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Buckingham Palace English Favorite from TeaLeafs. . . . .

Buckingham Palace English Favorite from TeaLeafs is a surprisingly interesting black and green tea blended base with additional flavors to please and tease the senses including Jasmine blossoms, Cornflower petals, Natural flavors. It’s quite aromatic but a sturdy based tea that stands up to the flavors nicely. The black tea is the stronger of the flavors followed by the green tea. The floral flavors come into play shortly after that. At first sip I thought it was like a crazy cousin to an Earl Grey tasting tea but it’s more than that. Maybe more like that crazy cousin and his Read More

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Sweet Watermelon Oolong from TeaLeafs #VeganMoFo2016

I have an insane love for Watermelon so when the prompt for Vegan MoFo was for favorite food, I knew exactly which tea would fit! I recently polished off my stash of Sweet Watermelon Oolong from TeaLeafs and eventho it’s not currently for sale on their website I thought it was still worth a mention and a review as it is absolutely YUMMY! (As of 11/7- this tea is back online) Like I stated above…I am now finished with my stash of this flavored Oolong. Is it wrong and weird of me to keep the bag for smelling purposes? Yes, Read More

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Fig Formosa Oolong from TeaLeafs #VeganMoFo2016

Here is today’s contributing post for Vegan MoFo.  Today’s prompt is “Close To Home”  This means we are to make a food from our own country, state, or hometown.  Because SororiTea Sisters is featuring vegan teas for Vegan MoFo I thought I would feature Fig Formosa Oolong from TeaLeafs for a few different reasons. TeaLeafs is a wonderful tea shop in Williamsville, NY, which is near Buffalo, NY, all of which are my old stomping grounds.  I was born and raised in and around Western New York and will visit whenever possible.  Years ago I stop in at TeaLeafs and have Read More

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Queen Mary Black Tea from TeaLeafs

Tea Type: Black Tea Where To Buy: TeaLeafs Product Description: Origin: India, Sri Lanka, Kenya – Ingredients: Luxury Black tea – Good flavor tempered with flowery character and malty notes. 50%+ Ethical Tea Partnership, 50%+ Fair Trade Tea. Tasters Review: It had been a while since I had a Queen Mary tea and the last time I was in the Buffalo area I stopped by my new favorite store front…TeaLeafs.  It was just a quick stop to get more of their beloved Fig Formosa Oolong that both hubby and I LOVE.   But I bought two other teas, too!  This was Read More

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Fig Formosa Oolong Tea from TeaLeafs

Tea Type: Oolong Tea Where To Buy: TeaLeafs Product Description: Origin: Taiwan Ingredients: Oolong tea, Cornflower, Poppy Flower, Natural flavor A full, whole leaf base with a rich taste of Smyrna figs. Tasters Review: I will remember this one until the day I die!  I LOVE it that much!  It’s truly amazing!  It had me at ‘hello’ and at first sip!  It’s smells Awesome!!!! I cannot express how much I LOVE this tea!   I know that’s redundant but it’s true!  It is a flavored oolong, a flavored Formosa.   It’s WONDERFUL!!! It’s sweet, plump, luscious FIG with natural sugary notes. It’s Read More