Ever wonder what kind of impact tea has on the environment? That depends largely on the behavior of the tea drinker, according to tea technologist and longtime tea industry consultant Nigel Melican of Teacraft, Ltd. who recently did an in-depth study on the carbon footprint of tea. Researching tea’s carbon impact […]

Soup have always been the mainstay of my family meals, as this is the easiest dish to imbibe especially for my daughter. After hours of simmering, all the essence of the ingredients must have been incorporated into the soup and this ease body digestion. To make it flavorful, I added […]

What is even better than the virtues of blind faith? The enlightening tea can bring you. For you will be delivered when you awaken spiritually, and it will all happen when you see the light, drinking a cup of tea. There’s nothing wrong with believing the right things. And many […]

Although rarely served in fine restaurants and almost never appearing on smorgasbords, soups are essential in traditional Swedish cuisine. One soup in particular-√§rtsoppa–has a distinguished history. Yellow pea soup has sustained the working class since the age of the Vikings. When Catholicism was the reigning religion of Sweden, √§rtsoppa, which […]

There may still be a few attics left untouched for decades, housing treasures from the past. One of the most useful items from past centuries is the tea cart. These carts were once used for formal teas, holding the delights of dainty sandwiches and pretty desserts along with the afternoon […]

This is a slight variation on the traditional Italian chestnut cake which is made with olive oil and rosemary. Using chestnut flour and adding carob to the ingredients, make this cake tastes like an incredibly rich chocolate cake. Keep in mind that when mixing chestnut flour, the batter might seem […]