TeaGuide: Reviews and Ramblings

May 1, 2012

Cooking with Tea: Tea Punches

With the season of wedding showers, weddings, and baby showers approaching, hosts and hostesses are thinking about what food and drink they’ll be serving. And what would these celebrations be without that ubiquitous, but welcome, bowl of punch?

I don’t often serve punch, probably because I don’t often serve food and drink to large groups of guests. When I do make punch, it always contains tea.

Here are a couple of my favourite punch recipes – an elegant cup containing alcohol, and a refreshing, fruity cup made without.

Read the entire article at English Tea Store blog.

Noble Fleming — Master of Tea

Filed under: history,men drinking tea,tea — by JanisB @ 4:09 pm
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Too many folks in the tea world play fast and loose with the term “tea master.” It seems the title is being adopted by anyone who feels they’ve studied or worked with tea for sufficient time – however arbitrarily long that may be, from years to weeks. To my mind, there are very few people deserving of this sobriquet. Nigel Melican of TeaCraft recently put it rather succinctly: “Tea Master” is perhaps a title that should only be awarded posthumously.

So I don’t use the word “master” lightly when I describe Noble Fleming.

Read the entire post at English Tea Store blog.

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