Japanese green tea has scientifically been proven to reduce anxiety and stress.
After our last post Dutch Tea Festival, we discovered this wonderful Dutch writer and tea sommelier Kristin Van Eetvelt, her book "Tea in the courts. A culinary experience!" is a one of a kind lifestyle book, showing the role of culinary tea sommeliers. Here to Stay This new trend is spreading fast, with foodies becoming... Continue Reading →
On May 28, 2017 Dutch Tea Festival, for the second year running. This festival will feature everything from a tea market, tea ceremonies, workshops and so much more! Enjoy the Dutch bikes with a cup of freshly brewed tea! This year there is a clamoring tea showcase, with hundreds of teas and tastings available at... Continue Reading →
The following start ups are tea orientated, creating new dents in the market. Just like Coffee start ups, tea has become an increasing trend! taking the lead in the realm of super foods (such as our favorite green tea - matcha). This latest trend of the ever growing love for tea is also now taking the... Continue Reading →
In Japan the cherry blossom holds great symbolism - the beauty of the fleeting nature of life, every spring this is pronounced across the country. The blossoms are a symbol for new beginnings, with April the first day of the financial and academic year in Japan. The significance of the cherry blossom tree in Japanese... Continue Reading →
Green tea has become increasingly popular, along with regular green tea brands on the market, we are beginning to see more variations of green tea. There has been a large increase in the sale of green teas such as matcha and sencha green tea, as more people learn about the benefits of green tea -... Continue Reading →
Preparing tea is an exercise in simplicity, nothing but boiling water, pouring it over the leaves, waiting for a while and then serving. However true this statement is, there are hundreds of teas on the market that need attention and knowledge in their preparation. Making a delicious cup of tea is a play of tea... Continue Reading →
Lavender Tea Let the nodes of lavender help you drift into a better slumber. Insomnia suffers often find it difficult to get away from certain triggers such as the stresses of a busy lifestyle or noise pollution, this tea has been used for centuries to help people who are feeling restless, successfully bringing them a... Continue Reading →