Category Archives: Lifestyle

Sparkling Raspberry & Lime Iced Rooibos Tea

Rooibos is very high in antioxidants and is also caffeine free – so can be shared and enjoyed by all the family! Be warned, this recipe serves 2 but I would suggest doubling, tripling or quadrupling it, as you’ll need enough for the whole family and you won’t be able to stop at just 1 […]

Strawberry Cream Tea and Lychee Frappé

Exceptionally cooling and summery, the sweetness of the fruit will help in accentuating the flavours of the tea. Ingredients:  3 tbsp Strawberry Cream black tea blend 240mL water, heated to 85°C 8 lychees (canned is ok if you can’t get fresh ones) 8 strawberries Ice cubes 125mL coconut cream, whipped Method: Place the tea leaves […]

Rooibos Chocolate Bomb Infused Pancakes

Don’t just stop at enjoying a cup of tea with your breakfast; enjoy it in your breakfast! Adapted from the The Food Girl in Town blog, Gabby Peyton’s pancake recipe is a cheeky way of making an indulgent cup of Rooibos Chocolate Bomb even more delectable. Rooibos Chocolate Bomb Infused Pancakes with Dark Chocolate Syrup Pancake […]

Black Tea — (Not) The Dark Side of Tea

Amber and coppery hued liquors lend themselves to a myriad of ways of enjoying the beautiful depth and complexity of black tea leaves. Whether taking it with milk and sugar, or a twist of lemon or orange, or simply just as a neat infusion, black tea makes a delicious brew that contains a plethora of […]

Father’s Day Inspiration

The day for dads is fast approaching and now is the time to start considering what he might prefer instead of the last minute aftershave from the toiletries aisle. For some inspiration, we have compiled a few favourites that have proven particularly popular amongst our tea-swigging menfolk.   Assam Dimakusi – Stronger and more full-bodied than […]

Chai – a little extra spice in your tea life

Sensationally spiced, the tea that we have come to know as ‘chai’ is the cuppa to wrap your fingers around as you while away winter. Although this aromatic concoction is commonly referred to as chai tea, chai is in fact the Hindi word for ‘tea’, thus making ‘chai tea’ a redundant term. Technically, the appropriate […]

Winter Warmers – Cuppas to get you through the cold season

The chill has well and truly set in and you’re either embracing these wonderfully brisk days or shaking your fist furiously at the falling mercury. Whether you were built for cold climates or yearning to be thawed out, one thing we can all agree on is a good cup of tea can definitely make winter feel […]

Tea Infused Shortbread Recipe

I love this recipe as the shortbread is so rich and has a beautiful creamy aftertaste from the tea. You could make this tea infused shortbread recipe with any of our loose leaf teas, so if you’re a fan of Earl Grey, Chai, Cappuccino or any of our flavoured teas then you could try those […]

Yerba Mate Brewing Instructions and Some Basic Recipes

This popular tisane, derived from the holly tree family, is native to South America and highly regarded for its stimulating properties. What makes it so different to a standard coffee buzz, you ask? Referred to as a “clean buzz”, maté offers drinkers a better sense of focus and alertness, yet still allows for restful sleep. […]

Cup of Tea Fruit Loaf Recipe (using Piña Colada tea)

Who doesn’t like a fruit loaf? This recipe is so easy to make and is a great accompaniment to any morning or afternoon tea! Ingredients: 250g sultanas 250g currants 250g caster sugar 375ml cold Pina Colada 1 free-range egg 500g self-raising flour 1tsp mixed spice 1tsp grated nutmeg you will need  900g loaf tin, lined […]

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