The Tea Maestro

  • Is There Plastic in My Cup of Tea?

    October 9, 2019 by

    A news report about plastic particles leaching from tea sachets and into teacups has been spreading online and through news publications across Canada, England, and the United States since the end of September when a research study from Montreal’s McGill University was published. The small scale study showed plastic teabags released as much as 60… Read more

  • Authentic Dundee Cake Recipe for Downton Abbey Fans

    September 18, 2019 by

    Interest in the tea rituals of Downton Abbey and the runaway success of the BBC Great British Bake-Off series has spurred a resurrection of Victorian recipes, including one of my favorites – Dundee Cake. Named for a city on the western coast of Scotland (where I spent one of the coldest nights of my life… Read more

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