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

Comforting, Scotland, Tea

Summer Tea Time on the Dock

With the humidity finally breaking, I enjoyed a wonderfully, serene tea down on the dock. My (badly) hand-painted, black wooden tray served as the base for some Scottish breakfast tea in my Tain pottery teapot. Then I mixed it up (I’m such a rebel!) and used the vibrant orange plate that matches the little flower… Continue reading Summer Tea Time on the Dock

Food, Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Celtic Themed Tea

I am sure I've posted FAR too many "Celtic Themed" teas, but I canna help myself. After baking up some mint-chocolate cookies using my Celtic designed cookie press, I grabbed some Celtic Cottage tea from Trail Lodge Teas. Of course, I had to use my Tain Pottery Scottish teapot, teacup and saucer. Okay, so the… Continue reading Celtic Themed Tea

Food, Loose Tea, Scones, Scotland, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Wee Scottish Tea

After having a lovely day yesterday at the Maine Highland Games, I gathered up some items for a nice Scottish tea out on the deck this morning. It was a beautiful morning too! Click image below for more photos. I selected the thistle teapot, cup & saucer that I bought at the highland games many… Continue reading Wee Scottish Tea

Comforting, Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea Treats

Tea Bread and Pu-erh

It's blueberry season in Maine, so I picked up a pint of fresh, wild Maine blueberries and baked up three mini-loaves of Blueberry Tea Bread. I found this recipe in Tea Time Magazine and the several times I've made it they have always turned out great. Although I can't seem to prevent my blueberries from… Continue reading Tea Bread and Pu-erh