England, Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

A Rose by Any Other Name

After adding a perennial favorite tea to my online shopping cart at world-famous Fortnum & Mason in London, I soon discovered a new tea I was dying to try. Rose Pouchong tea combines two of my favorite things: tea and roses. Fortnum & Mason's Rose Pouchong tea By interleaving rose petals with black tea as… Continue reading A Rose by Any Other Name

Comforting, England, History, Loose Tea, Tea

An Old Favorite – or Comfort Tea

Everyone is looking for comfort at this chaotic and scary time during the Covid-19 pandemic. This can take many forms: food, drink, clothing, books, nature, and even television and movies. I believe I have used all those and even more during the last several weeks. My comfort TEA of choice is a British tea I… Continue reading An Old Favorite – or Comfort Tea

Comforting, Food, Holiday, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

A New Discover-Tea

Those who know me well, always know to send me some tea as a gift. You can never go wrong. This years birthday & Christmas, I had a bumper crop of mugs given to me: FIVE of them in fact, and I received at least 7 different types of tea. Both loose and bagged. There… Continue reading A New Discover-Tea

Comforting, England, Food, Holiday, Loose Tea, Scones, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

HOLIDAY SCONES – Part 1

When life (or a good friend) gives you a King Arthur Flour gift card, you order holiday scone mixes, right! For the three weekends leading up to Christmas, I will be baking one scone mix per weekend. Last weekend, my first foray into the holiday scone extravaganza was the Spice Eggnog Scone Mix. King Arthur… Continue reading HOLIDAY SCONES – Part 1

Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea rooms

Campfire In a Cup

I love my strong, black teas and this Lapsang Souchong tea from the cozy eteaket tearoom and supplier in Scotland is a spectacular example of how the strength of a brew can transport you. Not only does it smell like a campfire is burning, the taste is as smooth as the smoke wafting through the… Continue reading Campfire In a Cup