Monthly Archives: January 2013

British Airways to serve super-strength tea – so you can taste it at altitude

  Ever wondered why tea tastes a bit funny on planes? It’s the altitude, according to British Airways – and the airline has announced it will offer brews that are 30% stronger to combat this effect. From February 1st, cabin … Continue reading

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A week in tea #5: Prince Harry named “brew bitch”, India to launch tea tweets and council locks family out of their own tea shop

Here comes the Brew Bitch! It was a big week for news about tea starting with a brand new phrase – “Brew Bitch” – entering the glossary of tea, courtesy of Prince Harry. Apache helicopter pilot Harry, 28, told a … Continue reading

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Does green tea have caffeine?

The answer to “does green tea have caffeine?” often surprises people…but, here’s the thing, it certainly does. So if you’re looking to completely eradicate caffeine from your diet, then green tea is almost definitely not for you. On the other … Continue reading

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Loose tea vs tea bags – tea temples provide a third way

When you’re considering the merits of loose tea vs tea bags, why not opt for tea bags for loose leaf tea? You heard right – I’m talking about tea temples (also called ‘fuso bags’ or ‘pyramid bags’), which have all … Continue reading

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Coffea – the tea that’s half coffee

Ever torn between whether to have tea or coffee? Well now you can have both…sort of. Scientists claim to have discovered a tea that is made from coffee leaves – and its apparently healthier than both drinks. It is said … Continue reading

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Health Benefits Of Green Tea

Should people drink green tea for the health benefits or for the taste? The answer is resoundingly “both!” – but let’s look at what the known health benefits of green tea are. Health benefits of green tea: weight loss The antioxidants … Continue reading

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A week in tea #4: best brewing time, the new superfood and swimming pools of tea

Let’s start with some geek news. Boffins from the research firm Cambridge Consultants were at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week showcasing their prototype Tê pod machine, which supposedly produces a steaming cuppa in in half the … Continue reading

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Rooibos tea: taste, texture and health benefits

  Rooibos has grown massively popular in recent years, not least because of its many health benefits. It is so sought-after that we now have a range of blends at mdtea based on this delicious South African tea. Rooibos (pronounced … Continue reading

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The UK tea plantation that’s just like Darjeeling

Believe it or not, Britain has a tea estate whose growing conditions are almost identical to those in Darjeeling – who knew?! The Tregothnan Tea Estate in Cornwall claims to be the only commercial producer growing tea in the UK … Continue reading

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Bored of the same old hen and stag parties? How about a vintage-themed event?

  Christmas is now a long way off and we have spring, summer and lots of weddings to look forward to. However, warmer weather doesn’t guarantee sunshine and many brides and grooms-to-be will already be crossing their fingers, toes, legs … Continue reading

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