The story of tea can be told by those drinking it.
Every culture has their ways and reasons for making tea, from curing a cold to healing heartbreak. Lets explore what a cup can do…
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The Middle East & North Africa have some of the oldest trade routes in the world, ferrying spices from all corners of the world. As the crossroads of history & civilizations, the region has cultivated a rich tea culture. Here are a few of the most popular teas of the region: 1. Moroccan/ Maghrebi MintContinue reading “6 Teas of the Middle East & North Africa”
In the Caribbean & Central America, we are predominantly coffee people. However, there’s still a strong tea culture that resonates through our shared history. Tea here generally referrs to any cup of hot water with flavouring. The traditional Camellia sinensis & variations of herbal tisanes both have a place in our homes. Teas aren’t theContinue reading “Tea Culture in the Caribbean & Central America”
Hibiscus Tea | Sour Tea | Saril | Abe | Sorrel | Agua de Jamaica This little plant connects more cultures than many are aware of. Across the Caribbean basin, from Mexico to Trinidad & Tobago then all the way to Australia. Origins Hibiscus sabdariffa goes by many names around the world; Sorrel in theContinue reading “Agua de Jamaica | Caribbean Compass”
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