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Chazhakaran - Photo Essay
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Chayakaran Mohanan Chettan – Photo Essay

The skill of Chayakaran Chettan’s (chai walla’s) in making delicious tea is something that intrigues me. They possess an ease and flow with which they operate. Their tea tools are by their side and they scoop and throw in different ingredients at a tempo.…

June 1, 2017
Warm Snowflake Tea : Festive Tea set
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Warm Snowflake Tea : Festive Tea set

Winter is here and we are in the magical season of Christmas. Warm Snowflake Tea. After months of experimenting with blends from around the world and chasing a perfect unique taste, I have finally decided on an excellent blend of black tea that couldn’t…

December 3, 2016
Uplifting win : Global Tea Hut
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Uplifting win : Global Tea Hut

Remember the November wedding in Chennai followed by a tea tasting? An evening well spent at a teahouse with some of my good friends. We tasted tea and took a lot of pictures as well. Earlier in July this year, the Global Tea Hut held…

November 23, 2016
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Top 7 – Tea quote picks

Hello from a tea trotter who is soaking in her teacup of thought. Many of us have a list of favourite quotes. Some inspire us, others motivate us. Words also have that wonderful ability to remind us of life changing events. The same goes…

February 8, 2016
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Deconstructed tea tasting

The Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival provided me with an opportunity to meet with Mr. John Taylor, Marketing Manager at Nepal Tea. I approached him wanting to hear about his life experience in Tea but here I met someone who did not want to talk…

November 23, 2015
Tea Ambassador's Tale
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Tea Ambassador’s Tale

Winter marked its arrival with the first showers that the Emirate was blessed with and I drove past it to the International Coffee and Tea Festival. It’s second, year in Dubai and my first to a Tea festival of any sort. As I made my…

November 19, 2015
sneaky trotter - tea cup & saucer
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Sneaky trotter – Teacup & saucer choices

The sneaky trotter – Teacup & saucer choices. P.S. To the Uncle who caught my attention, apologies for being a sneaky trotter. Do you like your tea from a tea cup or saucer?  This is my first time visiting this city and my sister…

November 1, 2015
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