This exceeding simple cocktail is perfect for Mother's Day and the green tea-gin infusion is so easy to make you may find yourself keeping some on hand for the whole summer!
This traditional Welsh fruit loaf literally means "speckled bread" which refers to the mixed fruits that are incorporated into the recipe. Bara Brith is also known as a "tea loaf" as it is often either made with, or enjoyed with, tea and it shares many characteristics with teacakes.
For our version of the Bara Brith Recipe we soak the dried fruits in our favourite Tea Palace teas overnight for extra body, flavour and spice. Why not try out our recipe for yourself?
Tea is the most popular beverage in China by far and significant areas of China are dedicated to the growing and production of this versatile plant. Tea is so important to China it is impossible to have one without the other. The reason for this is that tea shares its earliest history with China. Here's how it happened...
The ancestors of the modern tea plant were tall trees...
Afternoon Tea is an elegant and traditional way to "take tea" which was popularised in the 19th century. Traditionally, afternoon tea consists of very high-quality black "afternoon" teas served alongside a selection of cakes, scones, pastries and sandwiches.
Whilst the food and drink served at afternoon tea is very important; luxury, opulence and a certain degree of showing-off are at the roots of afternoon tea and the very reason for its existence!
Lemon Myrtle, also known as Sweet Verbena, is an ingredient from a subtropical plant only found in Australia and has been used for medicine and flavouring in Australia for hundreds of years.