Tea Bits

Labrador Tea - A Patriot Tea

Labrador Tea - A Patriot Tea

Posted by Selina Law on Sep 30th 2016

Most people know that tea (Camellia Sinensis) had a pivotal role in the American War of Independence, but how many of us know that an herbal infusion called the Labrador Tea also performed an imp … read more
Mooncakes

Mooncakes

Posted by Selina Law on Aug 24th 2016

In preparation for our celebrations of the Chinese Moon (or Mid-Autumn) Festival, let us learn about THE staple dessert of the Festival—the mooncake (月餅 yuèbǐng)! The modern conc … read more
Easy Iced Tea Recipes

Easy Iced Tea Recipes

Posted by Selina Law on Jul 2nd 2016

Iced tea can be such a refreshing drink to quench our thirst in the hot weather. Though some people think that using loose tea leaves to make iced tea is very troublesome, in reality it is quite … read more
Chai Tea

Chai Tea

Jun 1st 2016

"Legend and lore suggest chai tea was invented by a royal king in India who kept his recipe undisclosed and sacred. In fact, chai tea is a product of Ayurveda, a science of India that dates as fa … read more
Tea Gowns

Tea Gowns

Posted by Selina Law on May 4th 2016

Developed in the late 1870s as a reaction to the unhealthy practice of “tight-lacing,” tea gowns were designed to release women from the unnatural—and dangerous—impositions of vanity and idealized e … read more