One day in the 1800s, a diplomat gave the 2nd Earl Grey black tea with an infusion of bergamot oil. And so marked the beginning of the Earl Grey tea family.
From the moment the leaves are plucked to the day they land in your teacup, The Tea Centre is overseeing the ethical and sustainable trade of our delicious tea. This is our ‘crop to cup’ philosophy.
Did you know tealights were originally invented for taking tea? Sure, it’s in the name. But similar to how brekkie is called breakfast because you’re breaking a fast, it’s one of those facts that only seem obvious once someone tells you all about it!
In last week’s Tea Journal entry, we meandered the streets of Morocco. However, this week’s ‘Stories From The Silk Road’ serial has us washing up on very different shores: East Frisia to be exact!