Matcha - A brief history

Matcha - A brief history

Matcha is gaining a lot of popularity these days, but there's still a lot of confusion around what matcha actually is, where it comes from, and why it's meant to be so good for you. We like to keep you all informed, so we've decided to have a 'Month of Matcha' on our #matchamadness Mondays, starting with this 'A Brief History of Matcha'

Cast Iron Tea Pots – Setting the standard for Tea Accessories

Cast Iron Tea Pots – Setting the standard for Tea Accessories

Renowned for their tradition, class and practicality, Cast Iron Tea Pots have been used for generations in tea ceremonies. Not only are they aesthetically pleasing and an ideal gift, but they are also incredibly practical and add to any tea ceremony or even to your tea treats in the evenings.

Spice up your Summer Smoothie with Solaris Berry Fruity

Spice up your Summer Smoothie with Solaris Berry Fruity

  Our Berry Fruity Tea is not only delicious in flavour but is also oozing with health benefits. Check out our recommended recipe and feel free to send us your feedback.

Our top 5 herbs to tackle symptoms of hay fever

Our top 5 herbs to tackle symptoms of hay fever

  Today’s topic is hay fever - according to asthma.ie, 1 in 10 people in Ireland suffering from hay fever symptoms every year. For those of you who start to experience symptoms from early spring and throughout summer, now is the time to boost your immune system and tone your mucous membranes. Here is a list of our top 5 herbs to help with hay fever...

The power of Antioxidants

The power of Antioxidants

  Everyone knows that antioxidants are good for the body. But what do they actually do? In short, they protect the cell walls from changes! Every chronic medical condition and even aging can bring on small changes in the cell wall.

Tea is enjoying a renewed popularity

Tea is enjoying a renewed popularity

The opening of the New York City store on Thursday comes after Starbucks last year bought Teavana, a chain of about 300 stores. Starbucks has said it plans to use the acquisition to make tea a bigger part of American culture, as it has with coffee.

Our vibrant and unique new pyramid tea-bag product line is now available

Our vibrant and unique new pyramid tea-bag product line is now available

  We are excited to let everyone have a little sneak-peek of our exciting new product line which are now available.

What’s the deal with Matcha...

What’s the deal with Matcha...

This mighty powdered green tea is sweeping across the country and has taken the health world by storm with no signs of slowing down. A lot of information is flying around about Matcha and some of our customers are getting a little lost in all the facts, so we’ve put together a couple of our most frequently asked questions to help you get to know Matcha a little better.

Our Dragon Jasmine Pearls are top of the crop !

Our Dragon Jasmine Pearls are top of the crop !

Our award-winning Jasmine Dragon Pearls have made it into the Guardians top 5 green teas! We’re up there with some of the best in the tea business and are absolutely thrilled to make it into the prestigious list.

Spring has finally sprung and with it comes the first Hallmark day of the year –  Valentines!

Spring has finally sprung and with it comes the first Hallmark day of the year – Valentines!

  Forget chocolate, bunches of roses and the usual suspects that come with Valentines Day. Instead, why not get creative! At Solaris we can help you get your creative juices flowing by working with you to create a bespoke, tailor-made tea especially with your loved one in mind.

Matcha: what it looks like, feels like, smells like and consists of...

Matcha: what it looks like, feels like, smells like and consists of...

  In part two of our series on Matcha information we look at the characteristics of Matcha, so you can identify it in any situation and make very informed comments about its consistency! 

Where Matcha Comes From and its Development

Where Matcha Comes From and its Development

  With all the talk about Matcha, it’s hard to not know something about it, but we’ve noticed that not all the facts are straight. Some people seem to have different ideas of where it is from and sometimes even what it is. We’ve decided to keep things informative and teach you a thing or two about Matcha. Click Here