TeaTime November - December 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

As we begin decking the halls of our homes for the holidays, perhaps, like me, your thoughts turn to hosting and attending tea parties to celebrate this joyous time of year. We revel in the traditional flavors associated with the season, especially when they appear in teatime treats and infusions. In this issue, you’ll find menus and table settings to inspire your celebrations for Advent and for Christmas. Our Jane Austen Tea is ideal for fans of the renowned Georgian-era novelist to commemorate her birthday on December 16. If you enjoy learning about the history of tea wares, you’ll want to read the final installment of the Chitra Collection series. The article, which begins on page 45, is brimming with beautiful images of silver tea wares from a variety of origins.…

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dear teatime

Praise for Teatime Parties “My book came last week. I love it! The only bad thing is now I want the china pattern featured on the cover!” SUSAN HAYMON Via Facebook Susan, we are very fond of that china pattern, too, and are grateful that Replacements, Ltd. ( replacements.com , 800-REPLACE) provided it. The pattern is Royal Winton Old Cottage Chintz. For more information about Teatime Parties, turn to page 21. For Those with Lactose/ Dairy Sensitivities “I enjoy your magazine! Would it be possible to include some lactose-/ dairy-free recipes sometime? Some finger sandwiches/cookies or other sweet treats would be great in lactose-free recipes for those who have this allergy.” PATRICIA Via Website Finding Inspiration “Just bought my September/October issue. Just glanced through it, and there are some amazing ideas.” MARY CLARK Via Facebook TeaTime Enjoyment “I live in Sydney, Australia. I am…

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tea events calendar

November 12 Tea and Fashions 1:00 p.m. Sweet Remembrances Tea Room Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania Don your best hat and gloves, and head to Sweet Remembrances Tea Room for a lovely afternoon tea party followed by a presentation on clothing from the 18th to the 20th centuries. April Thomas of Fashions Revisited will showcase examples of antique clothing. Guests will also learn how fashion played a role in consumerism in early American history. Tickets for this event cost $45. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 717-697-5111. 18 Mamma Mia Evening 6:00 p.m. Erika’s Tea Room Clermont, Florida Be a “dancing queen” for a night at Erika’s Tea Room during a Mamma Mia Dinner evening. Guests will enjoy a five-course Greek-inspired menu featuring five different teas. Fans of the musical group ABBA will love singing along to their favorite songs…

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festive finds for the holidays

Serve with Holiday Cheer Bring festive design to your entertaining with this gorgeous 12-inch Spode Christmas Tree 2017 Annual Dessert Tray. ($21.99, portmeirion.com or 888-778-1471) A Season of Sweetness This Christmas, store favorite holiday treats in an adorable Christmas Village Bakery LED Light-Up Cookie Jar. ($39.95, pier1.com or 800-245-4595) A Tea Lover’s Delight With two scone mixes, two teas, and an assortment of other goodies, a Tea Lover’s Basket from Stonewall Kitchen makes a thoughtful gift. ($79.95, stonewallkitchen.com or 800-826-1752) Bedecked Boiler This elegant new copper-finish glass kettle from Hamilton Beach dresses up any countertop, and its removable conducting bottom allows you to serve hot water with ease. ($39.99, hamiltonbeach.com or 800-851-8900) Tea for All Tastes With Winter Chai, Spiced Ginger Plum, Raspberry Ganache, and much more, the Warming Joy 2017 Presentation Box will delight your senses. ($30, teaforte.com…

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holiday teas

Citrus Spice CHÁ FINE TEAS chafineteas.com | 509-888-7989 CUP & SAUCER: Mikasa Holiday Celebration “The light hints of hibiscus and orange mixed with the right amount of spice make this an ideal beverage for tea lovers with fruity preferences.” —Sarah Howard, editorial assistant Cranberry Chai TRAIL LODGE TEA traillodgetea.com | 314-680-3015 CUP & SAUCER: Haviland Schleiger 788 “Forward flavors of cardamom and cloves are nicely balanced with more subtle notes of cranberries and apples in this hearty black tea.” —Lorna Reeves, editor Gingerbread Black Tea SIMPSON & VAIL svtea.com | 800-282-8327 CUP & SAUCER: Tiffany Tiffany Garland “With strong notes of traditional ingredients, such as cinnamon, cloves, and ginger, this brew is like a freshly baked gingerbread cookie in a cup.” —Britt Stafford, associate editor Soul Warmer Herbal Tea PLUM DELUXE plumdeluxe.com | 503-482-8658 CUP & SAUCER: Gibson Designs Holiday Classics “The distinct essences of hazelnut and caramel, with subtle apple and…

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purple tea steeps a colorful cup

For more than a century, the emerald and yellow- green flush of growth on the tea bushes that blanket the hillsides have colored the highlands of Kenya’s Great Rift Valley. British growers were the first to plant these gardens with seedlings brought from India to quench the United Kingdom’s insatiable thirst for black tea. But now, as the summer sun heats the equatorial sky, an unusual purple hue colors some of the fields dotting the horizon. What do these colorful bushes have in common with autumn leaves, concord grapes, blueberries, and purple cabbage? All are painted with one of nature’s natural pigments, anthocyanins, which are water-soluble and collectively known as flavonoids. The Tea Research Foundation of Kenya (TRFK) began experimenting 25 years ago with a purple tea cultivar, named Camellia irrawadiensis, found…