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Beyond the Bag ~ The Art of Making Tea, Demystified

Beyond the Bag ~ The Art of Making Tea, Demystified.  Tea making is thousands of years old, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun with it!  Here are some ways you can easily adapt those ancient principles…

Classic Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe

Classic Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe ~ this Victoria Sponge, aka Victoria Sandwich, is a British afternoon tea cake made with fresh whipped cream and raspberry jam sandwiched between two layers of fluffy yellow cake.  It’s really hard to resist.…

Vitamin C rich Pine Needle Tea

Healing Conifer Tea

Edible evergreens – who knew?   This vitamin C and anti-oxidant rich Healing Conifer Tea will sooth a cough and cold, and energize you.  You can make all natural tea from pine, fir, spruce, and cedar ~ it smells like…

diy fancy sugar cubes

Afternoon Tea and DIY Sugar Cubes

DIY Sugar Cubes ~ these fancy sugar cubes are surprisingly easy to make using inexpensive plastic chocolate molds, and can transform morning coffee or afternoon tea into a truly memorable occasion!…

Honeysuckle Iced Tea 2

Honeysuckle Iced Tea

Honeysuckle Iced Tea ~ this sweet, floral, and refreshing drink made from honeysuckle blossoms is the perfect thing to sip on a warm summer day!…

Ingredients for turmeric tea

Healing Turmeric Tea

Turmeric Tea ~ Its anti-inflammatory properties are legendary, so give this nurturing tea a try if you’re stuffed up, sore, or coughing. It makes a great calming bedtime drink, too, even if you’re perfectly healthy. How are you feeling? …

Sweet Moroccan Mint Tea (Hot or Iced)

Sweet Moroccan Mint Tea (Hot or Iced) ~ this refreshing staple of North African culture is easy to make and incredibly refreshing.…

Mini Lady Grey Tea Cakes with Honey Frosting

These Mini Lady Grey Tea Cakes with Honey Frosting are tailor made for the ladies who lunch.  They’re elegant little cakes infused with the fragrant flavors of Earl Grey tea, one of my favorites. This recipe is adapted from…