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A touch of spice makes tea really nice

For all those whole love a dash of spice in their food have you considered adding just a bit of spice to your tea as well? With a wide range of spi...

The different names of tea

Did you know that barring a few exceptions, there are only two words for tea in the world? One word is a variation of “cha”, like chai in Hindi, or...

Tea time treats: Monsoon bites

We can all agree that the pitter-patter of rain is the perfect excuse to sit down for a cup of tea and a plateful of snacks. But what is the best s...

E-‘Tea’-Quette: British Afternoon Tea

British life is synonymous with tea time, when you sit down to enjoy little cakes and savouries, and, of course, a cup or two of tea. If you’re inv...

Milk or water first? Tea in the 18th century

Tea, arguably Britain’s favourite beverage, reached England in the mid-17th century. At first, only the rich could afford to drink tea. But the dri...

Morocco: Where tea was a man’s job

The Moroccan people take their tea and tea drinking rituals seriously. But did you know that in earlier times tea was so precious that only rich an...

The right tea at the right time

So many teas, so little time! So which tea should you have, and on what occasion? The answer is not so simple. To make the best tea choices, you ne...

Ek cup chai ho jaye?

Every morning, you—and millions of people across India-- wake up and head groggily to the kitchen to make tea. Whether you live with family, friend...

The right way to make tea

Milk or tea first? Brew two minutes or four? Boil or not to boil? These are questions that often haunt a tea lover’s mind. And since science has al...

Before Chai, There Was Cha

A tale on the origin of tea as a beverage, what made it the popular drink that it is today. Perceived as the essential British drink, tea is has be...