tea

Product review – Chatime Bubble Tea

Bubble tea has been around since the 1980s in Taiwan and is fast becoming part of popular British-Asian culture too. There are many variations, and the Chatime menu boasts most of the classics with a few modern additions. Similar to an iced tea but with more choices on flavours
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Profile – Karim Hemsi and Sara Hamou [Chew]

Full names: Karim Hemsi and Sara Hamou Roles: Owners and founders. DOBs: 25.08.1976 (Karim) and 27.06.1984 (Sara) Birthplaces: Turku, Finland (Karim) & Warsaw, Poland (Sara) Twitter Handles: @chewtea Website: www.lovetochew.com Fun Fact: We’re often found Eating
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Tea wall closeup at Amanzi Tea Rooms with citrus tea in foreground

Review – Amanzi Tea Rooms [Marylebone]

Appeals To: Tea aficionados (duh) Ladies who lunch, Men who lunch, Tea aficionados who lunch, People who really get into the idea of a ‘beverage’, People who really want to get into the idea of a ‘beverage’, People interested in exploring other cultures
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Bourne and Hollingsworth, London, entrance at night

Review – Bourne & Hollingsworth [Fitzrovia]

Perfect for those who like to feel at home when they are out, like a naughtier version of teatime at Grandma’s. Teapots and china have never seemed so appealing! Jack and I received an invite to head down to the prestigious Bourne & Hollingsworth and with little give
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Review: Tiptree Jam Factory, Tea Rooms and Museum

A fun day out in the Essex countryside, with good food, good tea and beautiful surroundings.  I have lived in Essex for most of my life but, as many others would probably say, I don’t always make the most of my surroundings. Tiptree is a small village about 15 minutes
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Time for tea

Review: Sing-A-Longa Afternoon Tea [Marriott County Hall Hotel, London]

Do you like tea? Do you like musicals? Do you like pretending to be posh when in fact you’re more common than a cold? If the answer to any of those questions is yes, then you’ll love the Marriot Hotel’s brand new event: Sing-A-Longa Afternoon Tea. This primarily involves drinking
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This week I’m loving… The Rainforest Alliance

Why? Because not only are they a pretty cool organisation and really nice people, they are helping to save some of the most awesome animals in the world. Plus they made this video to promote their Follow the Frog campaign and it makes m
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