Do you know which tea—white or green—has the most antioxidants? Or why some of the world’s best teas are grown high elevations? You’ll find out those things and more, and I'll be sharing some luscious tea recipes.
I also have lots of great giveaways, and I thought I’d take a moment to tell you about them.
Mini Tins of Tea from Silk Road
Angelwater—Tea of Serenity (subtle, sweet and mellow)
ingredients: spearmint leaves, lavender blossoms, rose petals, elder flowers, red clover
Philospher’s Brew—Tea of Enlightenment (luscious and lemony)
ingredients: lemongrass, citrus peel, rosehips, lavender blossoms
Casablanca—Moroccan Oasis (sweet spearmint and intense green tea)
ingredients: Chinese green tea, spearmint leaves
Shaped Teas from Silk Road
Dragon Tears—Tea of Prophecy (jasmine flavour with subtle green tea smoothness)
Hand-tied green tea rolled into the shape of small pearls that unfurl into the shape of a tear. Once the pearls, also known as rosettes, have unfurled, the pattern of the leaves foretell the future.
Sacred Ember—Iignites the Spirit (complex and nectar-like flavor)
A high-altitude Chinese white tea. This handcrafted tea symbolizes inner power and courage. It flowers under water to reveal a flame-colored lily blossom at its center.
If Tea Pots Could TalkCopyright 2006, 80 pages. Chapters on “The Art of Making and Taking Tea” and “Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Empress.” There’s even a recipe section.
by Muriel Moffat
by Muriel Moffat
A Colorful Polka Dot Mugand a 12-bag packet of Murchie’s Empress Afternoon Blend—a lovely blend of China, Darjeeling and Ceylon teas.
How can you win one of these wonderful prizes? Simply visit me here at The Writer Side of Life on Tuesday, March 24 and post a tea-related comment. Then follow the links to the Harlequin American Romance Authors and the Wet Noodle Posse blogs. For each comment you post, your name will be entered in the draw. A list of winners will be posted on Wednesday, March 25, here on The Writer Side.
Special thanks to Silk Road for allowing me use their beautiful photographs.
Until next time,