Tea Suggestions for Those Who Love Chocolate Too!

Who doesn’t love chocolate! Easter’s just around the corner, and this year we have a great selection of Chocolate Shop teas to choose from at The Tea Centre. For those who are chocoholics and love a good cuppa, here’s a few Easter gift ideas where both can be combined: Black Tea Blends: Cheery Splice Tea […]

Keeping Those Winter Kilo’s Off!

Here we are – half way through Autumn and on our way to Winter, and possibly on our way to a  few extra cold weather kilos. I’m sure you would agree it’s far too easy when the temperature drops, for us to opt for those richer, calorie-filled foods. Can you honestly tell me that a […]

The History of BODUM®

At The Tea Centre one of our most popular ranges would have to be BODUM.  The high quality, practicality and beautiful design always impress our customers. The world famous brand of BODUM® was founded in 1944 by Peter BODUM® in Copenhagen, Denmark. Peter began the company by wholesaling Danish Kitchenware Products and began designing his […]

Common Herbs Used and Their Benefits by Mim Beim (Naturopath)

Here at The Tea Centre we stock a number of herbal teas.  Below is a list of some herbs Mim Beim (Naturopath) loves and uses.  Mim has created the herbal teas you’ll find in our Beaming with Health range. Astragalus Astragalus membranaceus – A traditional Chinese herb, Astragalus does its best work when boosting a vulnerable […]

Darjeeling ‘Champagne of Teas’

In 1778 Sir Joseph Banks suggested that Northern India may be a suitable place for the British to grow tea plants, Camellia sinensis. It took many years and various attempts to convince the Botanical Gardens of Calcutta (today known as Kolkata) that tea could and was already growing in North Eastern India. In fact, Christmas […]

My Latest Trip to India – by David Lyons

By David Lyons During late January and leading into early February, I was once again privileged to be back in India visiting areas that pluck at my heart strings: Assam, Darjeeling and Sikkim. This time I was able to spend more time investigating and understanding the tea trade, especial y in Assam, the world’s largest […]

Making Life Easier When Using Loose Leaf Tea

If you love the idea of loose leaf tea but think it’s just too much hard work, then we’re here to tell you it’s not! You don’t have to use a teapot or fancy tea stick or novelty strainer, instead try a simple mug strainer.  We have several to choose from – stainless steel mug […]

Some of our Detoxifying, Cleansing and Healthy Herbal Teas!

How many of you made a New Year’s Resolution to get fitter and healthier this year?  Let us help you kick start the new you by introducing some of our detoxifying, cleansing and healthy herbal teas. Detox & Cleanse contains calendular flowers, nettle, ginger, spearmint, dandelion root, red clover, lemongrass, hibiscus and elder flowers.  Combined […]

Milk First, That’s the Question?

In life, there are always those questions that never seem to get answered, and everyone has their own opinion on. One such question I’m asked regularly while working in The Tea Centre shops is, “should the milk go in the cup before the tea, or added to the tea after it’s been poured?” Most people […]