Tag Archives: Tea

The World Is a Tea Party Presents: Your Guide to the Teas of Africa

Over time we are converting some of our information posted here and elsewhere into PDF guides. This one is now ready for your enjoyment and hopefully to expand your tea horizons.

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Happy reading, dear humans. TOOOT!

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Starting Off the New Year With Great Tea Info

Hello, dear tea loving humans. Your fave little teapot here to share the joy of tea. The New Year is just getting started. Plenty of time to beef up your tea knowledge, dear humans, with our selection of guides. TOOOT! Continue reading Starting Off the New Year With Great Tea Info

Revisiting Some Tea Resolutions for the New Year!

Tea_Blog_NewYears-TeaB004aOver the years of writing about tea I and my humans have come up with quite a few resolutions of particular interest to you tea loving humans. Now, for your convenience, here they are consolidated into one long list. Pick and choose those that suit you. Continue reading Revisiting Some Tea Resolutions for the New Year!

Little Yellow Teapot Spouts Off: Robert Fortune – Tea Drinker’s Hero

This little teapot is getting rather upset at the derisive terms being used to describe Robert Fortune (16 Sept. 1812 – 13 April 1880). He was a botanist from Edinburgh who is credited with introducing tea plants to the area around the town of Darjeeling in West Bengal, India, in 1848, ending China’s monopoly on tea. He is called a thief and accused of stealing tea plants from China. Time for me to set the record straight and put Fortune in his proper place in tea history: a hero to many tea drinkers around the world. And to us teapots, as well. TOOOT! Continue reading Little Yellow Teapot Spouts Off: Robert Fortune – Tea Drinker’s Hero

Thanksgiving Recipes by Southern Lady Cooks (and Some Tea Pairings for Them)

Hello, dear humans! The Thanksgiving holiday is a time for you to feast, feast, feast. And of course drink tea, tea, tea. A busy time for cooks and teapots alike. Well, we want to assist by providing some fab recipes from a very capable cook along with tea pairings for each food by yours truly. TOOOT! Continue reading Thanksgiving Recipes by Southern Lady Cooks (and Some Tea Pairings for Them)

Christopher Columbus and Tea

Right on cue, about two weeks before the official Columbus Day here in the U.S., the call to replace that day with “Indigenous Peoples Day” rose loud and clear. While this site does its best to refrain from anything even slightly political, being of partial “indigenous” ancestry, we thought a few words here were in order. And of course, since this site is focused on tea and all things related, we had to mention a word or two on that side of things as well. Cheers and happy reading. Continue reading Christopher Columbus and Tea

Little Yellow Teapot Expounds on Tea Names

Over the years, we have seen a lot of ways that you humans name teas. Some are pretty straightforward while others are silly and/or somewhat whimsical. I, your ever lovable and knowledge imparting teapot, want to share some of these with you. Continue reading Little Yellow Teapot Expounds on Tea Names

4 Great Recipes Using Apples & Tea by Janet Sanchez

We have been presenting various yummy recipes here for some time, but I couldn’t resist grouping together four of my favorites for Fall, all involving apples and tea. Try one, try all. Have a ball! Continue reading 4 Great Recipes Using Apples & Tea by Janet Sanchez

Labor Day Weekend and Tea

Labor Day, always on the first day of September, is for many of you humans the unofficial end of Summer. According to the calendar, though, you have about 2.5 weeks left. Either way, it is a time for a last hurrah before that Fall nip is in the air. So, lovely tea drinking humans, make the most of it with tea. TOOOT! Continue reading Labor Day Weekend and Tea