Speciality Teas In June 2020

In June 2020 our Blue Tea Box featured some amazing speciality teas that we sourced from some great suppliers.  Below you will find all the teas offered and each tea brewer. We cannot wait for you to try this months tea. Be sure and let us know what you think as well. We always love … Continue reading “Speciality Teas In June 2020”

Speciality Teas In May 2020

May 2020 in the Blue Tea Box we sent amazing speciality teas that we had sourced from some great suppliers.  Below you will find all the teas offered during the month as well as each tea brewer. We cannot wait for you to try our latest teas. Be sure and let us know what you … Continue reading “Speciality Teas In May 2020”

Speciality Teas In April 2020

April 2020 in the Blue Tea Box we sent out some amazing speciality teas that we sourced from some great suppliers.  Below you will find all the teas offered during month as well as each tea brewer. We cannot wait for you to try our latest tea. Be sure and let us know what you … Continue reading “Speciality Teas In April 2020”

The Lichfield Tea Company

Established in 2016 by Rae and Ollie Holland The Lichfield Tea Company has gone from strength to strength. 

Tea Makers of London

The Tea Makers of London is an established award-winning UK tea brand, offering a wide selection of authentically made speciality teas.

Tea House Emporium

Tim Stoneham and Lenka Stoneham started Tea House Emporium in 2005. You can find them on New Bond Street where they serve and sell over 160 different types of tea and herbs from all over the world.

Speciality Teas In March 2020

Blue Tea Box was filled once again with some amazing speciality teas that we had sourced from some great suppliers.  Below you will find all the teas offered during the month as well as each tea brewer. We cannot wait for you to try our latest tea. Be sure and let us know what you … Continue reading “Speciality Teas In March 2020”

Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

Did you know that green tea is one of the healthiest teas and beverages you can drink? It is considered to be an “anti-aging beverage.” You’ve probably heard a lot about the health benefits of green tea — loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that are great for your body and mind.

eteaket – Leaf Tea Experts

eteaket is on a mission to connect people and create moments through the joy of whole leaf tea.

Chantler Teas – January

Elizabeth and Barry Chantler have travelled the world visiting tea plantations in India, Sri Lanka, China, and South-East Asia and attending tea ceremonies in Hong Kong and Malaysia.

Speciality Teas In January 2020

In our Blue Tea Box during January 2020 we featured some amazing speciality teas that we sourced from some great suppliers.  Below you will find all the teas offered during the month as well as each tea brewer.

Jenier World of Teas – Featured Tea Specialist

Jenier World of Teas, a wholesale online tea company with a flair for rare and fair trade teas operates their company from their base in Scotland.

Easy Madeline Cookies for Tea

I have been drinking a lot of tea lately. For me, coffee is my drink of choice when I need to get something done, but when I want to relax– it is a cup of hot tea all the way. Because I have been drinking a lot of hot tea, I decided to find my … Continue reading “Easy Madeline Cookies for Tea”

2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Tea Lovers

The holidays are upon us and it is time to start thinking about giving the perfect gift. If you have someone in your life who is a tea lover, these are great stocking stuffers and gifts to give.

True Tea Company

True Tea Company was founded in 2017 in the city of York, North Yorkshire. They originally began as a tea subscription company, formally known as True Tea Club.

Shibui Tea Company

Johnny grew up in Yorkshire and the North of England. His family were huge fans of tea and taught him at an early age how to enjoy a delightful and strong brew.

Debonair Tea Company

Debonair Tea Company is a family-run tea business set up by Phil and Louisa Johnson who live in Kent.

Speciality Teas In November 2020

In our November Blue Tea Box we featured more amazing speciality teas that we had sourced from some great suppliers.  Below you will find all the teas offered as well as each tea brewer. We cannot wait for you to try our latest tea. Be sure and let us know what you think as well. … Continue reading “Speciality Teas In November 2020”

The History of Rooibos Tea

Rooibos Tea is steadily gaining popularity these days. However, it is still relatively unknown to many tea drinkers worldwide. Because of its rarity and because it is harvested and grown only in a specific region in South Africa — that is part of the reason this tea has such a low profile. However, the history … Continue reading “The History of Rooibos Tea”

Speciality Teas In October 2020

Each month is different. Our Blue Tea Box always has some amazing speciality teas that we have sourced from some great suppliers. 

The Metropolitan Tea Company – October Featured Tea Specialist

Metropolitan Tea grew from a single vision: to provide an unparalleled tea experience. World-renowned Tea Master Gerry Vandergrift founded the company in the basement of his Toronto home after learning the trade from a premier tea company. Since then, the rest is history. From day one, the goal of The Metropolitan Tea Company has been … Continue reading “The Metropolitan Tea Company – October Featured Tea Specialist”

Rington’s – October Featured Tea Specialist

Ringtons are experts in quality tea and coffee from around the world. Over 100 years old, they are famous for their traditional doorstep delivery service & are the only company who still deliver the freshest blends of tea direct to peoples doors. 

Why Do We Drink Afternoon Tea?

Afternoon tea is a perfect way to celebrate a special occasion or get together with friends. It’s the perfect excuse to pull out the fine china and but have you ever thought about why we actually drink afternoon tea?

5 Ways to Dramatically Improve Your tea

Hi, Jon here, Harvey’s dad. He asked me to create a free online presentation for you, so you can now view my personal top tips about making the perfect cup of tea.

Adagio Teas – August Featured Tea Specialist

Adagio Teas was founded in 1999 by Michael Cramer along with his mother and brother. Mom started out at the beginning impressing on the world that good tea was an integral part of a good life.

Freebird Artisan Souls – August Featured Tea Specialist

Freebird Artisan Souls launched their amazing company in 2016 by Karen Alexander, Owen Crane and Denise Lauaki.

Pekoe Tea – August Featured Tea Specialist

Jon Cooper spent a ton of his free time in local teahouses during his time at the Glasgow University.

Speciality Teas In August 2020

Always different we fill your Blue Tea Box with some amazing speciality teas that we have sourced from some great suppliers.  Below you will find all the teas offered during August as well as each tea brewer.

How to Make the Perfect Cold Brew Iced Tea

If you have been drinking iced tea for any length of time, you may not be aware of how amazing fresh cold brew iced tea tastes versus what you would normally do — which is brew tea bags in hot water to give you a great glass of iced tea.

The Origins of Oolong Tea

If oolong tea is your favourite kind of tea or you are just curious about the flavour, read on to learn all about one of China’s best teas on the market!

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Which Foods and Teas Go Great Together?

If you want to master the art of pairing tea with food and to find out which foods and teas go great togethe, then this is the post for you! Putting together the right food with the perfect tea is just as important as knowing how to pick the best wine for your dinner hour. … Continue reading “Which Foods and Teas Go Great Together?”

How to Make the Perfect Chai Tea Latte

This perfect chai tea latte with a milky sweetness partnered with the astringent black tea and warm spices that linger between sips is the number one reason you will love this easy drink!

Joe’s Tea Co. – June Featured Tea Specialist

Joe’s Tea Co. was born in 2012. Because his tea is so awesome and so amazing, it has won over 25 Great Taste Awards.

Storm Tea – June Featured Tea Specialist

Storm Tea, a family run business, was started in 2010 on the four principles with which they live on today.

Tea People – June Featured Tea Specialist

In 2009, husband and wife team, Neeraj and Vishaka Argawal saw an urgent need in their hometown of Darjeeling in India.

Speciality Teas In June 2020

Blue Tea Box was filled again with some amazing speciality teas that we had sourced from some great suppliers.

Twist Teas

In 2017, Claire Ayres and the Twist family felt a little underwhelmed by the speciality teas already on the market. They shared the belief that there’s nothing like a cup of tea to lift the spirits and raise a smile.

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Speciality Teas In May 2019

Blue Tea Box finally launched in May 2019 and we were so excited about our first batch of speciality tea. Below you will find all the teas offered for the very first month as well as each tea brewer.

loose leaf tea vs teabags

Loose Leaf Tea vs Tea Bags – What’s the Difference Between the Two?

Over the course of a few years now, there has been a lot of back and forth about why loose leaf tea is much better in flavour than tea bags. Today we are going to take a look at both and determine what differentiates tea bags from loose leaf tea and why loose leaf tea … Continue reading “Loose Leaf Tea vs Tea Bags – What’s the Difference Between the Two?”

The Origins of Black Tea– Where Does Your Favourite Drink Come From?

You may like your tea hot or cold, but no matter what way you drink it, I think we can all agree that black tea is an incredible beverage. From Chinese tea ceremonies to British tea-time, this drink has helped to shape the way that many people live their lives socially. Although black tea may … Continue reading “The Origins of Black Tea– Where Does Your Favourite Drink Come From?”

Top 10 Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

Top 10 Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

I don’t know if you know this or not, but it has become a proven fact that drinking tea is really good for your health. Now, before you load up on teas like Red Zinger and Lemon Chamomile for your local grocery store, you need to make sure that your “tea” is actually tea. Tea … Continue reading “Top 10 Health Benefits of Drinking Tea”

brew perfect cup loose leaf tea

How to Brew The Perfect Cup of Loose Leaf Tea

Today we are going to show you how to brew the perfect cup of loose leaf tea in just a few simple steps. If you have been drinking easy, convenient, portable teabags your entire life, it’s time we flip your little world upside and introduce you to loose leaf tea.

What is the Best Tea Brewer or Infuser?

What is the Best Tea Brewer or Infuser?

Which tea brewer or infuser should you use when making loose leaf or bagged tea? Read on to find out which ones are our favourites. If you’re new to the world of loose leaf tea, unsure of how to brew it, what tools to use, or how to become better at brewing tea, then you’ve … Continue reading “What is the Best Tea Brewer or Infuser?”

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