A COUPLE OF TEA FACTS FOR YOU…

1. In 1484 teas popularity reaches a new height when Zen priest Murata Shuko introduced the Cha-no-yu or Hot Water For Tea ceremony, which celebrates the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of tea preparation and drinking. 

2. In 1560 the first European to encounter tea and write about it was Jasper de Cruz, a missionary on Portugals first commercial trade journey to China. Portugal, the most advanced navy at the time, was the first European country to gain the right of trade with China. 

Source : Boh Tea

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FORAGING NEAR THE COAST…

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Foraging –

forage/ˈfɒrɪdʒ/Learn to pronounceverbgerund or present participle:foraging

  1. (of a person or animal) search widely for food or provisions.”the birds forage for aquatic invertebrates, insects, and seeds”
    • obtain (food or provisions) by searching.”a girl foraging grass for oxen”
    • search (a place) so as to obtain food.”units that were foraging a particular area”

Foraging has become quite a popular word or late and no more than by the coast and countryside. In fact, you can go on numerous Foraging Courses where with this particular one Bushcraft and Celtic folklore specialist, Jonathon Huet, will take you on a guided walk to forage for wild food and impart his knowledge on different native trees in each season. The walk ends with a primitive fire-lighting demonstration and you will experience a Celtic Fire Ceremony around the glowing embers of the fire and learn the folklore of native trees.

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UMITEASETS STUNNING COLLECTION FOR TEA LOVERS…

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Umiteasets have a large selection of tea pots and loose tea to choose from so when this one popped through my door I couldn’t wait to give the tea and the pot a try.

Umiteasets say “It is said that long ago a man arid a woman, madly in love with, each other, saw their happiness destroyed by a lord who took the woman as a concubine. Driven half triad by this separation, the woman ran away to rejoin her lover only to find that the lord had had him killed.

When she found the body of her lover in the mountains, she wept so much that her tears formed a torrent and her petrified body was transformed into a tea tree. Even today, that is the explanation given for the year-long humidity and cloudiness of the area. Huangshan Maofeng: One of the top ten famous tea in China, is a…

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WORLD NUTELLA DAY TODAY 5th FEBRUARY 2021…

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Join in the fun with delicious tasting Nutella on World Nutella Day today 5th February 2021.

#WorldNutellaDay who doesn’t love a bit of Nutella

World Nutella® Daywas established on February 5th 2007 by Sara Rosso, an American blogger and a Nutella® lover as you. In her opinionNutella® deserved a worldwide celebration day, and all the Nutella® lovers agreed! 

They began celebratingNutella®by sharing pictures, ideas, inspirations and recipes on social media: that’s how the World Nutella® Day has become a global phenomenon.

But the story doesn’t end here: in 2015, Sara transferred World Nutella® Day to Ferrero (the makers of Nutella®) to help it live on and grow for years to come. From then on, every year we search for someone with Sara’s delicious love to inspire the fan celebration on World Nutella® Day.

10 ways…

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