Monkey Tea, Monkey Do

Alright, I’ll admit it, I might have decided to try this tea because of its cool name.  When you see something called White Monkey though, how could you resist? I came across this tea whilst cruising through Adagio Teas‘ varieties online (my kind of internet shopping) and seeing as it met my criteria of being…

Shincha – Make It Nice, or Pay the Price

So I recently extolled the virtues of drinking hearty amounts of green tea and how it can be incredibly beneficial to the body and mind (You can read it here if you’d like to!).  And while it might be true that this verdant delight can do wonders for your health, it’s also true that I…

Tea Hunting – Leaf on Bold St.

Happy Valentine’s Day everybody! It’s the time of year to show your love for your significant other (although I recommend doing this more than 1 day in 365) and do something romantic.  For me and Gabby, this obviously had to involve tea. What else? We’d heard about a place in Liverpool, about 40 minutes drive…

Cherry Sencha – From China via Macclesfield

On a drizzly Sunday afternoon, my girlfriend and fellow tea lover, Gabby, and I decided to get out of the house and find somewhere nice for lunch. A bit of rain is never going to stop the quest for food, this is Britain after all and drizzle is what we do best. We found ourselves…