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EVERYTHING ABOUT TEA

Tea is so much more than a simple cup of hot, flavored liquid. It is a complete sensory experience that involves an appreciation of culture, tradition, and different flavors. It is an experience enriched by stories and legends, as well as knowledge of how each tea leaf was cultivated and processed to elicit enchanting aromas.

BLACK TEA
(Royal Blend)

Is crafted to reveal the strongest and deepest flavours. The British Afternoon Tea was developed to complement the rich, dark flavours of these leaves. These black teas have been traditionally hand-crafted in small batches with great care to preserve their wonderful subtleties of flavour.

EARL GREY

A traditional Earl Grey tea made from single estate black tea and pure bergamot oil sourced from the ancient citrus groves of Calabria. This is a classic British tea made to exacting standards. The result is a clean and exceptionally bright infusion with exhilarating citrus notes. It can be enjoyed with milk or a twist of lemon zest.

WHITE TEA

It is the least processed of all teas. Their young leaves and buds are all picked in spring and dried in the warm sunshine. They share very delicate flavours.

RARE CHAI

A rich black tea with freshly ground spices. Unlike a traditional Chai, which often uses a low-grade tea and disguises it with spices, this is a beautifully hand-crafted tea carefully enhanced with spices. Deliciously enlivening.

FRUIT TEA

This bright and invigorating infusion combines a delicate black China tea scented with Veracruz vanilla pods blended with sweet seasonal syrup.

AFTERNOON BLEND

This Earl Grey is grown at the first ever English tea garden on the Cornish Estate of Tregothnan, established in 1335. Enjoying a unique microclimate and protected by a walled garden this is the only English tea in commercial production. It has been blended with a finest quality Assam and delicately flavoured with pure bergamot oil. Best enjoyed black with a twist of lemon.

FRESH ENGLISH MINT

It provides the enticing flavor and aroma of fresh spearmint, with delightfully crunchy texture. This type of farm-fresh mint has an attractive appearance with leaves that are pretty, smooth, and quite green. This can be an ideal mint variety to create delicious sauces or otherwise use in creative dishes.

SPEARMINT

Also known as Mentha spicata is a pleasant-smelling species of mint found in health-food products, toothpastes, mouthwashes, and cosmetics. It is often used in medicine for its claimed therapeutic properties. Also used as a flavouring in food and herbal teas. The aromatic oil, called oil of spearmint, is also used as a flavouring and sometimes as a scent.

GREEN TEA

Is made from unoxidized leaves and is one of the less processed types of tea. It therefore contains the most antioxidants and beneficial polyphenols. Several varieties of green tea exist, which differ substantially based on the variety of C. sinensis used, growing conditions, horticultural methods, production processing, and time of harvest.

LEMONGRASS

Has long leaves that are similar to those of seagrasses. While an estimated 55 species of lemongrass exist, only the East Indian and West Indian varieties are suitable for use in cooking. Several researchers are interested in the health and medicinal benefits of drinking lemongrass tea. In this article, we take a look at some of the health benefits this tea may offer, and consider the evidence supporting the claims.

CHAMOMILE

Has been used as a traditional medicine for thousands of years to calm anxiety and settle stomachs. In the U.S., chamomile is best known as an ingredient in herbal tea. One product with chamomile and other herbal medicines has been shown to ease upset stomach, heartburn, nausea, and vomiting. Another mixture with chamomile seems to help colicky babies.

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