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'

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.

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! 

Why Matcha retains such a High Nutritional Value over Green teas

Why Matcha retains such a High Nutritional Value over Green teas

It is common knowledge that you should drink whole leaf tea leaves to get all their health benefits. Because of this, we often get the question about Matcha- but why is it better if it’s ground down to a powder ?

Beau-Tea Tip: How to Winter-Proof your Skin Using Tea!

Beau-Tea Tip: How to Winter-Proof your Skin Using Tea!

Dawn is our resident beauty expert and here she talks beau-tea! She’ll be keeping you posted on new ways to improve your beauty regime using our favourite drink - TEA! This month she talks skin care and you’ll be surprised at how quick and simple this tidbit is.

Trends in tea from the land of the rising sun - Part 1: Coca leaves and tea leaves

Trends in tea from the land of the rising sun - Part 1: Coca leaves and tea leaves

A Buddhist Monk introduced tea to Japan in the 6th Century. By the year 1200 Japanese Zen priest Eisai, wrote the first book on tea (“Kissa Yojoki” or translated: “Book of Tea“).He described the tea plant and stressed the important health benefits of green tea for vital organs such as the heart and the brain.