Allergens in Tea

Chances are, if you drink Black, Green, Oolong or White Tea on a daily basis, you've never experienced an adverse reaction.  I'm talking about regular, straight tea in its finest, purest form - nothing added.  Sometimes, we refer to these as Varietals.  But Tea has evolved.  We flavor them, add flowers to it, blend it with fruits, mix it...


 18 Jan, 2017  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

3 Rules to Storing Tea

Tea is a hardy item.  It keeps well. Nevertheless, you have to follow some simple rules in maintaining its flavor and integrity. The most basic is - no glass jars. If you are buying your tea from a tea shop that keeps its tea in see-through glass jars, change your tea vendor! For proper tea - Black, Green, Oolong, White - tea must be stored in a container that follows these three basic rules:

 11 Nov, 2016  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Holiday Gifts at Silver Tips

Share the pleasures of Tea this holiday season.  It makes a great gift and you get a lot for little.  An ounce of tea makes 10 -15 cups of tea.  One of our 2-ounce bags can cost as little as $5.  Add a teapot or canister or one of our infuser mugs and you have a wonderful gift for the tea lover in your life.  Here are some ideas for you - they are all at the Tea Room.  And select Teapots & Tea Mugs are also on our site - click here.


 03 Dec, 2015  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

Question on Makaibari Silver Tips

Here's a whole world of education through one customer's e-mail:

I received some Makaibari Silver Tips SKU 3200 from a friend.  It was ordered from your store.  It is delicious!  But I am curious, is this tea from 2014?  And also from your web site, it looks like a white tea - can you confirm this?  How long can i keep the tea if it is in its original package?...


 01 Mar, 2015  |  Written by Anupa Mueller

A Nice Cup of Tea

Coffee Cup and SpoonTea is one of those areas where you can be amazed and delighted at what you don't know.  Every column and media coverage presents a point of view and information that adds to your knowledge.  We came across this great article earlier this week on BBC Food and would like to share it with you.  It also presents the significant quality difference between teabags and loose leaf citing the same analogy that we use - instant coffee and fresh ground coffee beans.  No one questions that one is vastly superior to the other.  Read on and discover your own enjoyment of tea.


 12 Apr, 2013  |  Written by Anupa Mueller


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