August 20th, 2008
I wouldn’t call myself a tea snob, but sometimes you need a morning or afternoon pick-me-up that isn’t a calorie packed latte that’s going to leave you bouncing off the walls late at night. A cup of high quality tea will most definitely do the trick, especially if you’ve come down with a cold like I have this past week. I usually reach for a designer tea blend of an estate Darjeeling, jasmine pearls or an African Rooibos blend for a real treat at my local tea house.
The store brand tea bags just don’t cut it, especially because their flimsy pouches are usually low on flavor and selection. I recently met Annelies Zijderveld, marketing manager of