Vita da Té

Ginseng Oolong & Cinnamon Bark Cold Brew

We’re excited about this Ginseng Oolong for several reasons. First, they’re quite difficult to find in the GCC region. Second, it has a unique root herbal sweet taste; and more importantly, there’s an…

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Coconut Tapioca Pearl with Butterfly Pea Tea (Ché Chuõi or Ginataang Bilo Bilo)

This particular easy, hearty and creamy dessert is total comfort food, popular in Southeast Asia, that we ate growing up as kids. It brings nostalgic summer memories, during typhoon season, as we stayed…

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Jasmine Dragon Pearls Green Tea & Lychee Cold Brew

One of our most aromatic and elegant teas is the Lux Jasmine Dragon Pearls. We’ve tried many hand-rolled Pearls and this was a well-balanced one that’s floral, gentle and sweet, without being overpowering.…

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Matcha Coconut Cooler

Often times we hear that Matcha requires tedious preparation and exotic Japanese teaware to make a good cup. While it is true that mastering the art of tea preparation and learning Tea Ceremony…

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Sencha Green Tea & Honeydew Cold Brew

For Japanese Green Tea Lovers, this is for you. While Sencha can be vegetal, seaweed-y brisk & grassy, we’ve decided to play around with this Cold Brew with ripe honeydew—and boy, it was…

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How To Make Cold Brew Teas & Useful Tips

Cold Brew Tea is another way of making Iced Tea. It requires refrigeration overnight, so there’s no need to use hot water. And you can add seasonal fruits and herbs in your mix.…

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Blueberry & Hibiscus Cold Brew Tea

One of the easiest cold brews we’ve made is Blueberry & Hibiscus Iced Tea. They’re caffeine-free, made of dried fruits (no sugar or flavoring added) and they’re super refreshing for the summer, family picnic or…

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Blue Paradise Butterfly Cold Brew Tea

We’re mesmerized by this color-changing, caffeine-free, Butterfly Pea Flower Tea, which has been used for centuries in Southeast Asia, particularly in Thailand & Vietnam. In Thailand, this blue-magenta drink is called nam dok anchan (น้ำดอกอัญชัน). These Butterfly…

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Romancing Pomegranate, Rosewater & Hibiscus Cooler

It's pomegranates season here (which typically run from October through February)--and we can't help but get a few kilos of these beautiful enormous big ruby reds, cherished around the world, for centuries, for…

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How to enjoy your Matcha (3 ways)

Like everything else in life, sometimes we believe that tea preparation, especially Matcha, is complicated with specific Japanese teaware, processes & variations involved. While it is true that mastering the art of tea…

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