Rowena’s Wit (Organic Black Tea with Turmeric, Ginger, Ginseng, and Cornflower)

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Potterverse Beverages

Many many moons ago, back in the early days of discovering that I could make teas just for flavour as well as for health – we created our first just-for-taste Potterverse tea.  “Beauxbaton’s Blend” led quite directly to the thought that eventually we should have teas for each Hogwarts house, Continue Reading →

Durmstrang’s Draught (Organic Russian Caravan with Rosemary, Caraway, Ginseng, and Ginger)

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Potterverse Beverages

Our ‘Beauxbaton’s Blend‘ began the process.  Sadly, it took us a couple years to get around to blending teas for Durmstrang and the Hogwarts houses. I hadn’t initially had any notes on Durmstrang, strangely enough – but there are good conversations to be had in the Twitterverse, and a couple Continue Reading →

S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strengthening and Healing Immunity Everyday for Life Defense)

This tea came out of a request for advice on rebuilding a weakened immune system.  A much loved parent was catching every bug that wandered nearish him. I understood the situation entirely, and empathized.  The recovery from my illness was followed by years of “Do I even have an immune Continue Reading →

Lucy in the Sky with Almonds (Organic Almond Mate Tea)

I love a challenge.  Some of the most fun I’ve had making tea is when someone asks me to recreate a taste, or try making a tea with something I haven’t worked with before. My little brother is setting up to open a brick and mortar tea shop in Canada, Continue Reading →