‘Sparkling Fruit Tea’ Recipe

Recipe kindly supplied by Mr Pike, one of our lovely customers. He uses an old style Soda Stream unit (2005) which makes 2 x 1 litre bottles of ‘Sparkling Fruit Tea’. If you just want to make 1 x 1 litre bottle then just halve the recipe below. This is such a refreshing drink for summer […]

Tea Punch

This is a refreshing ‘Tea Punch’ which is great for an informal dinner party or BBQ. Impress your friends this summer with this great recipe. Ingredients: 500ml Cold Ceylon tea 150ml  Brandy 200g    Castor Sugar or Honey Plus, 1 bottle of dry wine and 1 litre of lemonade Strawberries, lime slices and mint to […]

Chai Spiced Tea Cake

This ‘Chai Spiced Tea Cake’ recipe was adapted from the Baking Obsession Blog Recipe and provided by Janikka, one of our lovely staff members. This cake isn’t overly sweet and makes a great accompaniment to any morning or afternoon tea. Ingredients: 3 tsp (6g) of Masala Chai (or preferred chai or spiced tea blend such […]

Chai Spiced Tea Cake

This ‘Chai Spiced Tea Cake’ recipe was adapted from the Baking Obsession Blog Recipe and provided by Janikka, one of our lovely staff members. This cake isn’t overly sweet and makes a great accompaniment to any morning or afternoon tea. Ingredients: 3 tsp (6g) of Masala Chai (or preferred chai or spiced tea blend such […]

Tea Hot Toddy

This recipe was kindly supplied by Hayley in our Kotara store.  This is a firm favourite with her husband and his version of a ‘Hot Toddy’. Warm your mug (this will help keep your toddy warm for longer) Scoop 1 heaped teaspoon of Black Glogg tea into a tea infuser and place in mug Wait […]

Apple Crumble Recipe

This recipe was kindly supplied by Janikka (one of our lovely staff members) and adapted from a Maggie Beer recipe. Ingredients: 7 large granny smith apples 2 tbs of Red Fruits (or desired fruit infusion tea) 20g 1 tbspn brown sugar 100g 2/3 cup wholemeal flour 100g traditional style oats 1 tspn ground cinnamon 100g unsalted […]

Flavoured Teas — an Ideal Introduction to Tea

Although it may be hard to believe, not everyone is completely sold on the taste of tea. Yet so often at The Tea Centre we have non-tea-drinking visitors pop into our stores to inhale the heavenly aromas that emanate from our tins and audibly wish they enjoyed drinking tea. In most instances, the taste of […]

Ethical Teas

These days buying our regular groceries can become a little confusing when we are searching for the most ethical and sustainable products. For many of us, it is about knowing that those who produce the goods that we purchase are being treated and remunerated fairly. At The Tea Centre, we believe in ethically produced teas […]

Green Tea

The Tea is Always Greener on the Other Side Our western diets can get the better of us as we consume processed foods in a bid to save time. But searching for products that are beneficial and inexpensive can also be a tedious exercise. Why not look to our eastern counterparts for inspiration in looking […]

History Behind The Tea Centre and the Last 21 Years!

The Tea Centre: tea-ming with memories 21 years ago, on the 1st of September 1993, a little tea shop opened on Glenmore Road, just off Oxford Street, in Paddington, Sydney.  Originally called The Tea Centre of Sydney, this concept store was merely the beginning of an extraordinary movement to convert the Australian public’s perception of […]