Tea Advent Calendar Day 19 – Organic The Spice is Right

Cute name for today’s tea, it made me giggle a bit when I saw it. The Spice is Right is a green tea, and when I opened the tin, to smell it, it smelled strongly of cinnamon and cloves. Again. I’m not sure what it is with all this cinnamon tea, but once again IContinue reading “Tea Advent Calendar Day 19 – Organic The Spice is Right”

Tea Advent Calendar Day 18 – Organic Cream of Earl Grey

It’s no secret to most of my friends that of the so called regular types of tea, Earl Grey is my favourite. I was intrigued then, to see that today’s tea is Cream of Earl Grey. I’m pretty sure I haven’t tried it before, and it surprises me, because if I had seen it, I’m pretty sure I would have bought some based on the name alone.

Tea Advent Calendar Day 17 – Caramel Shortbread and Fantastic Bake Along Cherry Tarts!

I was late getting my pie filling for this week’s Bake Along, I only picked it up this morning and didn’t get making my tarts until late this afternoon. In fact, I just finished baking them about an hour ago! So instead of posting two separate, almost simultaneous posts, one for my Tea Advent Calendar and the other for the Fantastic Bake Along, I thought I would do one double duty post.

Tea Advent Calendar Day 16 – Sleigh Ride

We certainly have enough snow in Ottawa for a Sleigh Ride, an interesting name for a tea. This one is a fruit infusion and contains cinnamon, apples, raisins, almonds, hibiscus blossoms, pineapple, coconut and popped rice. (That last one gave me a start, I thought there were bits of popcorn in the tea when I opened the tin and dumped the mixture into the infuser.)

Tea Advent Calendar Day 15 – Raspberry Cream Pie

Raspberry Cream Pie is a Rooibos Tea, and is a new flavour for me. David’s Tea describes Raspberry Cream Pie as a “creamy blend of rooibos, raspberries and white chocolate”. Sounds good doesn’t it? I certainly thought so, and I was excited to give it a try.