Tea Tales — Black Tea
Which came first, coffee or tea?
Coffee and tea, just like peanut butter and jelly, have a unique chemistry and shared history in numerous households and cafes all around the world. Wherever one goes, the other tags along pretty much every time. A question that comes to mind now is which one of the two originated first, tea or coffee? Origin of Tea-Tea was first prepared in China around 2700 BC, making it one of the world’s earliest beverages. Evidence shows that tea was consumed for a good thousand years before coffee was cultivated for the very first time. After its discovery, tea was initially consumed...
How To Have The Perfect Summer Picnic
The summer sun is shining bright and there’s hours and hours of warmth and daylight to revel in before the evening gloom sets in. A perfect way to spend your Sunday afternoon is to plan a simple, relaxing picnic with your friends or family. Of course, you could just book a table for 8 at the restaurant you frequent on weekends but why not try something a little different for once? After all, we’re all about new and exciting experiences and there’s something really joyful about sitting in the bright sunlight with your favourite people and munching on some delightful...
All about Black Tea: Health Benefits and Side effects
Black tea, when consumed with care, has been known to have a number of health benefits for the human body. It is a beverage that millions across the world have with regularity and they witness its benefits first-hand. But as is the case with all things in life, unless there is moderation, even a good thing can turn harmful for you and your body. Similarly, with Black tea, moderation is key. Black tea, like most teas, comes from the Camellia Sinensis plant. It is different however, because unlike Green Tea or Oolong, Black tea is fully oxidized. Meaning the tea...
Tips to Brew Milk Tea : 6 must-have wellness teas for milk-tea lovers
Consuming green tea without the addition of milk or sugar has plenty of benefits, however, milk tea isn’t far behind if you brew it right. Picking a Tea Camp We have travelled far and wide to study tea drinking habits and pick the best ingredients to blend our teas. And what have we learned on our journeys? There are two types of tea drinkers in this world: those who love their tea blends sans milk and the other half, who cannot imagine tea without milk! Research has shown the benefits of drinking green tea everyday. So are milk teas...
International Tea Day Special | Debunking tea myth: Tea has the same caffeine levels as coffee
On the occasion of International Tea Day on May 21, let’s uncover one of the most common misconceptions about tea: that it’s caffeine free. If you weren’t aware that tea contains caffeine, then this blog is just what the barista recommends. Secret Ingredient in All Teas It’s not like we need a special day to talk about our love for tea and all things chai related. As tea connoisseurs, our day, our partnerships, conversations, and mission all revolve around tea and numerous benefits. But on the occasion of International Tea Day, which is celebrated around the world on May 21, we...
Mother’s Day: Gift your mom 5 memorable voyages with our travel-inspired teas
Our Mother’s Day tea collection features 6 travel-inspired teas and a limited edition gift box that will transport the most special women in our lives to mystical and unique travel destinations across India. Mother's Day Memories Mother's Day always takes us back to our childhood, to some of our earliest memories with our moms. And food has been such an integral part of these moments! We loved tasting chocolates and juices, threw a fit before gulping down garam doodh, and felt like a grown up when we got to sip our first cup of chai. Through all this masti, our mothers have been our...
Which snack makes a good tea-mate to masala chai?
A cup of piping hot masala black tea has been witness to countless debates, stored countless secrets, accompanied last minute rainy holidays and catered to a bad headache on sick days.
Pina Colada – Your Tropical Fruit-Tea Twist
Summers and refreshments have had a happy marriage since ages and we at Karma Kettle have yet again got you covered with our latest summer drink on the block.