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Harmony Tea from Mellow Monk. . . . . .

Genmai cha is a special type of green tea with toasted rice.  Some of the rice kernels have popped in the toasting process, looking like little puffed, white popcorn pieces.  I’ve sometimes seen genmai chai billed as the “movie night” tea for its inclusion of these popcorn-like rice pieces. No matter what you name it, genmai cha is a unique and delicious tea experience. It was a long time in my tea journey before I put genmai cha tea into my usual rotation.  Beyond the puffed rice in the dry leaf, the next most striking impression about the tea is Read More

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Firewater from Pelican Tea. . . . .

Firewater from Pelican Tea gets its name from the addition of hot habanero peppers to the tea.  But hot peppers aren’t the only unusual ingredient, this solid black tea also has toasted brown rice, an ingredient that is usually found in green tea genmai cha teas. I always like to get a whiff of my tea leaves before I brew them, but I was a little nervous about sticking my nose in the bag this time.  Would I get a noseful of hot peppers and run away sneezing like in the cartoons?  Well, I got lucky, this tea smells savory Read More

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Spicy Tortilla Vegetable Sipping Broth from Millie’s Savory Teas

Today I NEED to share with you – Spicy Tortilla Vegetable Sipping Broth from Millie’s Savory Teas!  I’m doing a tie-in with VeganMofo on this one because it works PERFECTLY for the “Easy Cook Meal”… ‘something I make when I can’t be bothered to cook much’!  Millie’s Savory Teas – also known as – Millie’s Sipping Broth – was INVENTED by a school teacher who needed a better way to snack in between classes! After double checking the ingredients AND confirming with the company I was able to verify that Spicy Tortilla Vegetable Sipping Broth from Millie’s Savory Teas was VEGAN Read More

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Spicy Tortilla Green Tea Infused Sipping Broth from Millie’s Savory Teas

Product Information: Leaf Type:  Green About This Product: A zesty blend of chipotle pepper, spices and green tea. The flavor and spice of a Mexican Sopa. To Learn more about this Millie’s Savory Teas, click here. To Subscribe to Love with Food, click here. Taster’s Review: I was excited to try this savory “tea” because I’ve enjoyed the other green tea infused sipping broths that I’ve tried from Millie’s Savory Teas.  I felt confident that I’d also enjoy this Spicy Tortilla. I could smell the spices of this tea the moment I opened the package!  It smells like Mexican Food!  YUM! Oh, Read More

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Indian Spice Green Tea Infused Sipping Broth from Millie’s Savory Teas

Product Information: Leaf Type:  Green About This Product: A snappy blend of curry, spices and green tea. Tastes like your eating at your favorite Indian curry restaurant. To Learn more about this Millie’s Savory Teas, click here. To Subscribe to Love with Food, click here. Taster’s Review: In my September Love with Food box, I received not one but two new-to-me savory teas from Millie’s Savory Teas to try, including this Indian Spice Green Tea Infused Sipping Broth.  Even though I was a little disappointed with the Tomato Basil variety of Millie’s Savory Teas, I still found myself excited at the prospect Read More