Tag Archives: black tea

What the FTGFOP is Orange Pekoe?

Why you should care about tea grading. It is often joked that FTGFOP stands for ‘Far Too Good For Ordinary People’. This gibberish-looking succession of letters actually means ‘Finest Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe’ and is about the finest quality grade of tea you can find. So, why does it matter? Though graded teas do […]

True Brew: Australian Daintree Tea

Nestled within the Daintree rainforest is Australia’s renowned tropical tea plantation. This beautiful part of the country is where two World Heritage sites — the Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef — meet. The pristine natural environment, along with abundant sunshine and rainfall are responsible for the revered quality of Daintree tea. An area notable […]

Classic Ritual

Ferried to new and exotic lands during the 17th century with crates of silk, spice and salt, black tea soon found its home in Europe.   As trade routes connected the east and west, merchants acquainted the public with this strange and exotic commodity. Guarded under lock and key within tea chests, such precious tea […]

Soothing Tea Wash – DIY Sunburn Treatment

Summer is such a beautiful time for soaking up a delicious dose of vitamin D. But sometimes, we have the tendency to let ourselves get a little too “well done”. The searing pain of sunburn is a painful reminder that as blissful as sunshine seems, it is an unforgiving ‘frenemy’. Overexposure to the sun can […]

Pina Colada Iced Tea Recipe

As the weather warms up we start to turn to iced teas over our traditional hot tea. Our refreshing Pina Colada black tea makes for a wonderful iced tea that is both flavoursome and refreshing. It’s also a little different to anything else you can readily buy on the market and will impress your friends […]

Stripping the stimulant — A look at decaffeination

For some, caffeine has long been considered a necessary evil when the desire to enjoy a good cup of tea arises. While the thought of caffeine makes a few tea drinkers feel uneasy, the concept of decaffeinated tea (or coffee) tends to rate even lower. This is partly due to the long held belief that […]

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 […]

Ethical Teas

These days buying our regular groceries can become a little confusing when we are searching for the most ethical and sustainable products. For many of us, it is about knowing that those who produce the goods that we purchase are being treated and remunerated fairly. At The Tea Centre, we believe in ethically produced teas […]

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