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  • Al Hijaz Habq tea
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    Al Hijaz Habq tea

    An errand run took me to Abu Dhabi with my son Adrian who was happy to keep me company on the drive up and down. While driving by a sparsely populated quite residential area surrounded…

    September 16, 2017
  • How to make thai iced tea - cha yen
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    Thai Iced Tea – Cha Yen

    The famous Thai Iced Tea – Cha Yen (??????) has been on my Tea – Do list for the longest time. I was missing the single most important ingredient, that being the authentic Thai…

    November 11, 2015
  • Sujeonggwa (???)
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    Sujeonggwa : Korean dessert tea.

    Sujeonggwa (???), a refreshing traditional Korean dessert tea. A burgundy colored aromatic brew that unfolds with the patient infusion of Ginger (SaengGang(??) and Cinnamon (GyePi(??). On cooling down to room temperature dried figs are…

    October 8, 2015
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    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…

    September 29, 2015
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    Tea time – Tamil Nadu

    Owing to 3 years of college in Tamil Nadu, the place holds a special place in my heart. Today’s post is dedicated to the tea culture in Tamil Nadu, India. Tea time – Tamil…

    September 26, 2015
  • “Bilkul Cutting chai!”
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    “Bilkul Cutting chai!”

    “Bilkul Cutting chai!”- a tea culture A young man watches the clock finally tick to 5PM. He breathes a sigh of relief thinking to himself ‘another day done and dusted’. He walks out his…

    September 18, 2015
  • Turkish ?ay apple tea
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    Turkish Cay

    Turkey still remains a dream for me, but the one thing that friends, family or people (all over the internet) who have been there would all declare in unison that the Turkish ?AY! (Pronounced…

    August 19, 2015
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