Today is St. Patrick’s Day around the world. I’m Scotch-Irish on my mother’s side. Here’s the rundown from today’s tea break: The tea today is Barry’s Irish Breakfast from Cork, Ireland. The Claddagh teapot and mug are from Belleek in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland . The traditional Irish soda bread is made by me. The butter … Continue reading All the Irish
Sometime’s a tea can evoke a feeling or memory and the Fortmason blend tea from Fortnum & Mason does that for me. My first exposure to Fortnum & Mason was in 2002. My then boyfriend and I were on our first trip to Disney World in Florida. Upon visiting Epcot, the UK exhibit called my … Continue reading Fortnum Favorite
(See photos at end of post) My second of three deliveries from Love British Tea club arrived. It’s a Welsh Tea this month with some things I’ve never tried before. The Welsh Breakfast tea has already taken up residence in my desk at the office and I’ve left the Royal Mint and Paned Pen Llyn … Continue reading Tea of The Month Club #2
Last year, I discovered Quantily & Co on Instagram. They are based in the UK and offer themed boxes of goodies from England, Ireland, Wales, and Scotland. I ordered up a Christmas themed box last year and a Scottish themed box. They are expensive, they take awhile to get here, but the goodies included are … Continue reading British tea? Yes, please!
Even though we have no snow on the ground at the moment and the temperatures are feeling more like spring than December, I’m enjoying the elements of the season that give me that warm & fuzzy feeling. Of course, that includes some kind of festive tea with the flavors and spices of the season. One … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season