this region, specifically this estate. Before I get into the tea, I need to point something out that I have forgotten to in the past, The Tea Shelf’s packaging is pretty great, the tea samples came in a jute bag (totally using as a dice bag) and the pouches have awesome little icons saying which mood, time of day, and character the tea has, you can find these on the website too, but I think having it on the packaging is awesome. Continue Reading
Brewing the perfect cup of tea is fairly simple. You will extract the most pleasure from fine tea, steeped with care. But how to brew hot tea? You should keep in mind that the way a cup of tea is brewed plays an enormous part in how the tea finally tastes. Fine tea leaves and a good brew make your perfect cup! Continue Reading
Like the many preferences and confusions of India, beverages too play their glorious part. But tea, the mother of them all has been a favorite of generations and has been a faithful companion from roadside stalls to high end tea bars. It may have been brought to us by the English and like many of their better habits; we have faithfully stuck to it. So where to begin, when chronicling India’s romance with tea? Continue Reading