For some of us, enjoying a cup of tea is an essential part of daily life, and being able to try new types and flavours of tea is an exciting and delicious adventure. But if you’re not totally into your teas, it can be confusing: what’s the difference between an oolong and a green tea? Here’s our simple guide to 5 types of tea.
Tea has been around for an incredibly long time (around 5,000 years!), so it's hardly surprising that lots of tea-related myths have started and been put to bed in that time. We're always hearing lots of different rumours about tea, and here are 5 of them... plus the truth!
There’s nothing better than sitting down and relaxing with a cup of tea. Whether your drink of choice is a classic breakfast tea, Earl Grey, herbal, oolong or green tea, we know a thing or two at Dorothy’s Teas about making the perfect brew. Here’s our simple guide to getting the most out of your chosen teas, and how to get the perfect cup of tea.
Plastic is a hot topic at present. And quite rightly so! Oceans awash with plastic, images of sea creatures struggling for their lives and David Attenborough’s beautiful “The Blue Planet” series have made us all re-think. But how does our over use of plastic affect our daily cuppa?
You may have seen the three letters C.T.C used in descriptions of black teas. But what do they mean and does it make a difference to the taste of the tea you are drinking?
It’s an age old argument and one which has never seem to let up, despite it coming down to preference. The origins of putting the milk in first some authorities believe may be down to the fact that china was thought to crack and break if hot tea was poured into it. Highly erroneous as china is surprisingly robust!
Ask anyone here in the UK and they’ll tell you that our country is known to love tea. They’ll be right, too - daily, we collectively drink over 165 million cups! But do we really know tea? Test your knowledge with these seven types of tea from around the world you may not have known existed.