Small But Mighty: The Clove

November 28, 2019

The tiny clove packs a strong, pungent taste and scent...and boasts health benefits that are equally as bold.  With an interesting history, cloves are a staple on the holiday food table in everything from meats to desserts.  

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Health Benefits of Ginger

November 22, 2019

Ginger is found in recipes for everything from breads and cookies, to teas and cocktails and even savory dishes likes curries and stews. And ginger is so more than just a spice with a tantalizing taste! In fact, ginger is now considered a super-food...

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Health Benefits of Cinnamon

November 14, 2019

Cinnamon has long been a flavor and scent that embodies festivity. While cinnamon adds a spicy component to many holiday foods and beverages, it is also the main ingredient in chai. You’re probably familiar with cinnamon’s flavor profile, but how...

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What Spices Are In Chai?

November 12, 2019

Combine the fragrant aroma of the warming spices with the astounding healing, energizing and comforting properties of this miraculous tea, and you will truly understand the reason for the loyalty to chai. The abundant, distinct spices used when...

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Chai Production - The Firepot Way

November 09, 2019

Today, when I walk into our St. Louis chai microbrewery, the distinct smell of Firepot chai in the kettle  floods me with 18 years of warm and vibrant memories. The process has not changed, though it has expanded quite a lot!

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Chai - A Tea Rich in History and Flavor

November 07, 2019

The history of Chai Tea is just as rich as the flavor profile of the exotic spices that tempt and tingle your taste buds. Dating back over 5,000 years, chai tea has a special and unique story.

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Genmaicha a Taste of Ancient Japan

October 09, 2019

The combination of umami-rich sencha (Japan's spring-harvested, steamed green tea) and nutty toasted rice was so adored that it has become a traditional style of tea known as genmaicha, "brown rice tea".

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Tea Ritual: Connect With Mother Ocean

September 01, 2019

"You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop!" - Rumi

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August 04, 2019

"Your will find your way. It is in the same place as your love. -seek" -Nayyirah Waheed

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July 17, 2019

Project Soar is a bold initiative empowering girls across Morocco to stay in school, know their value, care for their bodies and become strong, powerful women in their community.

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July 11, 2019

Across the Southeastern United States, iced tea is a refreshing respite from the summer sun. It is symbolic of the hospitality of the region offering you a chance to slow down and catch...

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July 08, 2019

It was my goal from the beginning to connect tea lovers with tea growers to improve the lives of both. And this mission, as well as my enlivening chai, has been the heart and soul of Firepot ever since.

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