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Tea brewing : special spice trove
Tea Fables

Tea brewing : special spice trove

Tea brewing : special spice trove. A teapot filled with water and brewing with a mix of spices. The brewing process has such a beauty to it. Each ingredient acting a certain way as the water reaches boiling point. Today is one of those…

October 26, 2015
'A' loves Tea: Arabic Tea & Dates.
Tea Fables

‘A’ loves Tea: Arabic Tea & Dates.

Miles away from home in Mangalore, India. Trees and distant peaks, cold water showers, and dish TV to name a few. Definitely a refreshing and much-needed change from U.A.E. Looking out the window to a moderately busy street and faded views of distant hills.…

October 20, 2015
"tea is always brewing here."
Tea Fables Tea Tastings

“tea is always brewing here.”

Al Qasmia Cafeteria Location: Istiqlal Square, Abu Shagara, Sharjah, U.A.E. Al Qasmia Cafeteria, a small teashop located alongside a busy junction of Abu Shagara, Sharjah. It has been in existence for thirty years and is still going strong. My husband recounts fond memories of…

October 10, 2015
Tea time ritual
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Tea time ritual

“The clock ticks 6. The first rays of a new day creep through the pale blue blinds. She looks down with a smile at her two boys asleep. To the kitchen, she walks saying a small prayer. Like a habit, she places a saucepan…

October 8, 2015
Tea Fables

Po Cha – Tibetan Butter Tea

“And although the flavors are based around the essential pillars of black tea and milk, how quickly they take a turn. From the minute the savory concoction hits your lips, it confuses. Slightly astringent yet warm and buttery, you’re initially warmed and then confused…

September 29, 2015
Good people : good tea
Tea Fables Tea Tastings

Good company : good Tea

Good company : good Tea. Taking a step back from routine and catching up with good friends is always a breath of fresh air. Last night I met up with friends Elma & Joystan from The Oven Affairs by Elma Dsouza. Lemongrass, Dubai, U.A.E…

September 26, 2015
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