Category Archives: Tea cultures


Last year I wrote a piece about Moroccan tea culture and got a response from a reader about how they had similar mint tea in southern Spain. So when I recently visited Granada, I wanted to investigate the tea scene. Advertisements

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TEA BOOK REVIEW: Linda Gaylard’s The Tea Book

Gaylard, L. (2015) The Tea Book. 1st Ed. London: Dorling Kindersley Limited. Price: £14.99 Linda Gaylard, who runs the website The Tea Stylist and is a certified tea sommelier and a widely-published author on tea-related topics, has recently written The … Continue reading

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POLL RESULTS: What’s important to you when buying tea?

Today I’m posting the results of the poll I started two weeks. I would like to thank everyone for their participation, and I hope the results are of interest to my readers. I found the results fascinating – especially to … Continue reading

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POLL: What’s important to you when buying tea?

This post is inspired by a number of conversations I’ve had with people about Brits and tea habits, new stories, blog posts and advertising I have seen about what factors influence tea drinkers’ decisions to buy certain teas and what … Continue reading

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TEA TRAVELS: United States

On a recent work trip, I had some free time to explore a bit of the US tea scene in Los Angeles and New York City. Although I grew up in the US, I haven’t lived there for a decade, … Continue reading

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TEA TOPICS: Blog views by country

When I started my tea blog in April 2013 I had no idea where my readers might come from. Being based in the UK, I figured most of my readers would be British, and I suspected a lot of readers … Continue reading

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I had my first taste of authentic Moroccan tea (known as ‘atai’ in Morocco) about four years ago on a trip to Rabat. I was instantly taken by the country’s most well-known drink, and I was equally fascinated by the … Continue reading

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