Tag Archives: tea history

What Sets Breakfast Teas Apart From Other Teas?

Everyone loves a good spritz – especially since the rise in popularity of the Aperol spritz in recent years. Sometimes though, you want an alcohol-free version – especially if you’re entertaining with kids. This Lemon Myrtle Iced Tea Spritz is a refreshing alcohol-free take on a classic spritz that’s the perfect accompaniment to your entertaining menu

An image of brewed Turmeric Tonica

5 Herbs to Help Boost Your Immunity This Winter

As we head into the cooler months, many of us find ourselves becoming under the weather.

Luckily, there are several herbs you can enjoy that are believed to have immune-boosting properties, and have been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. Read on and learn more about some of these powerhouse herbs!

Tea & Biscuits

Tea Time Tales: The Historical Irish Love Affair with Tea

Tea, the elixir of comfort and conversation, has woven itself into the cultural fabric of nations around the world. In Ireland, the history of tea drinking is rich and steeped in tradition, becoming an integral part of daily life.

An image of The Tea Centre staff member scooping loose leaf tea by hand using a gold scoop. The tea featured is Genmaicha green tea.

The Tea Centre stores: why we scoop loose leaf tea by hand

Not just any tea shop! This Tea Journal entry is a warm nod to our custom of scooping tea by hand, plus all the little quirks that make visiting a Tea Centre store special.

The Tea Centre Yum Cha Tea Pairings | Jasmine Green Tea

Yum Cha: origins & tea pairings

Did you know the bustling dining experience known as yum cha originally began as sharing tea with others in the Qing dynasty? In this Tea Journal entry, we’re discussing the origins of yum cha and how to order tea the next time you visit!