All posts tagged chai

Chai: Innovations and Limitations

Manish continues his conversation with Katrina Ávila Munichiello this week, as she asks him about his innovations on chai within his own company.  Is there anything that he would never do with chai? Read more…

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Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going

“I have a good inkling of what this could turn into now, but given how naïve I was back then I can only imagine that my best guess of what I will turn into now is probably still short of the mark.  That leaves me kind of breathless, because the possibilities for all of us at the Maya Tea Company are pretty substantial.”

~ Manish Shah, on Steeping Around, show 79

The Maya Tea Company, like many businesses, has humble origins.  In the beginning there was only one product, a family recipe for chai tea, blended and packaged into teabags.  Ambitions were small, expectations were narrow, and even hopes fell short of what the tea company, after a decade, has become. Read more…

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Join the Resistance! (Against Colds)

This past weekend your smooth-talking host was the emcee for a concert in Tucson. But his voice wasn’t as silky as it usually is on the air—Manish was recovering from a cold. Read more…

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A Chat About Chai

In his first guest interview, Manish Shah speaks with Diana Rosen, author of Chai: The Spice Tea of India. Diana recounts the history and healthful aspects of chai, what makes a perfect cup, and some of the ways that you can enjoy it at home.

Show 26 – A Chat About Chai

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My Chai: From the Kitchen to the Air

Host Manish Shah introduces Chai tea this week, the first tea he ever consumed and the first tea offered by his company. Manish details what Masala Chai consists of, and shares a family recipe for listeners to enjoy from home. And don’t miss the Question of the Week, where you will hear your host get “called out!”

Show 25 – My Chai: From the Kitchen to the Air

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