interesting Tea links on the WWW (plus some facts about the Wedgwood family:
has launched their new products.
Grey" - The key ingredients as orange peel and lemon peel, its citrus
flavoured tea can be served either with a little milk or without it.
verdict on Lady Grey - 7 out of 10, it's got some strong yet pleasant scent
of citrus and bergamot oil,and has got light flavour. However the smell
can be quite strong so it doesn't appeal to you that you are drinking a
black tea,rather a citrus flavoured herbal tea..
afternoon" - a nice English cup of tea ,best served at tea time.
verdict on Afternoon tea - 8 out of 10,it's strong, yet is just nice to
have it any time. It tastes good as well.
who take Green Tea as well as other kinds of teas, click here
to find more about it...
museum grounds and garden tea houses
Tea links on the bottom of this page!!
list of Tea brands in the UK and other countries
of the tea brands are British , otherwise specified.
this is the only tea company which holds a set of 3 Royal Warrants namely
Her Marjesty the Queen, HRH The Prince of Wales, and HRH the Queen Mother.I've
never had any chance to buy the product since I'm just happy with what
I've got in the kitchen.
the unique tea sold in America.They produce many caffeine free fruit teas,one
of their originality is Constant Comment.
had any happy experience with Brook Bond tea- I always remember my father
receiving a box set of Brook Bond tea bags from his collegue as a seasonal
gift,almost every year.One should be happy with what was given,but I was
never content with the taste and I won't be bothered to buy one either.
is usually distinguished for their toiletries products,but it also sells
comestibles,tea and coffee products.
They have some fabulous fruit teas with exotic flavours.
Newman and Co.
the company which was dealing with tea exports to the U.S.at the height
of Boston Tea Party,many of their tea chests were thrown out of the ship.
in columbo,Sri Lanka. All the tea products are blended solely with Ceylon,
freshly packed and exported directly to various countries.
sure why products by Fauchon are hip in Japan,but when I saw some last
time there were quite a few fruit teas of which ingredient I've never come
across.They sell Amanatsu (=Japanese large orange) and Sakura(=Japanese
Cherry Blossom) flavoured tea as well as somewhat obscure named tea with
Cassis in it. Cunning way to win over Japanese customers!Available at Selfridges,London.
in 1909 by Ms Gertrude H.Ford,tea taster and blender.The tea bags are well-known
for its colourful tag and round soft paper bag.
Piccadilly,London W1A 1ER (Tel:0171-734-8040) It is inevitably
known to common Londoners that this is one of the popular venues for faddy
Japanese tourists on the shopping spree. Seeing so many tourists buying
heaps of tins of F&M's Royal Blend makes me wonder if they know anything
about tea at all.wouldn't it better if they bought packets of Royal Blend
instead of tins?(Sigh) Anyway it is true that it is worth visiting this
shop at least once in the lifetime,if you are foodie like me. They have
an excellent range of teas and coffees from all over the world along with
lavishing selection of food and delicacies. You can get hold of some of
rare quality or Highgrove teas all of which are expensive in comparison
with others,but this is one of the rare chance to try some extraordinary
teas. I personally recommend rare quality teas because I think they are
one of the tastiest and unusual products. They now do mail order as well.
A selection of Harrods brand's tea.
various flavours of herbal teas. They are often sold at many heath food
shops as well some selected supermarkets.
the best-selling tea,Earl Grey was originated from here.It is told that
a British diplomat serving in China brought intriguing tea back to Earl
Grey,whose name later became known with reproduction of that tea from the
orient by Jacksons.
Lipton first started selling his tea at his grocery shop in 1889 and soon
or later its original blend tea came widespread around the world.
in 1894.Originally a coffee house, gradually their teas became popular
and distinguished for its high quality and taste among the public.
in 1854. Possibly one of the most expensive tea.
one of the finest tea company established in 1812 in Edinburgh,Scotland.The
products are available mainly at large department stores in London such
widely available in many countries, and their specialities are herbal tea
bags and soluble tea granule.
prominent tea companies in the UK, their products are mainly available
at large department stores in London. One of their specialities is H.M.B.(Her
Majesty's Blend): dedicated exclusively to Queen Victoria at her request.
The grade of the tea leaf is TGFOP(Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe),one
of the superb quality.
in 1825, now a widely recognised by the British public as popular choice.
way,Andover,Hants SP10 5AQ (Tel:01264-334477) It is one of the
widely available tea products in the UK,most large departments,and supermarkets
such as Safeway and Tesco have selection of products in stock.I'm quite
sure that many people are happy to buy this range at very reasonable price.The
taste is excellent as well.The latest herbal tea and fruit infusion products
are also availble from many large supermarkets and health food shops,and
the interesting thing about this range is that you can get some assorted
packs of 3 or more different flavours so that you don't have to struggle
any more to finish all same flavour for 20 times.
Wedgwood established Wedgwood company in 1759 which has become globally
well-known for their original fine bone china,and the company has started
selling their own brand's tea with Beatrix potter's Peter Rabbit animations.
Personally I prefer fine bone china...
facts about Josiah Wedgwood I :
Wedgwood I (1730-1795) had 5 children one of whom, Susannah (1765-1817)married
Robert Waring Darwin(1766-1848), a physician of Shrewsbury.
and Robert Waring Darwin had 6 children one of whom, Charles
Robert Darwin(1809-1882) later turned out to be the naturalist
who hesitatingly published a controversial work of the time,On
the Origin of species by Means of Natural Selection in 1859.
R.Darwin married Emma Wedgwood(1808-1896), his cousin and a grand-daughter
of Josiah Wedgwood I. They were both grandchildren of Josiah Wedgwood I.
sells tea time comestibles as well as selection of tea.Available at Selfridges,London.
of Chelsea 73,Northcote Road,London SW11 6PJ (for mail order-
telephone :0171-924-1888; fax 0171-924-3085)
are many branches in the UK and for London location, there are quite a
few as well. You can get a wide range of teas,coffees and other miscellaneous
tea time goodies.If you are chocoholic like Ian, you might enjoy Whittard's
Chocolate coated espresso beans available in 5 choices.Or if you are a
tea aficionado like myself,why not try some unique house specialities like
Lady Grey,Whittard Original,or Vintage Darjeeling,one of the best.They
also have various China tea in several strength and smooth flavours along
with Scented exotic tea which are available in more than 10 flavours.
There are certainly more tea brands I probably haven't come across,so if
you cannot find what you are looking for in this page, many apologies....
Tea links on the WWW
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