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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!

Maccha to like about our new Maccha Latte 2 Go

Our new Maccha Latte 2 Go is a delicious green tea pick-me-up perfect for mixing into milk-based beverages. As the name of course suggests, this powder makes an amazingly flavoured hot latte but we decided to experiment with something a little colder — perfect for those who want the temperature of their drinks to match the weather. Quick and easy, these […]

New Bone China – Not just any old porcelain

Table settings are being re-made and re-invigorated with the fairly recent introduction of ‘new bone china’. Companies like Australian homewares label, Ashdene, are combining bold and fresh designs with contemporary materials like new bone china to enliven everyday living. New bone china is set apart from its traditional counterpart by the added component of calcium […]

The Chosen Chasen — Why bamboo whisks make the best maccha

With maccha still maintaining its popularity, people are discovering more and more ways of enjoying the powdered pleasure of this traditional Japanese green tea. Whipping up a quick smoothie is a tasty and convenient way to reap the benefits of all the antioxidants, amino acids, and chlorophyll found in maccha. On the other hand, sometimes […]

Home Made Black Tea Body Scrub

While tea itself makes the perfect present or a lovely stocking stuffer, it can also be turned into a whole other array of gift ideas. From cakes and desserts to soaps and scrubs, the flavour varieties and benefits of tea lend themselves to a plethora of DIY inspiration. Homemade gifts are a great way to […]