Tea Journal

homemade hand sanitiser

How to make homemade hand sanitiser with Green Tea

To prevent the spread of infectious diseases like Coronavirus (COVID-19), washing your hands properly and frequently is one of the most effective practices recommended by WHO and NHS. However, due to Coronavirus outbreaks, there is a global shortage of hand sanitiser products up and down over the world. We are thrilled to share a recipe of homemade hand sanitiser with Japan Sencha Green Tea, created by Lubna Madan.

immune booster tea

Coronavirus: How to stockpile healthy food and drink for a 14-day quarantine

Aiming for a perfect fresh and balanced meal can be unrealistic during a pandemic as a rush to the supermarket, with long queues and bare shelves is inevitable. According to government announcements, we are advised to buy enough foods and groceries for 2 weeks. On this article, we will share some tips to stockpile enough healthy food and drink for a 14-day quarantine as coronavirus spreads.

SenSpa at Careys Manor

Spa Client Spotlight: SenSpa at Careys Manor

This month we are focusing on the award-winning SenSpa at Careys Manor in our spa client hotspot. We have worked with the team at SenSpa for many years and are delighted to have created wonderful bespoke signature teas, as well as featuring some of our most popular wellness blends to support their unique spa offering and exceptional client journey.

Aviator Hotel

Corporate Client Spotlight: Aviator Hotel

This month we are delighted to be celebrating our close tea partnership with the iconic Aviator Hotel in Surrey. The Aviator is a unique luxury, boutique hotel situated adjacent to Farnborough airfield and is the perfect place to stop and unwind for a delicious cup of tea. The newly refurbished Sky Bar is both secluded and luxurious, with beautiful soft furnishings and calm lighting, with a stunning airside view.

weaver's house spa

Spa Client Spotlight: Weavers’ House Spa

This month we are celebrating our partnership with the wonderful Weavers’ House Spa, where our 3 specifically designed spa bespoke teas are a core part of their wellness offering and exceptional attention to detail. Weavers’ House Spa is nestled into the medieval village of Lavenham and is a unique sanctuary that echo’s the sophistication of a city spa, with the laid-back vibes of the country.

Tea Chocolate Pairing Guide

Tea and Chocolate Pairing Guide

Once you enter into the tea art journey, you will have an opportunity to discover a wonderful world of flavours from sweet fruit to earthy wood that is inherent within different tea types. These flavours can be beautifully married with different types of food to either complement the flavours in food or to provide a delicious contrast. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we're thrilled to share a few ideas about tea and chocolate pairing. At Camellia's Tea House, we believe in [...]

Tea and Lunar New Year

Discover Tea Culture and Lunar New Year

Since moving to Singapore 6 months ago I have learnt that Lunar New Year (CNY) cannot be taken lightly. Having made a local friend I was told that the festivity is all about giving and sharing festive snacks and receiving money (especially for children) in little red envelopes. This is a time when friends and family reunite, exchange gifts and feast together.Tangerine trees are displayed everywhere especially in shopping malls, commercial offices, shops and homes. My friend told me [...]

Corporate Client Spotlight: Pennyhill Park

In our client hotspot this month we are delighted to announce our new tea partnership with the wonderful Pennyhill Park, part of the Exclusive Hotels Group. Pennyhill Park, located in Bagshot, Surrey, offers the award-winning Afternoon Tea with Sarah Frankland; a stunning, modern take on the traditional afternoon tea created by Sarah and her team of pastry chefs. Sarah’s afternoon tea has been recognised with multiple awards, most recently with Sarah being awarded Pastry Chef of the Year at the [...]

Valentine’s Tea Selection

Christmas has come and gone. The weather outside is still pretty chilly and Valentine's Day will approach soon. January is never too soon to start preparing for the most-romantic-occasion of the year. Let Camellia's Tea House give you extraordinary suggestions to celebrate the most romantic occasion of the year with Valentine's Tea Selection 2020!

Spa Client Spotlight: Monart Day Spa

This month we are celebrating our new partnership with the wonderful 5-star Monart Day Spa, which has recently opened in the heart of Royal Pavilion in Queen Mother Square, Poundbury, Dorset. Owners Michael and Liam Anthony Griffin are from a fourth-generation hospitality family; bringing their Monart Day Spa concept over to the UK from their award-winning luxury 5-star destination Spa in County Wexford, Ireland.

Christmas Tea Selection 2019

With winter on our doorsteps and Christmas around the corner, it's time to get ready for the holidays and year-end parties. However, as winter surrounds us we ditch conscious eating and consume larger quantities of comfort food and warm calorific drinks. To combat urges of overeating and lack of motivation to exercise, we highly recommend drinking herbal and light caffeinated teas infused with festive spice in Christmas Tea Selection 2019, which may help reduce cravings, support immunity and maintain wellness during the winter months. We are passionate about [...]

Corporate Client Spotlight: Stafford Hotel in St James’ London

For the festive month of December, we are shining the hospitality spotlight on our tea partnership with the wonderful Stafford Hotel in St James’ London. We have collaborated with this fabulous premium 5-star luxury hotel for several years and we are delighted this month to be featuring some very special teas as part of their festive tea services.

Wellness teas for the Spa in Winter

As the festive season sparkles to life in spas across the world, we can celebrate a year illuminated by super innovation to improve health and wellness. Nowadays, wellness is a culture and a mindset, which is all about what we eat and drink every day.  At Camellia's Tea House, we are always working hard on creating unique and innovative ideas with bespoke and wellness teas for the Spa industry. During the winter months, the daily body rhythms become out-of-sync because of the reduced sunlight. The combination of shorter days and [...]

6 reasons why drinking tea can help improve health

Did you know that tea is a quintessential beverage that quenches the collective thirst of millions of people every day? Since the first sipping in Ancient China, tea drinking has never gone out of fashion, due to tea having vast health-giving properties, which can help promote general well-being and improve a healthy balanced lifestyle. Here are 6 reasons why drinking tea is believed to increase your health and have a positive benefit.