The scariest tea advert ever

  It’s a far cry from the Tetley Teafolk or the PG Tips chimpanzees – this, ladies and gentlemen, is surely the scariest tea advert ever made. In fact, with its deployment of Pennywise the clown, Leatherface Jr., and the Grim … Continue reading

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Teapot porn and our guide to avoiding the dreaded dribbles when choosing your perfect pot

Anyone who’s ever been plagued by a dribbling spout (!) knows there’s far more to a tempting teapot that a pretty pattern on the side. It’s not just the quality of the resulting tea that counts – there’s also a … Continue reading

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GAME, SET AND ORGANIC MATCHA TEA

We’ve got organic matcha tea and we’re slashing 50% off this superfood as an introductory offer. That means that for just £9.50, a bag of Japanese matcha organic tea can be yours. The impressive health benefits of matcha green tea are now … Continue reading

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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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