Loose Tea on the Patio in Field BC

Travelling back to Vancouver we stopped at Chercher la Vache, now one of our favourite spots to eat in Field, BC. The mountain sunshine took us to their patio, where I had a lovely cup of Earl Grey tea, with floral qualities that were outstanding. Food was good too, but the tea was such a…

Tea: The New Coffee

Outside of Blenz on Richard’s and Hastings in Vancouver, employees are giving out samples of “London Fog”, their new tea blend featuring Earl Grey tea, milk and sugar in a chai-like blend. It’s quite yummy, and I used my 2 for 1 card for it that day. We’ve all seen the new posters at coffee…

Tea at the Blogger Meetup

While almost everyone else had a beer, I just automatically ordered my restaurant staple, Earl Grey tea. Imagine my pleasant surprise when my tea, from a teabag and unknown source, was so sharply flavourful! This wasn’t any tired old Earl Grey – it had zing and scent and flavour. Mmmm. Perfect on a rain-sleety evening…

17 Women Answer One Question

What is your Favorite Tea? At a recent Circle of Women event in Roberts Creek, we casually passed the flip video camera around and each woman answered this simple question. The range of responses were as varied as the personalities. Tea with love, tea for conversation, herbal, black and rooibos, from loose tea to tea…

Twinings Earl Grey

I always have a box of Earl Grey tea on hand – standard Twinings teabags. Doesn’t everybody? I’m not too happy with their packaging of the teabags. Once the box is unwrapped and opened, the individual bags need to be put into another container to maintain freshness. But then this is a problem with many…

Pleasures of Tea

Becoming a tea-lover, tea-freak, tea-lady, tea-connoisseur, you name it – I’m suddenly fascinated by all things tea. At first I thought I should have a tea blog, then decided to just include it in this blog along with all my other fascinations. But if you like tea too, then by all means let me know…