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Sparkling Raspberry & Lime Iced Rooibos Tea

Rooibos is very high in antioxidants and is also caffeine free – so can be shared and enjoyed by all the family! Be warned, this recipe serves 2 but I would suggest doubling, tripling or quadrupling it, as you’ll need enough for the whole family and you won’t be able to stop at just 1 […]

Lemon Myrtle Tea

  The Tea Centre is happy to say that we now have organic Lemon Myrtle tea, which we’ve sourced from a certified organic Lemon Myrtle farm in North Queensland! What is Lemon Myrtle? Lemon Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora) is an Australian native tree, indigenous to the coastal, sub-tropical rainforests of Queensland, but now also successfully grown […]

Black Tea — (Not) The Dark Side of Tea

Amber and coppery hued liquors lend themselves to a myriad of ways of enjoying the beautiful depth and complexity of black tea leaves. Whether taking it with milk and sugar, or a twist of lemon or orange, or simply just as a neat infusion, black tea makes a delicious brew that contains a plethora of […]

The Tea Centre Darjeelings

The most prestigious of black teas, Darjeelings are characterised by high grade whole leaves that beautifully reflect the season in which they were harvested. Located at the edge of the Himalayas in the state of West Bengal in north India, Darjeeling is home to 87 tea estates with some established as far back as the […]

Much Ado About Maccha

Maccha (or matcha) is the superfood on everyone’s lips — probably because its versatility stems beyond that of just a cup of tea. Used in a number of delicious and creative drinks, desserts, and health food recipes, maccha is the ingredient that has piqued an interest from tea drinkers and non-tea drinkers alike. This traditional […]

Banana and Maccha Green Tea Smoothie

A lot of us don’t mind a smoothie to get us going in the morning but how about getting your breakfast and caffeine fix all in one with this Banana and Maccha Green Tea Smoothie. Ingredient: 1 teaspoon (5 ml) Maccha green tea powder 2 tablespoons (30 ml) hot water 1 ripe banana, cut into […]

Chai – a little extra spice in your tea life

Sensationally spiced, the tea that we have come to know as ‘chai’ is the cuppa to wrap your fingers around as you while away winter. Although this aromatic concoction is commonly referred to as chai tea, chai is in fact the Hindi word for ‘tea’, thus making ‘chai tea’ a redundant term. Technically, the appropriate […]

White Tea – Not Just A Dash of Milk

White tea, what is it? Many people refer to white tea as tea which has milk added to it, but white tea can mean something completely different to that traditional milky cup of tea.   When we talk about white tea, we are referring to the least processed of the different tea styles. White tea takes its […]

Detoxing Tisanes – A Cleansing Cuppa

The time for resolutions has arrived again and with it come the many promises we make to ourselves to live healthier and happier lives. While we have the best intentions, January is the month that will usually make or break us. They say it takes twenty-one days to get into the routine of doing something. However, motivation […]