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Earl Grey Buttercream for Earl Grey Macarons

INGREDIENTS 80g caster sugar 25g water 1 whole egg 1 egg yolk 1 tsp vanilla extract 3/4c unsalted butter, cut into pieces, room temperature 1 tsp earl grey tea, chopped into fine pieces METHOD In a small pot, bring sugar and water to a boil. Occasionally stir the mixture and continue heating the sugar until […]

Lavender Tea Latte Recipe

Pretty, indulgent, and absolutely aromatic, this lavender tea latte is ideal for an extra special morning tea, or perfect for satisfying those sweet cravings before bed time. And who knows, a cup of this might even give you extra sweet dreams… Ingredients 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 2 Tbsp. fresh lavender 1 cup hot, […]

Sore Throat Tea Recipe

We all get a sore throat from time to time so here is a tasty tea recipe for you to try. The honey helps to soothe your throat and the lemon helps to reduce the swelling. Green tea, such as jasmine, contains natural Vitamin C so you have the trifecta in the combined ingredients. Ingredients:  […]

A Pearl of a Drink – Chilled Bubble Tea

The Lunar New Year is upon us and what better way to celebrate than with some bubbles? And by bubbles, we mean bubble tea of course! Originally just a frothy beverage created in the 1980s and enjoyed by Taiwanese children after school, this tasty refreshment has now become a global sensation. For those of us […]

Jasmine Tea Sorbet

Fragrant teas make delicious sorbets. You can try this recipe with different teas, including modern fruit infusions and flower varieties, or traditional blends such as Earl Grey. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of Jasmine tea 75g caster sugar Freshly squeezed juice of 1/2 an orange Freshly squeezed juice of 1 lime Instructions: Boil 375ml of water, allow […]

Watermelon Green Iced Tea

Adapted from a recipe by New York chef Robb Garceau Try this amazing and refreshing iced tea recipe – you won’t be disappointed! Ingredients: 4 cups of seedless and cubed watermelon flesh + watermelon balls for garnishing 2 cups of water 4 grams of green tea (can use 2 tea bags instead, if you prefer) 1 […]

Green Tea Gelato

Traditionally Matcha (or Maccha) is used in the Japanese tea ceremony but in more modern times it has become popular in cooking because of its bright green colour. Matcha is made from high grade green tea leaves and goes through quite a labour intensive growing and production process.   This means it’s not the cheapest […]

Sweet Tea with Vodka and Lemonade

This is the adult version of a lovely lemon iced tea! Great for summer entertaining or if you want a non-alcoholic version simply replace the 1/2 cup of vodka with soda water. Ingredients: 3 teaspoons of black tea (can use tea bags if you prefer) 1/2 cup of boiling water 8 fresh mint sprigs 4 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]