This has been a week dedicated to tea , I guess. Steam has been something that facinates me in pictures.. How shapeless , yet beautiful, artful and loveable. I had challenged myself to learn how to capture steam from piping hot chai ( fondly referred to as tea ) in India. When I mentioned this to H, he said what so big deal in doing it. Set it up and I shall capture it with my Iphone. He clicked and clicked and then shy – ed away from the scene ,realising it comes with some tricks and technicality.
Staring at all the lovely steamy images either from a cup of tea or a bowl of soup or some piping hot potato curry , I couldnt resist just admiring them , but to have direct hands on. Finally I did and glad I made an attempt learning to capture the beauty.
I had a parcel hammering my door and it was from the team of teapigs . Tell me all about it.. Yet another tea tasting session for teapigs. It was totally worth it.
The Cockarel mug is available to buy online. They are made with fine porcelain and I am glad it will add to my everday tea mug rack. The everday brew from tea pigs makes a gutsy tea full of flavour. Its described as malty, zesty and rich in strength. Its available to buy on their website – teapigs.co.uk ,Waitrose , Harvey Nicols,Selfridges and other key retailers across UK.
teapigs Everyday Brew is a robust,refreshing and strong flavoured tea
to give a balanced, malty, zesty alliance and a perfect cuppa.
Real Tea gives you the best morning Cuppa.teapigs ‘everyday brew’ more tea and better tea!
tea brand that has been spreading the real tea message over the last 8
years in UK .Top three quality black teas – Assam,Ceylon and a lovely
Rwandan goes into these flavour filled ‘ regular’ tea that is replacing
the dusty bag tea found in cupboards across UK.
The tea temples ( bag as they refer ) used to contain the whole tea leaves is like a Silk gauze – some very good quality.
I totally sync up to what they say with respect to flavours in the cuppa . This cup of chai is perfect for any mood and lifts the hues and makes you feel special. The reason is very simple – the tea bags do not contain dusty regular tea , instead whole leaf tea in them .
Happy Feet here !! as i capture steam while brewing my cuppa tea.
Thoroughly enjoyed my Cuppa with the everyday brew this evening. The whole process of tasting them was enjoyable , not knowing what to expect. The flavors were much more robust, earthy and refreshing when compared to the everyday day Tea found in cupboards across the shelves.
How to make the perfect Cup of Tea ??
- Only use quality real tea -a nice cuppa comes from brewing nice tea leaves.
- Only use freshly drawn water – Water straight from the tap. Leaving water in the kettle and boiling it over and over again will make the tea taste ‘FLAT’. Heat the water to the correct temperature.
- Use just the right amount of water. One tea pigs tea temple have just enough tea to work with 300 ml of water.
- Brew for atleast 3 Minutes. Allow the brew to cool – Not only will the piping hot water burn your mouth, but it will also stop tasting the yummy tea flavours you have just been brewing. Put the milk and sugar , stir and remove the tea temples before enjoying the Cuppa.
A tea lovers confession- the tea is definitely too good !
All the opinions expressed here are of my own and are under no influence. With Many Thanks to teapigs and taste- PR for sending across the tea tasting kit. It was totally enjoyable..