Archive for November, 2007

Scientists have discovered that mixing green tea with other substances, such as citrus juices, vitamin C and even soy milk and rice milk, increases the amount of the antioxidants that can be absorbed by the body. [via] The lead author of the study, Mario Ferruzzi is a professor at Purdue University.

The Champagne of Tea. This catchy moniker has long been used to describe Darjeeling’s cachet in the tea world. However, it is becoming abundantly clear that a lot more than an attractive slogan is required if Indian tea is to remain viable in what has become an ultra-competitive global tea industry. Tea in India has […]

Monday Funnies


Here’s a dose of tea humor from The Onion to get the work week off to the right start. I like to do the crossword puzzle while I have my tea,” said Baumer, making it easy to imagine him wearing a bonnet and a frilly pink dress. [via]

5 articles that caught my eye in October: How to make a chamomile vinaigrette. If you’re interested in cooking with tea, here are five more ways. An impressive list of tea titles shared by Nigel Melican. T Ching dispels a few common myths and misperceptions about tea. A great piece in the BBC highlighting the […]