The Power of Tea – A Surfer’s Tale

I have a great time trying all kinds of different teas and blends from across the world, finding new varieties that are unlike anything I’ve tried before and sampling some creative combinations that someone has put a lot of time dreaming up.  This edition of the tea blog will not be about a specific tea…

Tea Hunting – Ginger in Chester

Whenever we get the chance, Gabby and I like nothing more than getting out for something to eat and recently we got a beautiful day in which to wander through Chester and pick out somewhere for lunch. As unbelievable as it sounds, it was sunny and comparatively warm, so off went the winter coat, out…

My ‘To Brew’ List

It’s an exciting time to be at Tea and That HQ, or ‘my house’ as it’s more commonly known.  Why? I hear you ask.  Because the kitchen cupboards are packed full of new teas for me to try and write about of course! Despite leaving very little space for other kitchen produce, like food for…

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…

Pancakes and Tea breaks

It’s pancake day! An annual occurrence where British people knock up a thin batter and delight in flipping their cooking dessert all over their kitchens. Oh, and it also has some religious significance too. Whilst partaking in making my traditional treat it only seemed right to put the kettle on so I could enjoy a…