Expecto Coughonum

Most of our first medicinal teas were things put together for common conditions – the things that are going to happen at some point, because that’s just part of life. One of our first concerns was to cover all the various plagues that come along with the common cold or Continue Reading →

Introduction to Intensive Ingredients 2: Lime

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series The Making of Things

Lime was one of our first troublesome ingredients.  Due to a lovely lady selling lemon/limeades and iced teas at our local farmer’s market, I had discovered that Lime and Thyme went together wonderfully. When you added in the possibility of the wordplay of ‘Thymey Limey’ – we really wanted to Continue Reading →

Moctezuma’s Mocha (Organic Cinnamon Chocolate Chili Coffee)

‘Moctezuma’s Mocha’ was a natural outgrowth of living in a place where chocolate and chili are considered a completely normal combination, and having a mad blending day where we created a ridiculous amount of new coffees. It took me a while to warm to the concept of chili with chocolate, Continue Reading →

Taste of Tenochtitlan (Organic Cinnamon Chocolate Coffee)

When we are making things, often a bunch of ideas in a similar theme, either taste or connection pile up.  Other times they just string together one after another, things we feel must be made. ‘Taste of Tenochtitlan’ was one of a series of coffees made on a madcap Blend Continue Reading →

Mom’s Mate (Organic Mate Rooibos Black Tea Blend with Spices)

We have a habit of recreating teas that other companies discontinue, as our clientele knows we can find the taste they were missing, though our versions are usually proclaimed as far better than the originals. ‘Mom’s Mate’ started as a small bag filled with tea for us to test, and Continue Reading →

Ent Draught (Organic Fortifying Herbal Tea)

‘Ent Draught’ was sparked by a couple of things. One of them was my desire to pair elderberries with as many different foundational taste elements as I have access to.  Not only are they one of my favorite fruits, they are quite good for you, on a variety of levels. Continue Reading →

Farore’s Valor (Organic Mate Tea with Mint)

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series 8 Bit Beverages

A tea we were asked to blend required a new blend-of-teas tea to be created.  This became our ‘Triforce Tea.’ Having made that tea in salute to the Zelda-verse, we decided that we needed to make three companion teas to finish out the set. For ‘Farore’s Valor’ we began with Continue Reading →