Hibiscus Iced Tea

Ingredient Spotlight: Hibiscus

Hibiscus can be spotted by its vibrant pink/red hue. It's a favourite used in beverages, sauces, jams and syrups as it imparts a tart but fruity flavour. It looks good but does it taste good? I certainly think so and it's definitely an ingredient I find people are curious to try if they haven't before. Read on to find out why I love it.
March 12, 2022 — Jodie Millhouse
Brewing Guide for Tea

It's all about the water!

Water is super underrated in the process to make a perfect cuppa. It can affect the way that your tea can taste, smell and infuse and most of it comes down to the oxygen levels. The way a blend behaves when brewing is a carefully choreographed dance and if it's not right the results can be average at best.
March 12, 2022 — Jodie Millhouse
Iced Iced Baby! Brew Guide for Iced Tea

Iced Iced Baby! Brew Guide for Iced Tea

When someone tempts me with a delicious, refreshing, super cold iced tea on a warm day it's hard to resist!

Read on for a special brew guide with iced tea ideas and tips that will keep your thirst quenched when the temperature rises...
January 20, 2020 — Jodie Millhouse
Natural + Synthetic Additives: Tea taboo or fun flavouring?

Natural + Synthetic Additives: Tea taboo or fun flavouring?

"I love a super fruity tea!"

"Anything with vanilla and I'm sold"

"My favourite is the chocolate-toffee-caramel-vanilla-coconut one"

When I chat to people at markets or mention that I am a tea blender these comments sometimes come up. Am I offended when they tell me? No. Do I think tea is all about you? YES. If you love something - go for it!

What does concern me is that some of those people don't know what is making their tea taste that way. Yep - let's chat about flavourings - natural and synthetic. Teas can be filled with them and not everyone is aware of it. Read on for our take on additives and tea....
October 16, 2019 — Jodie Millhouse