Tea Tales — summer
8 Reasons to Love Summer
You know its peak summer season in India when the sun’s blazing, temperatures are soaring higher than ever, the cotton shirt you’re wearing is plastered to your back, and your hair looks like you have just stepped out of the shower. Why then, despite the heat, humidity, and sweat do people still love summers? Well, it turns out there’s more to summers than just that. Summers bring with it a bunch of things we love! Fresh, juicy fruits Three words- lychee, mangoes, and watermelons. Need we say more? Some of the very best tropical fruits are available in India during...
5 Fruit-Flavoured Teas to Make Hydration Less of a Chore
With India in the midst of peak summer season, the sun is blazing, and humidity and temperatures are both climbing. Dehydration can manifest itself in a number of ways- muscle cramps, fatigue, kidney stones, or mild constipation. At a time like this, when our body loses a lot of fluid content through sweat, it’s of utmost importance to keep yourself hydrated. Some easy to follow tips to stay hydrated are- eat foods with high water content like whole fruits and vegetables, sip some water every time you sweat, have clear goals about your water intake, and lastly have fun with...
4 Travel List Essentials for a Summer Road Trip
You’ve come to the right place if you’re planning to hit the road for a summer road-trip with your nearest and dearest. Whether you’re looking to clear your head or just get away for the weekend, road trips are the best! The sun is out, there’s wind in your hair, your favourite people are around, and there’s loud music blaring on the speakers. Does it get any better? Road trips are a perfect example of how the journey is more important than the destination. Okay it sounds incredible in theory. But to make sure that you really have a good...
5 Simple Ways to Stay Fit During This Sweltering Summer Season
Indian summers are long and sweltering. It’s Mid-April and temperatures are already soaring high. A change of season should ideally elicit a change of routines and habits from you as well. The hot, sticky weather can act as a deterrent from exercise for a lot of people. This along with other seasonal changes can make it very hard to stay fit during summers. But worry not! We have five simple changes you can make to your lifestyle to help you stay healthier during this hot season. Hydrate regularly and properly: Although hydration is always important, it’s even more important during...
Top 6 Refreshing Iced Teas to Brew Today!
The sun is out and it’s scorching hot! All we tea-lovers will agree that it’s never too hot for some garma garam milk tea. But the summers are a nice time to experiment with the delightfully diverse flavors and variations of iced-tea. What better way to keep cool than sipping on some delicious, refreshing iced-tea! If you’re still not convinced, read on to find why this rejuvenating beverage is the perfect go-to summertime drink. Tea, because of its nature, is always a good choice of drink. It's low in calories, it hydrates you, has no fat or preservatives, and is...
5 drinks to brighten your Holi celebrations this year
One of the most loved and widely celebrated festivals across the country, Holi, is the festival of color. It is during the day that people take to the streets and rooftops armed with coloured powders, liquid colors, water balloons, and water guns to play with their friends and family. If you’re outside your house, you can expect to get drenched and showered with colors! Everyone is fair game because as the saying goes ‘Bura na maano Holi hai!’ A major aspect of the celebrations is the delicious food and drinks that are prepared for all. We’ve all grown up indulging...
These 5 summer special iced teas have a tropical fruity twist to help you beat the heat
Swap out the sugar-heavy beverages and plain old, cold water for some refreshing fruit iced teas brewed especially for the hot summer months of India. Nostalgia for Grandma’s Aam Panna Our grandmothers knew the secret to keeping children and adults in the household satiated during the hot summer months of India. They would source seasonal fruits from the local market, pick fresh herbs right from their kitchen gardens, and select spices that would be crushed in stone mortars to prepare healthy beverages that would quench our thirst. We kept coming back for more glasses due to the refreshing, sweet, and...
3 tea-based summer skincare rituals that can be whipped up in 5 minutes
Who says that the only way to get dewy fresh skin is by drinking green tea! Our iced tea fruit blends will sort out your summer CTS (cleanse-tone-scrub) routine in under 5 minutes. The importance of fresh fruits in our diet is known to us. From oranges to watermelons, each of them comes with several unique benefits as they are packed with essential nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants to keep us healthy. While tea is a delightful refresher for our senses, it has benefits for the skin as well. The combination of tea and fruits can do wonders for the skin....