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The Earl Grey Mystery

The Earl Grey Mystery As tea becomes increasingly popular in North America, every day we receive several calls from customers that are new to tea and are looking to understand the wonderful beverage better. So I thought of sharing some basic information about tea on this page. Lets’ start with Earl Grey Tea. Earl Grey is a black tea that is flavored with oil from the rind of bergamot o...

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Five Teas Perfect for Fall 

Fall is my favorite time of year. Embrace the changes around you and enjoy the spirit of the season. Spicy, roasty and carmel are wonderful tea flavors to match the changing leaves and the approaching holidays.

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How to Make Loose Tea (Without Any Teaware)

  Spaghetti may be the simplest thing to make, therefore, the true testament of an awful cook is someone who has no idea how to make pasta. All you need to do is boil water, throw in the ingredients and then toss it in a strainer. Yet, as simple as this process is, people freak out all the time when it comes to making loose tea. The funny thing is, loose tea has pretty much the same steps as making pasta. In the most basic sense, all you need to make loose tea is a pot, the tea leaves and a strainer! A “tea ball” is a mini strainer The first thing people look for when trying loose tea is...

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Are Loose Leaf Teas better


  This morning I went to my local Mega-Mart looking for some fish oil supplements. On the same shelf, I noticed that I could buy a giant bottle for $10 or a tiny bottle for $30. Common sense told me that the giant bottle for $10 was a no brainer, but then I started to actually research it. It ends up that the expensive fish oil contains more than 10x the nutrients as the cheap one. To get my recommended dose of the cheap stuff I would need to take 10 pills, when I could just take 1 pill (of the same size) for the expensive one. This made my decision easy, I bought the tiny bottle. This same concept...

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