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6 Unique Christmas Tea Gifts for Tea Lovers

What can be a special gift for a tea lover in your life this Christmas? Yes, it’s the finest collection of teas or the best of tea accessory. Make the drinking experience feel like an art form and not just a daily activity.

Here are a few creative tea gift ideas for you:

Royal English Tea Tower: This elegant gift box has an assortment of world’s finest teas- a delight to the most diligent of tea drinkers. It is combined with porcelain accoutrements and tea-themed treats.

Royal English Tea Tower

Assorted Handcrafted Teas: If your friend likes to try out different flavors, this is the finest gift of all times. It has a a unique combination of different flavours like Chinese tea, Darjeeling, fruit tea and more, all into one box.

Assorted Handcrafted Teas

Tea for Two: It is another cute set of kettle and two cups for an enjoyable and memorable drinking experience. Not just a cat-faced kettle, get even rabbit-faced or long-nose Pinocchio faced kettles.

Tea-for-two teacup and mugs

Brew Control Glass Teapot: It is a perfect gift for a tea enthusiast. It comes from an idea of a classical strainer and modernised to make a great tea accessory. One can use for both tea bags and tea leaves.

Brew Control Glass Teapot -you can see what the strength is

Cute Tea Spoons: No tea is complete without a teaspoon. Gift funky and colorful tea spoons so that the tea-lover friend always remember you while drinking his favourite beverage.

Cute Tea Spoons now who would not want these?

Colour Changing Kettle: This intelligent set of kettle keeps its user informed about the entire course of water boiling by changing the color to luminous red. Like, green tea requires less hot water (from 150 to 160 degree fahrenheit) to retain its qualities whereas white and black tea needs boiling water to unleash its qualities.

Breville-Colour-Change-Kettle- glows in the dark!!

These are a few fun-filled and cool gift ideas for all those Brits like us who have deep love affair with tea since ages. Pick any of these uniquely designed tea accessories with finest tea leaves to make your Christmas gift delightful.

 

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Interesting facts about tea

It is known that tea has huge health benefits and is one of the oldest drinks in the world. The chinese discovered tea and the British popularised it. There are many interesting facts about tea. Most of the people of the world drink tea in the morning to wake up.

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  • Most consumed drink – If you leave out water, then tea is the most consumed drink of the world. It leaves popular drinks like coffee and alcoholic beverages far behind.
  • All varieties come from the same plant – All the varieties of tea originate from the same plant with scientific name Camellia Sinensis. Chinese specialize in production of green tea while the Sri Lankans are specialist of black tea production.
  • Taste of different varieties are due to processing – The different kinds of tea taste different due to their processing style. Black tea is the most oxidised and the green tea the least oxidised. White tea is the fermented version of tea.
  • Herbal tea is not tea – The herbal tea which you get in the market is not tea. It is called tisane and only has flavour like tea.
  • Tasters of tea are specialists – The tea tasters are specialists just like the wine tasters.The tasters look for specific flavours. Only people with sensitivity to flavour can have this amazing job.
  • Lesser the processing better it is for health – Least processed tea is the one which retains the benefits. The purest tea does not taste that good but is a tonic to the whole body.
  • Black tea is more popular than green tea – In spite of the health benefits of green tea black tea is more popular. It started as a preservation process which changed the flavour of green tea. The british colonisation is one of the reasons for tea becoming such a popular drink.