Sun, sand and a good cup of tea? Yes, we know, vacation hot spots have never been known for their tea service. In fact, most selections go from bad to downright dreadful. But that’s all about to change. Yes, it’s true, now you can have your dream vacation without sacrificing a good cuppa. Ok, the service isn’t everywhere, well at least not yet. But one luxury liner has decided to acknowledge the beauty in a good cup of tea.
The SeaDream Yacht Club luxury liners are now offering a full tea service. With fun names like Captain’s Breakfast and Sea Grey, these ship-inspired blends were developed with the tea lover in mind. Each cup will be individually served in a Bodum tea pot with a plunger diffuser and timer to avoid over steeping. High tea at sea, now that sounds like the perfect vacation.
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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