Steeping The Perfect Cup of Tea: 4 Lessons For Life

January 24, 2020

Put down your thermometer and allow us to guide you down the path to tea nirvana! Learn about a better way to steep tea from your intuition and your heart rather than by relying on metrics and tools!

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The Agony of the Leaf & Open Vessel Steeping

January 11, 2020

The agony of the leaf - the process by which a tea leaf softens and begins to express its flavor, color, strength—its essence—into the water is beautiful and mesmerizing to watch. 

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Freedom Of The Leaves

January 04, 2020

Those who are just getting started in the tea drinking experience often prefer using tea bags for ease. However, the world of loose leaf tea is also intriguing and surprisingly less complicated than you might think. With our techniques, you can feel...

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Cardamom: Queen of Hearts!

December 23, 2019

Known as one of the most expensive spices in the world, what's not to love about cardamom? It offers not only scientifically proven physical health benefits but also potent energetic ones - and a sweet and minty taste to boot! 

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Black Peppercorn: The King of Spices

December 21, 2019

Black Gold. The King of Spices. Black Peppercorn has a both a history...and a taste...that live up to it's name. Boasting a list of healthful benefits, and even the ability to keep bugs away and your laundry bright, it's no wonder that the black...

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What's the Difference Between Loose Leaf Chai and Chai Concentrate?

December 19, 2019

Are you choosing between Firepot Loose Leaf Chai blends and Chai Concentrates? See our guide below to differentiate between the two and to learn how each is prepared.

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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 - 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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The History of Tea in Japan

November 06, 2019

The history between Zen and tea is ancient and deep in Japan, so it makes sense that teas there are grown and processed to provide health and wellness to body, mind and spirit.

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