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  So what’s Ayurveda all about? Ayurveda is an ancient philosophy of body & mind developed in the Indian subcontinent more than 5000 years ago. It gave rise to many other early forms of medicine & healing, and is a tap root of what we now call complementary or alternative medicine. Considered by its adherents to be a science for life,
I love introductory sets. Everything is there for you. It’s a gift in the truest sense because the essential ingredients for an experience have been assembled with care and knowledge for you to receive or give. With this in mind, we’ve put together a range of Discovery Tea Sets , pitch-perfect introductions to loose-leaf tea combining an artis
Called tetsubin in Japanese, these heavy, ornate kettles are intricately linked to Japanese culture & history. Centrepieces of the household, these artisan objects were handed down generation to generation: they were central to social life, and the handicraft & care put into making them shows how revered the customs of tea were in early to
As the weather starts to warm up, most of us will be looking at ways to cool down and refresh ourselves. One great way to combat the heat is with a glass of iced tea. Iced tea can come in a variety of different flavours, and unlike its warm and milky cousin, it is a refreshing and thirst quenching drink for a hot summers day. One thing that often p
It is no secret that matcha tea is great for you. There have been plenty of studies into the power of matcha, and just what this powerful green tea can do for you. But one thing that is a bit of a pain about matcha, is making sure that it is made perfectly. Just to make sure that you can enjoy your delicious cup of frothy matcha as and when you wan
What could be better than a nice hot cup of tea? No matter what the situation, the problem or the issue, the British way of approaching a problem is to grab for the kettle. For the majority of us, the idea of a simple cup of tea is enough to satisfy, but there are those around the world who have much more expensive tastes when it comes to their fav
We love to enjoy a warm cup of tea, but how many times do we pay attention to where they come from? Chances are... not very often. Tea is grown around the world, however if China have the biggest tea production in the world, India isn’t far behind! When did tea production start in India Tea production in India was introduced under British Rule, whe
If you think about the English way of life, then chances are that one of the first things that comes to mind is a good old fashioned cup of tea. Whilst tea has been claimed as an utterly English drink, it did not start in England. In fact, whilst the Chinese were enjoying tea as early as the 3rd Millennium BC, it didn’t make its way over to England
It is no secret that here at The Exotic Teapot we love drinking a variety of different teas. After all, when they taste this good what else would you do with them? The same can’t be said for the rest of the world. Whilst many countries do enjoy their own take on a cup of tea, there are those that have found alternative uses for tea. One example of
One of the best things about matcha is that it is really versatile. Not only can it be used to make a warm or iced cup of green tea, but it can be used in a variety of different recipes. A great way to enjoy the benefits of matcha is in a smoothie. Stuck for smoothie ideas? Why not try out some of these amazing recipes and see if you can feel the b