What teas to drink in winter

What teas to drink in winter

For ages people have been drinking tea to get variety of benefits; health being paramount. Boiling tea with spices was part of a daily routine in China since the 4th century. In India teas have been documented as early as 750-500 BCE in the epic, Ramayana. What teas...
Black and Green tea- What is the difference?

Black and Green tea- What is the difference?

Black and green tea are made from the leaves of Camelia Sinensis plant. The key difference between the two is that black tea is fully oxidized and green tea is not. To prepare black tea, the plucked leaves go through the process of withering which naturally reduces...
Why you should drink more Darjeeling

Why you should drink more Darjeeling

Darjeeling is one of the highest tea-growing regions in the world. A British civil servant named Dr. Campbell started the growth of tea in this region in 1841. He got seeds of Chinese variety and planted it around his bungalow. The trees grew very big, some up to 6...
How to make Masala Chai?

How to make Masala Chai?

Masala chai is a combination of Assam black tea, milk, sweetener and spices. Prep Time: 2 minutes Cook Time: 5-10 minutes Yield: 2 servings Ingredients 2 cardamom pods 1 cinnamon stick, lightly crushed ¼ teaspoon ground ginger 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper...
Tea Vs Coffee

Tea Vs Coffee

Caffeine is naturally-occurring substance found in leaves, seeds, or fruits of at least 100 different species An 8 oz serving of brewed coffee has 142mg of Caffeine vs 45-60mg in tea Up to 300mg of caffeine consumption is considered moderate with no evidence of...
Masala Tea Benefits

Masala Tea Benefits

HISTORY OF MASALA TEA The benefits of masala tea have been discussed for approximately 5000 years. It was created when a king had an herbal version created in an Indian or Siamese court. It was more commonly believed to be an Ayurvedic concoction used for cleansing...