(2-121) Smoking Gun Chai

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Tea Naming

This chai started with a blogger. I was asked if we would be willing to donate a few teas for testing, and in return we would be highlighted on the blog for a month. Once Mister Tea and I had decided we wanted to do the thing, I, of course, Continue Reading →

Picard’s Foglifter (Organic Earl Grey Chai)

This entry is part 5 of 1 in the series Star Trek Beverages

Back in May Mister Tea and I realized we hadn’t yet made an Earl Grey Chai. This seemed odd, given his love of Earl Grey and my love of chai.  Things got even stranger after I dug through the tea journals and the tea ideas files that hadn’t yet been Continue Reading →

Introduction to Intensive Ingredients 5: Hard Candy

This entry is part 7 of 1 in the series The Making of Things

Flavoured cocoas were difficult. Initially, we experimented with ground whole herb.  In some cases, like cinnamon, this works.  In most others, it does not. The flavour is there, but the texture leaves a bit to be desired. So we started casting about for other options.  We have a couple that Continue Reading →