TeaTime July - August 2017

TeaTime is America's #1 magazine for tea enthusiasts- and now you can enjoy every single page on your tablet! The magazine shares inspirational tea-party menues, recipes, and table-setting ideas, tea focused destinations and events, tea traditions and much more. Every issue of TeaTime magazine includes tea pairings and expert advice, ideas for creating beautiful tablescapes, and fascinating articles on tea experiences across the world!

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come for tea

I’ve come to realize that you have to be a tea lover to understand why drinking it hot during summer is so enjoyable. While iced tea is certainly nice, I find a cup of hot tea to be soothing, relaxing, and refreshing regardless of the season or the weather. Contributing Editor Bruce Richardson’s article about some of the best places for tea in Waikiki, Hawaii, (page 48) inspired Janet Lambert, our resident recipe developer and food stylist, to create the menu for “An Aloha Teatime” (page 39), as well as a mango and lime–flavored gluten-free scone (page 47). The other tea fare in this issue were influenced by the beautiful butterflies in our gardens (page 21) and by crisp, cool seersucker fabric, which serves as a lovely accent for our “Simply…

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dear teatime

Hunting for Lavender I’m inspired with the Strawberry, Lavender, and White Chocolate Scones recipe [January/February 2017]. Where can I find lavender? TERILYN Via teatimemagazine.com Although the recipe for our Strawberry, Lavender, and White Chocolate Scones calls for only ½ teaspoon dried lavender, it is important to use culinary lavender. You can often find this in the dried herbs section of many specialty grocery stores or can purchase it from companies that specialize in herbs and spices. Even tea companies like Capital Teas (888-484-8327, capitalteas.com) and Simpson & Vail (800-282-8327, svtea.com) sell lavender that would be suitable for baking. New to TeaTime I want you to know that my first issue arrived, and I just love it. Thank you so much! Even my husband (who mostly reads fly fishing magazines) was impressed. PENNY SUSAN Via Facebook Tea-Infused Recipes Do you…

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tea events calendar

July 12 Sherlock Holmes Tea 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Shakespeare’s Corner Shoppe San Diego, California Aspiring sleuths and fans of Sherlock Holmes will enjoy an afternoon dedicated to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s acclaimed character. Along with readings from the books and Sherlock Holmes trivia, guests will enjoy a Victorian tea menu and are welcome to come dressed in costumes. Cost for the event is $39.95 per person, and includes a Sherlock Holmes mug. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 619-683-2748 or visiting sandiegoafternoontea.com. 18 Afternoon Tea with Queen Victoria, Part 3 2:30 p.m. Lady Bedford’s Tea Parlour Pinehurst, North Carolina The third installment in a series focused on the life of the beloved monarch, Afternoon Tea with Queen Victoria continues with a discussion on her life following the death of Prince Albert. Guests will enjoy afternoon tea while…

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fairest finds

Style with Purpose This hand-painted ceramic Turkish trivet supports a mission as beautiful as its design. Proceeds from each sale go to help the artisan Anadoule women provide for their families and maintain their Turkish heritage. ($19.99; worldcrafts.org or 800-968-7301) Treats for the Table These delectable, oversize HB+M truffles are made from fair-trade chocolate and have a pastry center, such as brownie, doughnut, or coconut macaroon. Completely handcrafted, they are perfect for afternoon tea or to give as party favors. ($34 for 10 pieces; etsy.com/shop/hbmchocolate) A Personal Touch Designate a place for each teatime guest with delicate lace-embossed cardholders handcrafted in Bangladesh. The set of 12 includes more than 70 blank cards. ($24.99; tenthousandvillages.com or 877-883-8341) Sip the Sweetness Kenya-based Ajiri Tea Company works with local women to create loose-leaf and bagged tea and tisanes. Profits go…

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Iron Goddess of Mercy SILVER NEEDLE TEA CO. silverneedleteaco.com • 914-359-4832 TEACUP: Jacqueline Cambata Designs Elephant Shantith “Reminiscent of hyacinth, the floral presence in the smell and taste of this oolong makes it quite soothing.” —Janice Ritter, dealer program manager High Mountain Black Oolong EVERLASTING TEAS everlastingteas.com TEACUP: Richard Ginori Palmette “Large twisted leaves unfurl to yield lovely notes of cocoa and hints of peach and honey.” —Lorna Reeves, editor Wuyi Rock Oolong Narcissus (Shui Xian) Rock Oolong MEIMEI FINE TEAS meimeitea.com • 571-338-8789 TEACUP: Wedgwood Orchid “This tea has a nice mix of flavors, starting with a slight nutty taste and finishing with the essence of peach.” —Sarah Howard, editorial assistant Empress’ Garden CHAI DIARIES mychaidiaries.com • 917-460-6828 TEACUP: Mottahedeh Blue Shòu “Containing rose buds and bits of lemongrass, this blend’s aroma amplifies its citrus and floral flavors.” —Britt Stafford, associate editor Milk Oolong NEWBY newbyteas.com/usa • 517-999-0590 TEACUP: Richard Ginori Bebba “The…

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tea for coffee drinkers

I had the pleasure of setting up a backstage tea bar at a recent performance of one of my favorite a cappella groups Manhattan Transfer. As a college music student, I wore the grooves off the vinyl listening to their recordings that featured tight harmonies with jazzed-up rhythms. One of the quartet’s classic hits from 1975 was “Java Jive,” which included this famous chorus: I love coffee, I love tea I love the java jive and it loves meCoffee and tea and the java and meA cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup (boy!) What I found from talking with these veteran singers was that as they matured, their preferred beverage became tea rather than coffee. Before, during, and after a performance, they now look to tea to soothe their vocal chords,…