All posts tagged black tea

Lapsang Souchong: Smooth Like Butter!

Host Manish Shah introduces listeners to another famous scented tea this week: the smooth and smokey Lapsang Souchong. To aid in his exploration, Manish welcomes Chef Robert Wemischner to the show to discuss his books about cooking with tea. Read more…

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Lisa’s Show–All About Earl Gray

Manish takes another exciting detour in his program this week, in response to an email from a listener: Lisa, in California. Tune in for a look at Earl Gray tea, its flavor, popularity, and even its namesake! And, for those of you fiening for caffeine, don’t miss the Question of the Week!

Show 24 – Lisa’s Show–All About Earl Gray

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Storytime: The Sorted Beginnings of Black Tea

From thieving to opium, the history of black tea more closely resembles a Hollywood blockbuster than a chapter from the history books. Tune in to this week’s episode to learn all about black tea’s misguided past. For the Question of the Week, Manish answers: Can black tea help ward off fleas?

Show 23 – Storytime: The Sorted Beginnings of Black Tea

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Black Tea: A Lesson in Strength

We’ve all heard about the extensive health benefits of green tea, but black tea has some up its sleeve as well. Host Manish Shah details the benefits and flavor profiles of some of the leading varieties of black tea. In the Question of the Week, Manish is asked to take on one of the titans of the industry: Will he rise to the challenge?

Show 22 – Black Tea: A Lesson in Strength

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I’ll Take My Black Tea With…

An introductory look at black teas: discover what specifically makes a tea “black,” and the various ways that people around the world enjoy it. In the Question of the Week, Manish takes a look at one of the more common additions to black tea- milk. How does that creamy companion alter the health benefits in your cup?

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