Tea Tales — #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...
All you need to know about Oolong Tea!
Origin Oolong is a tea representing the true craftsmanship of horticulture and tea production. It is a semi-fermented tea, and hence cannot perfectly fall under the category of green tea or black tea. Its form, palate and fragrance vary depending on where it's grown and how the tea master processes it. Its origin is traced back to the lands of China and Taiwan, where it is cherished even today. Due to its texture and colour, it was earlier called “Black Dragon Tea”, however, this name was later changed to oolong. The flavour of this tea can be sweet, light, woody and...
Chai - We can’t get enough of it!
In India, chai is more significant than only a cup of tea to begin the day - the thick sweet drink is a crucial part of every Indian’s life. When you stroll around an Indian neighbourhood, you will discover innumerable chaiwallahs (tea sellers) steaming up a warm Masala Chai for their customers. Indians drink approximately 837,000 tonnes of tea yearly, making it the country’s most famous and loved beverage. It has been documented that tea in India was firstly used for medicinal purposes back in 500 B.C, and later the culture of drinking tea was made famous by the Britishers....
Tea: A perfect choice for corporate gifting!
Once in a while, you would want to thank your employees or congratulate a client on their achievement. The ideal way to do it is through corporate gifting. In this guide, we'll take you through the essentials of corporate gifting in detail, and share our advice on how to manage corporate gifts in 2022. Personalise your gifts - A personalised gift makes a powerful impression on the recipient and says a lot about the gift giver. It establishes a connection and celebrates the bond. Do not insert promotions - Corporate gift-giving is mostly done to express gratitude to your staff and to...
A Complete Meal Guide for New Year’s Eve
Bottles of champagne are popped all around the world on New Year's Eve, but it also involves eating wonderful food because New Year’s Eve means a meal full of culinary bling. With a fresh New Year approaching in just a few days, it's that time of the year again to enjoy a wholesome feast with your friends & family and laugh your heart out! To get the flavor of exquisite cuisines this New Year’s eve, go through these curated recipes below and make a scrumptious feast! Refreshments Start the party with these refreshers that are sure to impress any...
Amazing Rooibos Tea Benefits You Didn’t Know
The history of Rooibos tea, pronounced ‘roy-bos’ and also known as Red-bush is a rich and expansive one. It’s rooted in and with the Khoisan people, a group of indigenous Bushmen, over three centuries ago! The Khoisan harvested the Aspalathus Linearis plant and used its leaves as herbal remedies to treat a wide variety of ailments. The drink made by the Bushmen was also widely popular because of its delightful taste. As the population of the tribes began to dwindle, so did the knowledge of the tree but a certain botanist who goes by the name- Carl Humberg rediscovered the...
How COVID changed the way we drink tea
The pandemic brought forward a huge shift in the way tea is consumed all around the world and in India. Read to know more.
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...
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....