• EVENT NEWS,  TEA BLOG

    About The Event

    After the success of The Great British Tea Festival 2018, we are delighted to be back for the 2019 event. We wanted to create a platform for tea brands of all sizes, from established brands to newer upcoming tea brands, we achieved this and can’t wait for a fabulous event this year too. The event is an activity-packed, family-friendly day with fun for all – attendees will get to join in tea tastings, try and buy, meet some of the leading experts from the world of tea and even have your photo taken, whilst having tea with the Queen! Featuring a pop-up tea room, and music from the MAKK string quartet,…

  • RECIPES,  TEA BLOG

    Matcha Green Tea Cupcakes

    Ingredients For the cupcakes 175g Butter (unsalted) 175g Unrefined golden caster sugar 175g Self-raising white flour 0.25 tsp Baking powder 0.5 tsp Vanilla extract 1 tsp Matcha tea (powder) 3 Egg(s) (free range) (large) For the icing 350g Icing sugar 175g Butter (unsalted) 1 tbsp Water 1 tsp Matcha tea (powder) 1 tsp Vanilla extract Method Preheat the oven to 180°C (160°C fan, gas mark 4). Lightly grease 12 ovenproof teacups or ramekins. Don’t crowd the oven. Tins should never touch the sides or each other. Make sure that you place your baking mixture on the correct shelf as specified in the recipe. It is worth investing in an oven thermometer to check the accuracy of your oven. Beat the unsalted butter…

  • TEA BLOG

    The 5 Best Tea’s To Treat Cold/Flu Symptoms

    At this time of the year, cold and flu bugs are everywhere. Something as simple as a hot cup of herbal tea can give you the calm you crave when feeling under the weather. There are plenty of herbal teas that taste delicious and can help loosen the hold symptoms from a cold or flu infection have on you. The aromatherapy from inhaling steaming herbs soothes irritated sinuses and lungs. The warm liquid encourages a sore throat to relax. And the properties the hot water extracts from the herbs help support your immune system, calm an upset stomach and break up congestion in your nose and chest. 1) Ginger Tea – A…

  • TEA BLOG

    The 5 Best Tea’s For a Good Nights Sleep

    1) CHAMOMILE TEA Chamomile tea is probably the best known of all the herbal teas when it comes to promoting a good night’s sleep. It is one that I can personally vouch for along with the millions of other people who have found it to be effective. There is no hard evidence that chamomile tea has any especially powerful sedative qualities but people the world over continue to use it and swear by its effect. It is found as an ingredient in many bedtime tea brands and is easy to make yourself by drying the flowers and then brewing them. 2) VALERIAN ROOT TEA Unlike most other teas used for promoting…

  • RECIPES,  TEA BLOG

    Earl Grey Cake with Lemon Buttercream

    Ingredients Cake: 1 cup whole milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 4 bags Earl Grey tea 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter softened 2 cups granulated sugar 4 large eggs at room temperature 3 cups all-purpose flour 2½ teaspoons baking powder 1 tablespoon loose Earl Grey tea leaves ½ teaspoon salt Frosting: 1 cup ( 2 sticks) unsalted butter softened 2 teaspoon lemon 7 to 8 cups powdered sugar 5 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoon heavy cream Instructions Cake: In a small saucepan, heat the milk and vanilla extract over medium heat until it begins to simmer, remove from heat and add in the tea bags, cover and steep for…

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