Archive for July, 2007

John Flinn, the travel editor for the San Francisco chronicle recently wrote an excellent piece about his travels in Darjeeling. His vivid descriptions of all the places I used to haunt as a child are spot-on! The story starts off with an indignant (Indian) guest at the Planter’s Club lamenting the fact that the club […]


Here’s a little Friday amusement. According to my trusty blog stats, here’s what some of you searched for before stumbling upon this blog: spitting tea for dogs how do you kill pigs america sutra clips green ant tea Maybe I need to rework some of my titles. I’m not sure I want to be in […]


We’re smack-dab in the middle of a very pleasant Chicago summer and I’ve been brewing up fresh batches of cold-infused iced tea every day. However, the gorgeous weather means that I have not been spending quite as much time in the kitchen as I normally do. To make amends, I thought I’d go hunting for […]


Can Tea…

14Jul07

do this? [via: washingtonpost.com]


In a remarkable role reversal, the UK (more specifically, Taylors of Harrogate) is seeking out Indian planters to help them establish their very own tea gardens! Yes, in the UK. So with a bit of patience, luck and advice from India, in a few years time ‘Yorkshire Tea‘ really will come from Yorkshire! [via: The […]



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