All posts tagged flowers

A Woman’s Touch-Blooming Things

Let’s face it– looks do matter. While the most important thing is that a tea tastes good, often it is our eyes that first draws us to a particular variety. This week, Manish and Tere explore the eye-pleasing ingredients in our tea blends: flowers. Read more…

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Lavishing Lavender

Manish Shah and show producer Tere Clark step into the fabulously fragrant world of lavender flowers. The distinct aroma of this flower has earned its place in history Read more…

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Calm and Collected Chamomile

Manish and Tere jump back into the vast world of herbal teas this week, departing from green colored herbals and opening a new chapter: florals. Up first is chamomile, renowned across the globe for its delicate flavor and soothing effects Read more…

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Hibiscus. The only kind of punch you want.

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Jasmine Teas–Cooking and Critiquing

Manish continues his exploration of Jasmine scented teas, distinguishing the key differences between grades and varieties and describing the methods to make each into a spectacular cup. In place of the Question of the Week, Manish invites you into his kitchen, where he lets loose one of his personal recipes using Jasmine green tea. Read more…

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Jasmine Teas–A Midsummer Night’s Labor

Manish Shah details the difference between the flavors imparted in teas like Earl Grey and those of scented teas, like Jasmine. He describes the intricate, several-month process involved in creating Jasmine tea, as well as the varying grades available on the market. In the Question of the Week, he reexamines yet another scented tea: chai.

Show 31 – Jasmine Teas–A Midsummer Night’s Labor

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