If your love of tea is so devout that you want to have tea permanently etched on your body, it’s time to invest in a tea tattoo. Copy one of the … Read More
If you want to be historically accurate this Thanksgiving, serve cider. If you want your spread to be historically accurate and unique, serve tea-infused apple cider.
The Golden Age of … Read More
Tea leaves picked by monkeys? Sounds great! But not too fast… Most tea experts and sellers agree that monkey-picked tea is just a legend. Let’s unpack the history behind this … Read More
Tea is and has always been a political commodity. From the days of the East India Tea Company’s trade monopoly and the Boston Tea Party to today, tea continuously finds … Read More
As you celebrate the 4th of July, take a few moments to think about how tea is responsible for the freedom you enjoy every day. We’re talking of course about … Read More
You may be able to predict the future just by looking in your teacup.
That’s the idea being tea leaf reading, also known as tasseography or tasseomancy. Those fancy words come from … Read More
For a long time, the Charleston Tea Plantation was the only commercial tea producer in the United States. But as Americans drink more tea, leaning into foreign flavors like matcha … Read More
It’s very easy to get a cup of tea in England. But it wasn’t always that way. In the 1700s, tea was so expensive that only aristocrats could afford it. … Read More
Today, sprinkling a spoonful of sugar into your tea doesn’t say much about your views on human trafficking. But in the late 18th century in England, it did.
In 1791, … Read More
To the avid tea-drinker, your cup of tea may be a personal work of art. Maybe the sunlight hits your saucer just right in the morning, or perhaps the clinking … Read More