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The Flavors of Autumn: Tea Suggestions

The Flavors of Autumn: Tea Suggestions

September 25, 2023

Autumn, in all its splendor, stands as the unrivaled champion among seasons. The crisp air carries the earthy scent of fallen leaves, painting landscapes in hues of amber and gold. It's a time of cozy sweaters, crackling fires, and the delightful rustle of leaves beneath your boots. But what truly sets autumn apart is that it ushers in tea-drinking season, a time when a steaming cup of your favorite blend becomes a cherished ritual.

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What Makes Different Teas "Valuable"?

What Makes Different Teas "Valuable"?

September 23, 2023

If you're reading this chances are you find tea to be valuable. But when it comes to the tea leaves themselves, what are the factors or variables that determine the "value" of a tea? If you were a tea connoisseur, these would be some of the variables you account for as you travelled the world to taste each tea in their natural habitat. 

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Brief Insights: Kenilworth, Orange Pekoe

Brief Insights: Kenilworth, Orange Pekoe

September 20, 2023

Kenilworth Estate is situated close to the town of Ginigathena in the Central Province of Sri Lanka - a part of the Nuwara Eliya district. Fields of the tea estate overlook the 'Kelani Ganga', a raging river, famous for its white water rafting. 

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The Cinnamons

The Cinnamons

September 14, 2023

Cinnamon has a rich history dating back thousands of years. It is derived from the inner bark of trees belonging to the Cinnamomum genus, native to parts of Asia. The first recorded use of cinnamon can be traced back to ancient Egypt, where it was highly valued and considered a precious commodity. It was used in embalming processes and as a flavoring for beverages and food.

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Brief Insights: Kathmandu, Second Flush

Brief Insights: Kathmandu, Second Flush

September 13, 2023

Our Kathmandu tea hails from the renowned Ilam Estate, located in the Ilam Valley of eastern Nepal. It is considered one of the most prestigious tea gardens in the country and is known for producing high-quality, artisanal teas.

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Vanilla Coconut White Tea Simple Syrup

Vanilla Coconut White Tea Simple Syrup

September 10, 2023

Here, we're providing some sample recipes on how to use a simple syrup made from our Blueberry White tea. Check it out: here.

If you don't know how to make a simple syrup, you can learn how in our post here. It's super easy and is a fun way to add a bit of character to your beverages, cocktails, desserts, or as a creative addition to your culinary repertoire!

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Blueberry White Tea Simple Syrup

Blueberry White Tea Simple Syrup

September 09, 2023

Here, we're providing some sample recipes on how to use a simple syrup made from our Blueberry White tea. Check it out: here.

If you don't know how to make a simple syrup, you can learn how in our post here. It's super easy and is a fun way to add a bit of character to your beverages, cocktails, desserts, or as a creative addition to your culinary repertoire!

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Lapsang Souchong (Smoky) Simple Syrup

Lapsang Souchong (Smoky) Simple Syrup

September 08, 2023

Here, we're providing some sample recipes on how to use a simple syrup made from our Lapsang Souchong. Check it out: here.

If you don't know how to make a simple syrup, you can learn how in our post here. It's super easy and is a fun way to add a bit of character to your beverages, cocktails, desserts, or as a creative addition to your culinary repertoire!

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Maple Peach Black Simple Syrup

Maple Peach Black Simple Syrup

September 07, 2023

Here, we're providing some sample recipes on how to use a simple syrup made from our Maple Peach Black tea. Check it out: here.

If you don't know how to make a simple syrup, you can learn how in our post here. It's super easy and is a fun way to add a bit of character to your beverages, cocktails, desserts, or as a creative addition to your culinary repertoire!

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Loose Leaf Tea & Simple Syrups

Loose Leaf Tea & Simple Syrups

September 06, 2023

Using loose leaf tea to make simple syrups is a wonderful way to infuse unique flavors into your syrups for cocktails, beverages, or even desserts. Here's a basic guide to making tea-infused simple syrups.

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The Seafood Boil: An Event for Family & Friends

The Seafood Boil: An Event for Family & Friends

August 24, 2023

Seafood boils are a great way to get friends and family together for a shared meal. Typically they feature a diverse selection of seafood, such as crab, shrimp, lobster, clams, and mussels. This variety allows everyone to find something they enjoy, catering to different tastes and preferences. Eating them often involves getting your hands a little messy, which can be a fun and interactive way to enjoy a meal. It's a tactile experience that adds to the enjoyment and this communal aspect fosters a sense of togetherness, making it a perfect way to bond over a meal.

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Old Bay Spice Blend: A Fisherman's Staple

Old Bay Spice Blend: A Fisherman's Staple

August 24, 2023

Old Bay seasoning is a famous spice blend that originated in the United States, particularly in the Chesapeake Bay area. Old Bay was created by Gustav Brunn, a German immigrant, in the late 1930s. Brunn and his wife settled in Baltimore, Maryland, where he started a spice business called the Baltimore Spice Company. He formulated Old Bay as a seasoning for seafood, inspired by the traditional flavors and spices used in Chesapeake Bay cuisine.

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