SO VERY SMOOTH. BEHOLD THE NEW TEAVANATM/MC BLACK SESAME TEA LATTE AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY IN CANADA Starting today (March 5) Canadians can enjoy a delicious new addition to the Teavana Tea Latte line-up the new Black Sesame Tea Latte is available only at Starbucks stores across the country Building on Canadians’ love…
Lunar New Year and Spring Festival is one of the world’s most celebrated annual events. For those not living in Asia, it’s hard not to miss the two week long festivities of family reunions, abundance of delicious food and warm wishes for the New Year filled…
Are you team Peppermint Hot Chocolate? I can honestly say that I am not a fan. I’m not sure who coined Peppermint Mocha or Cocoa to be the holiday drink, but I am not sold! Let me introduce you to the best Earl Grey Hot Chocolate ever! It is decadent. It is aromatic! And Earl Grey tea infusion gives the old classic hot chocolate a lovely new twist!
It is SO cold outside right now and it’s expected to snow overnight – two whole centimeters! I know right?! Crazy! So imagine yourself on a winter’s night with your coziest socks and a cup of hot cocoa (made from scratch), warming you up!
This tea infused hot chocolate can be easily adapted to different tea flavours like lavender or rooibos. You are not limited to just Earl Grey. I particularly like using these Vanilla Earl Grey loose leaves tea. I love the sweet and floral perfume. This tea has a light almost citrusy flavour with a flowery smooth velvety creamy full body. It is absolutely delicious when enjoyed on its own or paired with dark chocolate!
This Earl Grey Hot Chocoalte is the perfect sweet dessert drink this winter!
Tired of Peppermint Hot Chocolate? So am I, this Earl Grey Hot Chocolate is the best! It is decadent and aromatic! Adding Earl Grey gives it a lovely twist to an old favorite!
- Heat milk and cream and tea bags in a pot on medium heat until small bubbles start form.
- Turn off heat and let dried Earl Grey tea steep for 10 minutes.
- Remove tea bags or strain with sifter. Turn heat back to low and stir in salt and dark chocolate.
- Stir until completely melted.
- Serve with whipped cream* or top with marshmallows.
- *whipped cream can be made with battery milk frother with sugar & vanilla. Store bought is cool too!
Increase or decrease number of tea bags depending on your desired intensity.
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Every spring a dusty array of Millennial Pink coats the city with cherry blossoms. While pictures of sakura probably is flooding your Instagram, the truth is the taste of cherry blossoms is even better than their smell. The flowers and leaves of the cherry tree…
A new blossom inspires the starry night sky, marking the arrival of a luscious harvest. This year, TWG Tea narrates the story of the constellation with the Lotus Jade Tea Mooncake Collection, a rich and enduring assortment of patisseries set to inspire and intrigue any…
National Iced Tea Day is June 10. To celebrate the start of a sunny weekend (and all your summer party needs), we made ourselves a batch of ice tea with teapigs’ Darjeeling Earl Grey tea and Lot 40 Canadian Rye. This spiked iced tea is super easy to make and is refreshingly tasty.
Darjeeling Earl Grey North Course is developed by Canadian Whisky Ambassador, Colin MacDougall. Inspired by Canada’s 150th birthday and the upcoming summer golf season, it’s a delicious yet unique take on the classic Arnold Palmer.
Iced teapigs Darjeeling Earl Grey North Course
For all your summer party needs
- 6 oz teapigs darjeeling ear grey (1 tea temple chilled)
- 1 oz simple syrup
- 1.5 oz lemon juice
- 1 oz Lot40 Canadian Rye (or any of your favorite rye)
- Step 1 Start by brewing a cup of teapigs darjeeling earl grey tea.
- Step 2 Steep for approximate 3 minutes.
- Step 3 Remove tea temple and chill tea before us.
- Step 4 In a tall Collins glass, add 6oz. (3/4 cup) of chilled tea.
- Step 5 Next, in a shaker, combine the rest of the ingredients, shake and pour over the chilled tea.
- Step 6 To serve, garnish with lemon wheel and a few dashes of biters.
- Step 7 How to make simple syrup: pour equal parts water and sugar in a saucepan. 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water will make 1.5 cups of simple syrup once dissolved. Stir the simple syrup and place the saucepan over medium heat. Heat ingredients until dissolved.
Notch 8 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver brings us another enchanting Brothers Grimm fairy tale afternoon tea. They are known to be creative to bring us a new experience for high tea. Our last visit was during Old World Carnival Afternoon Tea and it was visually entertaining. If…
Cha Le Tea Merchant Cafe is a new chic tea bar that recently opened in Yaletown, Vancouver (1207 Hamilton Street). It offers a proprietary line of premium, single-origin Chinese teas to Canada. While many people think of full service cafes, coffee shops comes to mind, tea…
Celebrate love with your Bae at TWG Tea Vancouver this weekend with an exquisite dinner. Whether you are in the mood for Valentine’s or a girls night out toasting Galentine’s, the limited time tea-infused Valentine’s Day Set Menu at $65 per person is created to enchant and delight the taste buds.
I spent a lovely evening catching up with my girl friend over Mon Amour Tea. This black tea is blended with yellow blossoms and sweet notes of quince, the sacred fruit of the goddess of love, Aphrodite!
We also enjoyed the Bain de Roses infused sparkling wine cocktail and Green Iced Tea with fragrant lime blossoms and verbena!
Next we moved on to one of my favorite berry mocktails – complete with coconut and pineapple and served with Love Me Tea!
No fancy meal is complete without some totally Instagammable photos!
Pan Seared Scallops: perfectly cooked scallops are complemented by a dashi broth infused with White Desire Tea. Garnished with steamed garden vegetables and White Desire Tea leaves, garlic Korean brown rice with edible flowers.
Bain de Roses Tea infused mousse and raspberry confit served with Vanilla Bourbon Tea infused ice cream and fresh berries. You can also choose from their trolley of daily tea infused pastisseries.
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TWG Tea, an iconic global brand debuts in Vancouver. It is their first Flagship Tea Salon & Boutique in North America. We are so excited that TWG Canada is situated within the downtown core of Vancouver’s upscale luxury retailers! Previously occupied by The Urban Tea Merchant,…
Blenz Coffee and SocialShopper have teamed up to support CKNW Orphans’ Fund anti-bullying campaign, Pink Shirt Day! Get a free medium coffee or organic tea with your choice of cookie when you donate $1 by going to socialshopper.com/blenz. All proceeds go to the CKNW Orphans’ Fund and benefit anti-bullying programs such as Boys & Girls Clubs, Kids Help Phone and Red Cross Respect ED Violence Prevention Program.
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