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Loose leaf tea is much better than tea bags. If you will extract the flavor from the fresh tea leaves then the taste would give an extra amount of …

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Drink Up! The Benefits of Tea

<i>By Monique Minahan</i><p>As we step further into fall and the weather continues to cool down, warming foods and drinks become extra delicious and comforting. Think hot chocolate after a morning ski or an apres-surf cup of coffee or tea.<p>Tea is one of my favorite drinks any time of year. A wonderful tiny …

How to make perfect tea without teabags

Why don't more of us use loose-leaf tea when it makes a better cuppa and is better for the environment?<p>Economist, environmental campaigner and wife-of-the-governor-of-the-Bank-of-England Diana Fox Carney has taken some stick for getting exercised over the environmental cost of teabags. It may sound …

Starbucks Opens Its First Tea Bar As CEO Schultz Bets On $90 Billion Market

You heard it here first: the billionaire behind Starbucks is watching his caffeine intake. Howard Schultz, CEO of the java giant, won’t drink coffee after 5pm.<p>He’s more of a tea man these days, having taken a liking to the Maharaja Chai Oolong blend sold at Teavana, the mainly mall-based tea …

Starbucks tea house: can the coffee giant make a decent cuppa?

Starbucks is hoping to do for tea what it did for coffee. But the UK already has great, independent tea houses – here are six of the best<p>This week Starbucks opened its first tea house, the Teavana Fine Teas + Tea Bar, in the Upper East Side, New York. While Teavana has been in existence as a chain …

'Love Spell' Tea Cookies

This recipe has been developed exclusively for Tay Tea by pastry chef Lizabelle Burke. Master tea blender Nini Ordoubadi's loose-leaf teas are a mild obsession for those familiar with them. Alone, the teas are notable; as ingredients in recipes, unbelievable! This recipe for light, rose-based …

This Fast Food Take On Loose-Leaf Tea Will Destroy Tea Bags Forever

Move over, Teavana’s $27 express tea-brewing tumblers, there’s a new on-the-go loose-leaf tea innovation that comes free with purchase.<p>A photo set posted by a baffled tourist unsure of how to steep the tea bought in Germany without a bag has been buzzing over Imgur. The secret was in the …

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Pu'erh tea is a form of black tea which undergoes a special fermentation process – usually for 30 to 40 days, although sometimes for years or even decades – which gives it a unique flavor and some potential health benefits not present in other forms of tea. Pu'erh originates from the Yunnan …

12 Types of Tea That Help Cure Colds

The weather is warming, but let’s be real: We’re never really quite out of the woods when it comes to cold and flu “season.” Rather than hitting the hard stuff (we’re looking at you, NyQuil), try a collection of loose leaf teas the next time illness strikes. Loose teas are da bomb because they pack …

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The BKON Craft Brewer Makes a Perfect Cup of Tea in 60 Seconds

“Good things come to those who wait” is definitely THE motto of the craft beverage world, especially when it comes to making tea or coffee. No matter how much we wish upon a latte for it to not be true, you simply just can’t get a more robust flavor out of your quick-brew Keurig tea <i>just</i> like you …

Get Tipsy With 15 Summery Ice Tea Cocktails

While we’re all for sipping regular iced tea, there’s nothing like mixing it up into a cocktail (or three). Ice tea is the perfect mixer for a summer sipper, especially when enjoyed outdoors with a good book and your feet up. From fruity to floral to downright spicy, it’s time to brew up one of …

Tea Time, a Novel Idea for a New Age

<b>By Leslie Nguyen-Okwu</b><p>A new endeavor called Tea With Strangers hopes to change the way strangers interact. Yet, as its name suggests, its method for doing so is a decidedly age-old one: it facilitates tea parties.<p>Founder Ankit Shah and his team of seven volunteer hosts have met nearly 500 people in …

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Earl Grey Tea Cookies Recipe

These crisp sugar cookies are flavored with citrusy Earl Grey tea leaves.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 1/2 cups all purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon Earl Grey tea leaves6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature1/2 cup sugar1 egg1/2 teaspoon …

The World in a Cuppa (Tea)

Andrew McCarthy journeyed all the way to India in search of the perfect Darjeeling, and wrote about the experience for <i>Traveler</i> magazine, but you don’t have to go around the globe to sip on some of the world’s best brews.<p><b>Here’s a list of teas that are steeped in local tradition</b>—<b>and how you can try</b> …

Where to find the world's most imaginative ice cream

Ice cream. Quite simply, it’s a holiday essential. And if you’re on the lookout for something more inspired than a predictable scoop of vanilla this year, there’s no lack of ice cream hotspots from which to choose – from London to Sydney, and Los Angeles to Tokyo, the world is full of innovators …

Everything You Need to Make Fusion Food

So you can craft weird, delicious dishes like these, a lesson from Peter Gordon<p><b>Chef Peter Gordon's cooking</b> is devoted to merging flavors that defy cultural expectation. He adds soy sauce and coconut cream to salted caramel, and mixes traditional Japanese ingredients or Thai or Moroccan with …

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EMBARGOED: Death of the Cronut, May 2013–TK

The illegitimate child of a croissant and a Krispy Kreme was found half-eaten and discarded in Times Square yesterday [DO NOT PUBLISH W/OUT CONFIRM]<p>CRONUT OBIT<p>EMBARGOED/EDS DO NOT PUBLISH!!<p>[PRODS: Better pic?]<p>The Cronut™, the illegitimate child of a flaky croissant and a jelly-filled Krispy Kreme …

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What your coffee reveals about your personality

The type of coffee that you drink could reveal something about your personality, according to research<p>A study has found that people who drink certain types of coffee share common attributes.<p>If you drink a latte, or add milk to your coffee, then you are likely to go out of your way to help others …