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How to make the very best cup of black tea in a teapot

Making a cup of tea seems to be something that divides people around the UK. Whether you add milk first or last, how many sugars to have and of course the strength of your tea. All these are questions that are hotly debated.One thing is for sure though, the majority of people will agree that the best way to make and enjoy tea is to make it in a tea
One of the best things to do with tea, is of course drink it. Whether you take it with milk, no milk, sugar or as it comes, we all love nothing more than settling down with a warm cup of tea.  But, that isn’t the only thing that you can do with your brew. The art of Tasseomancy has been around for centuries. the Romans, the Greeks and even the
Try these three healthy tea's, guaranteed to help you start your New Year the right way!   1. Get Healthy Go Green Our delicious Green Tea is packed with antioxidants. Made from unoxidised leaves, that are heated shortly after picking to destroy the enzymes that cause oxidation and fermentation. Green tea has been used as a medicine for g
The Christmas feasting is almost over, and the New Year is about to begin. We now turn our minds to everything that we want to achieve and create lists of what we resolve to do better. The one thing that most of us resolve to do is to find balance in our crazy modern lives.  An easy way to bring that balance is by drinking Ayurvedic Tea. It’s
We would like to wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year! All orders received over the Christmas holidays will be sent on Thursday, 29th December via Next Day Delivery when our office reopens.
This might be the year that all your planning has gone out the window. Your head is still trying to come to terms with the fact that it is no longer October and actually there we are only a couple of shopping days away from Christmas! Not to worry, it happens to the best of us. That is why we have you covered. Not only can you still order Christmas
With less than a week to go, the last thing you want is to be joining the Chirstmas madness on the high street. Rather than ending up in the dog box, let us help you avoid the panic in the shops and help you find the perfect gift. At Exotic Teapot you will find a range of beautiful last minute gift ideas. If you are looking for something extra spec
  If you're planning a festive dinner with a difference or simply looking for an unusual gift for someone special, why not indulge in one of our Loose Leaf gift sets. Available with a high quality glass, ceramic or cast iron teapot, each beautifully presented gift set includes matching cups and your choice of our finest green teas. We can also
The Exotic Teapot team is getting into the festive spirit or should we say spirits. We have tried and tested a range of tea inspired cocktails, hard work we know but someone has to do it. Each cocktail is finished off with a beautiful flowering tea, guaranteed to wow your guests and make your Christmas or New Year's party one to remember.   &n
The Christmas Tea Tree is up at The Exotic Teapot. Thanks to Jordan for creating our fantastic Teapot Tree.     
Are you, like our cat, simply exhausted at the thought of any more Christmas shopping? Well, let us make it a whole lot simpler for you. Our range of Discovery Tea Sets make beautiful and unusual Christmas gifts. Starting at £24, they come presented in exquisite handmade gift boxes with a Glass Teapot and a tin of tea. You can enhance each set furt