Tea is often the beverage of choice during celebrity interviews. And perhaps it’s no wonder due to tea’s purported ability to soothe the throat and nerves as well. Which is why we shouldn’t be surprised to learn that actress Claire Danes has been known to sip peppermint tea during interviews with reporters. Or that Cate Blanchett also goes for a mint tea.
Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling doesn’t stop there, however. The successful author has even been caught prescribing herbal tea with honey and lemon to her interviewers!
Guest contribution by Paula Geerligs The winter holiday season is my favorite excuse to hang out in the kitchen, where it’s warm and filled with enticing aromatics. Last winter, I spent many hours there (my “kitchen shift”, I’d call it), working on my baking skills and tea blending for friends. … Continue reading
This time of year, I think of “Oh my? It’s fruitcake weather!” — one of the memorable lines in Truman Capote’s wonderfully incisive portrait of his alter ego Buddy’s time in the South baking with his eccentric cousin Sook in “A Christmas Memory.” However, reading the story sets me to … Continue reading
We’re going back into the archives to revisit these classic posts by James Norwood Pratt. This post includes “China Black”, “Keemun – Splendor of Flavor and Perfume”, and “Yunnan – Among the Grandest of the World’s Black Teas”. We have added a link to the end of each one to … Continue reading
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