Tea and Milk

Tea and Milk
While tea purists will shy away from adding anything to their tea, it is almost a necessity for others to complete their everyday milk in tea ritual. Recently, we armed ourselves with all kinds of milk and went out to do some blind tasting. The results are interesting – some...

The Best After Meal Tea

The Best After Meal Tea
I notice a trend of drinking herbal infusions for digestion, but personally oolong is still my go to tea whenever my tummy needs a tune-up. Oolong enjoyed ebbs and flows of fame and popularity, thanks to Oprah and Dr Oz.  In Asia, oolong (wulong) is enjoyed as a digestive tea,...

Tea for Mum and with Mum

Tea for Mum and with Mum
We often associate tea drinking to a more gentile, feminine image in the western world. From my quick research, there are some conflicting stats...  

Chill, Sisters

Chill, Sisters
Sisters, let's chill! For many ladies, staying calmed, focused and nourished during menstruation is next to impossible. The sugar craving, the grumpiness, and the uncomfortable attachment in your undies... Let’s be honest – this “Yin” part of us is a hassle - I mean like a big hassle each month,...

Loose leaf tea and hard times; ANZAC Day (2)

Loose leaf tea and hard times; ANZAC Day (2)
I am feeling so blessed living in Australia. Do you feel the same? ANZAC Day is tomorrow. I am sipping my tea while my daughter is sitting next to me, attempting to knit a poppy that her teacher just taught her. So in this blog post, I want to express...

Loose leaf tea and hard times; ANZAC Day

Loose leaf tea and hard times; ANZAC Day
Hard times are sometimes the best of times. And here in Australia, where we are raised on a heritage of convicts, ANZACS and batlers, it is hard sometimes to feel like we live in the lucky country. But we must remember that as we sip our tea, and plot our destinies,...

The Pretty Herbal Tea - Hibiscus

The Pretty Herbal Tea - Hibiscus
Trouble with most herbal tea is its taste. A lot of them are not that tasty, but check out Hibiscus. Not only it's pretty but it tastes great hot or cold, as a nice boost of your immunity.