Green is still good.
There has been some rather sad and unsettling news this week regarding a young woman developing hepatitis after drinking too much Chinese green tea.
Despite the headlines if you read to the end you'll find that the condition was caused by additives to the tea not the tea itself. Sadly you have to read right to the last lines of the reports to discover this. Not the finest journalism.
Paradise in Bethnal Green...
We are extremely excited to be working with the new Paradise Garage.
Fantastic Mr Lyan
If you frequent the London cocktail scene, you cannot have gone far without hearing the name White Lyan.
Spoutings on Green Tea from the Tea Lady in Waiting
Boiling point! How to avoid it: A temperate guide to temperature for green tea.
Adventures In China and Taiwan
If you havent been following the RareTeaLady adventures on Instagram here is a snap shot of her recent travels through Eastern China and up into the Northern Mountains of Taiwan
Bespoke Ascot Blend
So, you may well have read about the work we do on bespoke blending...
Banish the bag...
...and get loose.
A big well done to our friends in the James Beard Awards
We are never shy to say how proud we are to work with some of the world's best chefs and restaurants, this week, those in the States especially so...
Pump Street Bakery on tour
Our good friends Pump Street Bakery will be showcasing their marvellous and delicious creations in Redchurch Street over the next couple of weeks.
Rosemary Wilkinson hand-thrown teaset now available
We are delighted to have worked with Rosemary Wilkinson of the Clapham-based North Street Potters Collective to create this beautiful 4-piece teaset.