Tag Archives: healthy options

5 Tips For Surviving Summer

With the weather getting warmer, staying cool and hydrated often poses a serious challenge. While tea is commonly enjoyed hot, our range of fresh, fruity iced infusions are the perfect alcohol-free alternative for the summer season.

Egyptian Red (Hibiscus Tea)

Rich and refreshing, tart and tantalising, Egyptian Red (also referred to as hibiscus tea, karkadé, or rosella/roselle tea) has long been revered for its health benefits and delicious qualities. Made from the crushed red calyces of the rosella plant (Hibiscus Sabdariffa), the resulting drink is an intensely cerise infusion with a tangy flavour reminiscent of […]

Chamomile Breakfast Quinoa

This ‘make-ahead’ breakfast recipe sourced from Zanitea’s Tea Foodie blog is a yummy but wholesome option for those who are always rushing out the door in the morning. Make it your own by using any combination of breakfast mix-ins. Or instead of honey, fruit, and nuts, use shredded chicken and diced vegies and voila! You’ve got […]

Home Made Black Tea Body Scrub

While tea itself makes the perfect present or a lovely stocking stuffer, it can also be turned into a whole other array of gift ideas. From cakes and desserts to soaps and scrubs, the flavour varieties and benefits of tea lend themselves to a plethora of DIY inspiration. Homemade gifts are a great way to […]

Oolong Tea — The Semi-Fermented Tea That’s a Whole Lot More

From the traditional name ‘wulong’ meaning ‘black dragon’, the dark, curled, and twisted leaves of oolong tea that, when steeped, unfurl and come to life are a fitting image of its namesake. Neither a black nor a green tea, but rather sitting between the two, oolong has the exceptional quality of containing all the good […]

Much Ado About Maccha

Maccha (or matcha) is the superfood on everyone’s lips — probably because its versatility stems beyond that of just a cup of tea. Used in a number of delicious and creative drinks, desserts, and health food recipes, maccha is the ingredient that has piqued an interest from tea drinkers and non-tea drinkers alike. This traditional […]

Detoxing Tisanes – A Cleansing Cuppa

The time for resolutions has arrived again and with it come the many promises we make to ourselves to live healthier and happier lives. While we have the best intentions, January is the month that will usually make or break us. They say it takes twenty-one days to get into the routine of doing something. However, motivation […]

White Tea – Not Just A Dash of Milk

White tea, what is it? Many people refer to white tea as tea which has milk added to it, but white tea can mean something completely different to that traditional milky cup of tea.   When we talk about white tea, we are referring to the least processed of the different tea styles. White tea takes its […]

Ayurveda Teas

Leave your drugs in the chemist’s pot if you can heal the patient with food. – Hippocrates   Here at The Tea Centre we are often quizzed about our Ayurvedic range of spicy tisanes, which include Anti Stress, Breathe Easy and Power Mix. Generally, the questions are centred on whether each of these blends really live […]

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