cinnamonspice

Hot Cinnamon Spice Tea by Harney and Sons

I steeped this tea in approximately eight ounces of 212-degree water, using one tea bag, for about three and a half minutes. These are really cute pyramid tea sachets! (I know pyramid sachets have gotten much more popular recently partly because everybody is recognizing how cute they are, but it still strikes me every time!) I don’t usually buy these, but you have to admit they’re super convenient. There’s no measuring, no latching and unlatching a tea-ball or pouring through a strainer after steeping, no wishing the mesh was smaller so the tea particles wouldn’t get out, no wondering why all of Read More

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Wedding Tea Blend from Harney & Sons

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  White Where to Buy:  Harney & Sons Tea Description: This elegant tea is a special tea for that special event. Mutan White tea with a touch of lemon-vanilla to taste, nicely offset with pink rose petals. Learn more about this blend here. Taster’s Review: A really nice blend from Harney & Sons.  The delicate white tea is flavored with just a hint of lemon and vanilla and rose, creating a soft, sweet, and brightly flavored cup. The white tea is a sweet and smooth tasting tea and these characteristics are enhanced by the addition of vanilla.  The Read More

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SoHo Black Tea Blend from Harney & Sons

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Harney & Sons Tea Description: We are introducing our SoHo Blend in honor of our new shop in Manhattan. Emeric Harney, the shop’s host, came up with this flavored black tea concoction. Our SoHo Tea is a beautifully delicious blend of black tea with chocolate, coconut and vanilla flavors, and amaranth petals. Learn more about this blend here. Taster’s Review: When I read the description of this SoHo Black Tea Blend from Harney & Sons, I really wanted to try it.  Chocolate?  Coconut?  And Vanilla?  That sounds too yummy to pass up.  It Read More

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Pan Asia Green Tea Blend from Harney & Sons

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Harney & Sons Tea Description: A delightful blend of Chinese Bancha and big Chrysanthemum flowers that create a light, clean tasting delight. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Did you have a nice Thanksgiving?  We haven’t yet celebrated our Thanksgiving because my husband works every Thursday, and it’s next to impossible for him to get the day off, especially if Thursday happens to fall on a holiday.  So, we always postpone our Thanksgiving for a day when the whole family can come together, and this year, it happens to be this Read More

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Blue Ginger Black Tea Blend from Harney & Sons

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Harney & Sons Tea Description: For years, we have been honored to supply the tea to Ming Tsai’s famous restaurant: Blue Ginger. This blend is a heady combination of Fujian black tea and floral lychee fruit with a hint of ginger. Learn more about this blend here. Taster’s Review: The first thing that was noteworthy to me about this tea was the aroma.  Typically with a lychee tea, I get that overwhelming scent of lychee from the dry leaf which … is nice, but sometimes it’s a bit TOO much and can often Read More