Vita da Té

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)

While it is true that mastering the art of tea preparation and learning Tea Ceremony (be it Japanese Chado or Chinese Gongfucha) takes years of knowledge and practice, when it comes to preparing…

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Matcha, Pistacho & Fig Biscotti

One of the things we love about Matcha is its versatility. You can drink it (from hot beverage to cocktails), bake with it (from cakes to cookies), make ice cream or create your…

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Practical ways to revive or reuse teas

We, tea lovers, tend to accumulate many different kinds of teas over time. Sometimes we forget about the teas we have in our pantry. Old (or poorly stored) teas normally have a flat taste and…

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Honeydew & Nectarine White Tea Cold Brew

It’s summertime in the Emirates, and we’re on a roll with our Cold Brew Iced Teas. Not only are they incredibly easy to make, but you can also pretty much use any fruits…

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Yuzu Honey Vinegar Granita

Every now and then, we host a tea tasting event with homemade savory bits, cheeses to sweet goodies. Similar to wine tasting or even smelling different scents of perfume, a palate cleanser is…

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Matcha Chia Pudding

One of the things that we love about this breakfast recipe is how easy, foolproof and quick it is to make. Not to mention it’s the superfood marriage of matcha and chia seeds.…

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Date & Ginger Black Cold Brew Tea

Living in the Emirates, we have an ample variety (about 400!) and supply of Dates, the regional fruit. Culturally, dates have long played a vital role in the Middle East cuisine and rituals,…

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