Category Archives: Tea History

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Simplify your chai

With half the country in lockdown (and the other half saying “it’s too cold to go outside!”), it’s more important now than ever to have relaxing rituals at home that help you feel comfortable and content.
This is the inspiration behind The Chai Kit, our latest product release.

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Seize the clay—glazed ceramic teawares

Fire up the kiln, leaf lovers! When it comes to ceramics, let’s talk semantics.

Even if the scope of your ceramics knowledge only spans the two-minute pottery wheel scene from Ghost, never fear. The Tea Centre has brought our collective minds together and put in one easy-to-read blog all the facts you want to know about glazed ceramic teawares!

Try Chai: Our Stovetop Recipe

A delicious blend of tea, spice and milk, chai is a warm and wonderful tea tradition enjoyed the world over. Still the original home of chai, India has a myriad of street vendors selling their brews on every street corner. Draw inspiration from these expert chai wallahs and brew up a pot of chai from home. […]

Amazing Ayurveda

Leave your drugs in the chemist’s pot if you can heal the patient with food. – Hippocrates Here at The Tea Centre we are often quizzed about our Ayurvedic range of spicy tisanes, which include Anti-Stress, Breathe Easy, and Power Mix. Generally, the questions are centred on whether each of these blends really live up to […]

What the FTGFOP is Orange Pekoe?

Why you should care about tea grading. It is often joked that FTGFOP stands for ‘Far Too Good For Ordinary People’. This gibberish-looking succession of letters actually means ‘Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe’ and is about the finest quality grade of tea you can find. So, why does it matter? Though graded teas do […]