What does “single origin” & “single estate” mean & what value do these descriptors carry? The Tea Centre is here to answer all those questions & more!
Green tea continues to offer a plethora of therapeutic benefits for many tea drinkers. But in knowing what the valuable components of green tea has to offer, those looking for a little extra boost of the good stuff have started turning to more concentrated doses in the form of green tea extract. Recently, however, green tea […]
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 […]
An auspicious occasion for many, the Lunar New Year is a time for celebrating the possibilities of good fortune and good health for the coming year. Food plays a large role in these celebrations as it represents health, abundance, and prosperity. As such, banquets with an array of delicacies that represent various means of good […]
Although it may be hard to believe, not everyone is completely sold on the taste of tea. Yet so often at The Tea Centre we have non-tea-drinking visitors pop into our stores to inhale the heavenly aromas that emanate from our tins and audibly wish they enjoyed drinking tea. In most instances, the taste of […]
In life, there are always those questions that never seem to get answered, and everyone has their own opinion on. One such question I’m asked regularly while working in The Tea Centre shops is, “should the milk go in the cup before the tea, or added to the tea after it’s been poured?” Most people […]