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Roxanne Flick’s modern and minimalist tea range

Roxanne Flick’s modern and minimalist tea range

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The team at Informal Tea are well impressed by Roxanne Flick’s graduation project, her teaware design entitled ‘Purpur’. Roxanne used the humble flamingo bird as inspiration for her collection, who would’ve thought the flamingo would be such good inspiration for this unique collection. Roxanne says something that is inherently inanimate...

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Moroccan Tea Tour

Moroccan Tea Tour

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After visiting Morocco last February for an eight-day tour, we couldn’t help but notice and appreciate the tea customs, ceramics and culture of Moroccans. We decided to leave our beloved Informal Tea at home to fully immerse ourselves in the Moroccan tea culture. We got to see Moroccan craft first...

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Natural rustic ceramics by Era

Natural rustic ceramics by Era

Posted by Chris Johnson on

Era Ceramics is the sum of a decade of two people growing and learning together Based in Austin Texas, Lindsey and Dimitar from Era make everything by hand themselves. Each form is thrown on the wheel and every glaze recipe is specially hand mixed by them which results in a...

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How we taste what we see.

How we taste what we see.

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Can specialist wine taste testers tell the difference between red and white wine? Turns out they can't! 😲

We look into cognitive neuroscience researcher Frederic Brochet's experiments into sight and taste, what this means for tea — and does organic really taste any better than non-organic?

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The History of Tea

The History of Tea

Posted by Tim Donaldson on

A great video that explores Tea’s humble beginnings in China, the creation and exportation of Matcha to Japan before loose leaf tea was then exported further afield to Europe. Tea became a booming trade business which subsequently resulted in the destructive Opium war with Britain. Tea was then stealthy snuck out...

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