CHOCOLATE AND TEA TASTING

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CHOCOLATE AND TEA TASTING

What better Easter treat than chocolate and tea tasting? Buy a variety of gourmet chocolates. Look for a few dark chocolates (70% or more cocoa content) and others including milk chocolates.  Prepare a selection of steeped teas [from World PARTEA – over 220 to choose from] and arrange a display of the loose leaf tea …

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TEA RECIPES

Even more delicious when you use loose leaf tea from World PARTEA. 100% natural and chemical free.  “All tea is made from the processed leaves and buds of the evergreen ‘Camellia sinensis’ bush. There are a huge variety of teas, however, generally classified by the size of the leaves and the way in which they’re …

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THE MAGIC OF MATCHA

Green tea with concentrated anti-oxidants Like green tea, Matcha comes from the Camellia sinensis plant. However, it is grown differently and has a unique nutrient profile.  Matcha contains up to 100 times the amount of antioxidants as green tea.  Antioxidants benefit the body by neutralising and removing the free radicals from the bloodstream, which if left unchecked …

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TEA – THE  DRINK OF AUSTRALIAN CONVICTS – 200 YEARS AGO.

Tea eventually joined the official convict rations list in Australia in1819. Now, 200 years later we are seeing more successful commercial tea growers in Australia. As well as more tea drinkers, especially amongst the younger health-concsious who are turning to green teas, herbal tisanes and fruit infusions. Contrary to popular belief, tea was not part …

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LOOSE LEAF TEA vs TEABAGS

Teabags are usually filled with low tea grades, such as dust and fannings which are smaller pieces of tea… which means more opportunities for the essential oils (what makes tea flavourful and aromatic) to evaporate, leaving the tea dull and stale. Freshness can be a major issue with typical teabags for this reason, especially if …

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