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Christmas Tea with Friends – How to Create Your Own Christmas Blend

When planning a Christmas Tea Party what could be more amazing then creating your own tea blend to share with friends and family.  The festive season brings inspiration and important key flavours of cloves, oranges and cinnamon to a cup of warming spicy tea.  We have listed some of our teas which mix well with seasonal spices.  We recommend the following: English Breakfast: This is a blend of black teas from Sri Lanka and India and offers a robust body [...]

Summer Iced Tea – Green Mint & Ginger

Here, at Camellia's Tea House, we have created a series of delicious summer iced drinks, using our hand-blended teas, which we will be sharing with you over the course of the next few weeks. You will also be able to find all of the recipes later on our Tea Journal pages, including last week's Very Berry Iced Tea. This week we are featuring a superbly refreshing and cooling drink, cold brewed with a bit of a twist: Green Mint & Ginger Iced Tea  Put about [...]

Summer Iced Teas – Very Berry

We have some great news for you - summer has officially began! With the 20th of June marking the summer solstice and the longest day of the year, we can finally say goodbye to spring and welcome all of the wonderful things that this season has in store - plenty of sunshine, sunbathing, flipflops, holidays, picnics, ice creams, barbecues, lazying on the beach and of course, refreshing cold drinks when the temperatures start to spike. Here, at Camellia's Tea House, we have [...]

Mother’s Day Healthy Breakfast Start To The Day!

Treat your mother to breakfast in bed with this super healthy flourless, gluten-free, refined sugar free and dairy free muffins.  The ingredients contain everything you need to start off on the right foot.  The muffins are slightly dense and doughy than your ordinary flour-based muffins, but it feels nice to have something more substantial with a bite in the mornings. Camellia's Turkish Apple tea (made entirely of apples) accompanies this perfectly, especially if your mother is on a healthy mission [...]

Delicious Honey Chai Tea Cake Recipe

If you are a fan of Chai Tea then you will love this moist and flavourful cake made from ground almonds and Camellia's warming Chai Tea.  With autumn in the air this will perk up your dinner table and will be much appreciated by your guests. Honey Chai Tea Cake Ingredients: 125g butter, softened 75g caster sugar 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground allspice 2 eggs 180g ground almonds 80g semolina 1 teaspoon baking powder 60ml milk Tea syrup 220g caster sugar 250ml water 6 cardamom pods, bruised 1 cinnamon stick 2 teaspoons [...]

Camellia’s Christmas Tea and Pumpkin Chai Cookies

This is our favourite tea to get you into the festive spirit and available all year round.  Its a delcious blend of bright Ceylon-China black tea with subtle hints of smoke enriched artistically with crushed cinnamon, ginger, vanilla and orange pieces.  It is highly aromatic with a rich explosion yet perfectly balanced flavours of spice, delicately sweetened with exotic vanilla and harmoniously interlaced with citrus notes of orange. Camellia's Christmas Tea makes a perfect festive combination with warm mince pies [...]

Whiskey & Lapsang Souchong Fruit Cake With A Festive Vanilla Tea

This will be well worth the effort! The recipe makes a delicious moist, fruity cake with complimentary flavours of whisky intertwined with smoky Lapsang Souchong tea.  The gastronomical experience is further enhanced with smooth velvet and sweet notes of  Camellia's Vanilla tea. Ingredients 200ml hot, strong Camellia's Lapsang Souchong tea (2 tsp brewed for 5-10 minutes depending on the prefered strength. I brewed it for 10 minutes) 3 tbsp whisky 3 tbsp marmalade 700g mixed dried fruit *100g mixed peel 100g glace cherries 225g golden caster sugar 4 [...]