The tradition of drinking tea started from the historic period when, an emperor found that a tea leaf in his hot water had added a pleasant flavour to the water. Since then, many varieties of tea came up along with culture-specific traditions of drinking them. Here are a few of the most popular teas from around the world: 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
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
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.
With the monsoons in full swing this year, I have been gorging on the Hot chocolate with spiced tea every couple of days. Over cups of hot chocolate shared with my sister, she shared with me a new recipe that she had found online for a Burmese tea leaf salad. The tea leaves are brewed, immersed in cold water then stored in an air tight container after squeezing all the water out for fermentation. Continue Reading