Category Archives: Tea

Meet Your Matcha

It’s the tea on everyone’s lips. Dubbed a ‘superfood’, matcha has found its way into cafes, cakes and even skincare. Here we give you the scoop on this tasty tea. WHAT IS MATCHA? Matcha is a fine-grade powdered Japanese green tea, rich in antioxidants and high in caffeine. It is produced in nearly the same […]

A Blooming Fabulous Cuppa (as featured in the Spring 2016 edition of Home Grown magazine)

  The enchantment of spring is evident in flourishing flower beds; but it’s not just in gardens that blooms are making a colourful statement. More often now are teapots playing host to the grandeur of blossoming teas. Hand woven tea balls that dramatically unfurl to reveal cleverly crafted flower blossoms are not just a marvel […]

Garden Tea Tales

Tea drinkers who enjoy dabbling in a bit of casual green thumbery are most likely aware that used tea leaves are a beneficial addition to garden beds. Whether applying used tea directly under your plants as mulch, or throwing them atop your compost, used leaves are an excellent way to supplement the nutritional needs of […]

Assam Hajua

In Upper Assam of north-east India sits the district of Sivasagar where the largest amounts of the best quality black tea in Assam are produced. Where other Indian teas like Darjeelings and Nilgiris flourish in the highlands, Assam teas are grown in low floodplains. Rich clay soils, carried down by the Brahmaputra River from the […]

A Little Cup of Tea Goes a Long Way – New ‘Small Farmers’ Teas

Through our association with Tea Promoters India (TPI), an umbrella organisation responsible for supporting and promoting small farmers, we have now extended our existing ‘Small Farmers’ line of teas. In addition to our outstanding Kerala teas from South India, we have now also added teas from Darjeeling, and the Dooars. These teas stem from gardens that […]

Maccha White Chocolate with Genmaicha

  Our culinary-inclined Indooroopilly manager, Janikka, road tested the following Maccha White Chocolate with Genmaicha recipe, courtesy of Dearna – creator of the blog To Her Core. Needless to say, the results were both stunning and yummy. Photos courtesy of Janikka M Ingredients 120g cacao butter, roughly chopped 2 – 3 Tbsp raw honey 1 tsp […]

Maccha to like about our new Maccha Latte 2 Go

Our new Maccha Latte 2 Go is a delicious green tea pick-me-up perfect for mixing into milk-based beverages. As the name of course suggests, this powder makes an amazingly flavoured hot latte but we decided to experiment with something a little colder — perfect for those who want the temperature of their drinks to match the weather. Quick and easy, these […]

Understanding Green Tea Extracts

Green tea continues to offer a plethora of therapeutic benefits for many tea drinkers. But in knowing what the valuable components of green tea has to offer, those looking for a little extra boost of the good stuff have started turning to more concentrated doses in the form of green tea extract. Recently, however, green tea […]

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