That is changing now with the launch of Chai-Direct. So aromatic and delicious, it's hard to believe that each chocolaty cup is a zero-calorie treat! So it seems that no matter how many journals and calendars I receive as gifts, I can always put them to good use. In the case of items currently credited to an author who is a member of the Goodreads Author program, proceed extremely carefully and contact the author for clarification if there is any question regarding the status of an item as a book, particularly in the case of calendars, workbooks, or blank books with additional content. . Which is not surprising given that much is being made of nearly every move Obama and his family have made for the last several months.
So far, I have remembered to cover my prayer list every single day thanks to this cute new journal. I forget to look at my daily appointment book half the time. White Chocolate Kisses blends the heavenly taste of rich, decadent chocolate with robust black tea. In which case you might find it interesting to note that there's an actual Tea Appreciation Society. For the most part, New Moon Darjeeling isn't plagued by these latter two issues.
While their Dragonwell green and Silver Needles white were both good, I'd been going through a phase where I was drinking stronger varieties, such as a robust Yunnan black and a strong Sencha green. The time has come to say farewall to this calendar series. While the best of them are worthy of their exalted reputation, too many seem to heavy on the astringency and slight bitterness I've found to be relatively common to the breed. Celestial Seasonings will sponsor the planting of more than one million trees through a new partnership with the nonprofit organization Trees for the Future. They make such beautiful ones these days, don't they? If I recall correctly, the packaging which I discarded prematurely mentioned that the flavor profile had some notes of honey. One American company, Seven Cups in Tucson, Arizona is uniquely positioned to take advantage of the new Chinese export laws. If you'd like to sample Narien's wares, tell them Tea Guy sent you.
It has a nice light color and flavorwise it's a little heavier than many of the Darjeelings I've tasted, which tended to be light with a faintly floral note. From the Strange But True file, here's some about an ingredient in herbal tea that may help save trees that are being attacked by beetles. Is it mere coincidence that two books released 16 years apart bear the title Tea Leaves? Inspiration will hit one day, surely! The new chai tea website at Chai-Direct. And I can't bear to throw away the old versions of this calendar, or of the pretty Sandy Lynam Clough tea calendars, so I just hang on to them year after year. I have started journals before, but have never finished.
As I have learned more about tea, the errors have become more glaring. Mixed into the storytelling the Tea Master also shares his expertise on teas from all major countries of origin: India, China, Formosa, Ceylon, Japan and Kenya. See our for more info. Chai Direct features 11 brands including specialty microbrewers as well as the big players in the chai tea market. Here's another on the same story. Check out their Web site, blog, assorted tea-related merchandise and more, right. While the flavor was a little more robust than I'm accustomed to with a Darjeeling it was quite nice nonetheless.
Let me know if you do find a day book with a tea theme. These two new, limited edition teas will be available exclusively during the Valentine season, both in-store and on the Bigelow Tea. As for journals, I find myself buying them for the beautiful fabric or paper designs on the covers, and then never using them! Image: Celestial Seasonings Bigelow Tea Introduces Two Love-ly New Flavors from a press release It's a Valentine for tea-lovers: two delicious, naturally sweet new flavors from Bigelow Tea. The typical American version of chai, perhaps most commonly found at Starbucks® these days, is a highly-sweetened and low-spice version of chai known as a chai latte. Every flavor, type and preference is represented. The moral, I guess, if there is one, is that what you've been drinking now is likely to have an effect on what you're drinking next. It has a smooth mouth feel, with no hint of astringency or bitterness.
Inside, I was delighted to find that pages in March feature a teapot! You certainly received a lot of pretty date books. More on Obama and tea , and. Seven Cups, Arizona Tea Company, Positioned To Benefit from a press release The Chinese government in 2008 drastically changed the export laws related to tea in order to avert any more scandals related to contaminated food products. I know I could frame some of the pages, but custom framing is expensive. I got sidelined about halfway through last year, but so far this year I'm on track. And yes, guest writers are welcome — see our for more info. It is generally mixed with milk, giving it a rich and creamy spiced flavor.
Much is still being made of our new president's fondness for Honest Tea, most notably the Green Dragon and Black Forest Berry flavors. And at the end, there are little note papers you can tear out to use, again with teapots on some of them. So when Montreal-based David's Tea passed along a quartet of samples for me to weigh in on I pounced on the Assam Banaspaty like a coyote on a roadrunner. Which sounded odd to me and not all that appealing, but its true and it was actually quite a nice touch. I guess I just love beautiful design. This site has transitioned from a blog to an e-zine.
This point was brought home to me when I recently tasted two samples from Narien Teas, an online tea merchant who got rolling in the summer of 2008. Wow you are so organized! Image: Tea Appreciation Society The Tea Spot Organic New Moon Darjeeling is part of The Tea Spot's new Black Label Organics series, which also includes Green Twisted Spears hand twisted green tea from Sri Lanka , Blue Mountain Nilgiri black tea from India's Blue Mountains , and Monkey-Picked White white tea from China's Fujian region. If only the rest of the calendar lived up to that attraction. Things are going to get a lot more interesting. Chai Direct Launches Spiced Chai Tea Super-Store at Chai-Direct. Finding the perfect new calendars and journals for the year is a favorite part of my New Year's rituals.