DAVIDsTEA Vanilla Swirl Review (Malt Shop Collection)

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DAVIDsTEA released four teas last week, three new teas and Lemon Pound Cake made a come back as tea of the month.  Starting with the non-green tea from the Malt Shop Collection, Vanilla Swirl.  This is a herbal tea that they describe as a creamy vanilla infusion that tastes just like a soft serve ice cream cone. DAVIDsTEA Vanilla Swirl Ingredients & Steeping Instructions Ingredients: Lemongrass, pineapple, white chocolate, globe amaranth, cornflower, stevia extract, natural flavouring Allergy allerts: Milk, soy, sulfites Steeping[Read more]

Stokes / Think Kitchen Buys For Tea Lovers

Stokes Think Kitchen Tea Buys

I will start by saying that this is not sponsored, nor did Stokes send me any of these items to feature.  I just want to share my love of their tea and coffee accessories. If you don’t have a local Stokes, they may be Think:Kitchen near you as they are basically the same store.  You can find all Stokes locations here and thinkkitchen locations here.  As with any store, selection may vary by location, but you can always shop online through[Read more]

Make Your Own White Chocolate Peppermint / Candy Cane Crush Tea

Make Your Own White Chocolate Peppermint Tea - Candy Cane Crush Tea

By now, many of us have used the last of our White Chocolate Peppermint and Candy Cane Crush tea but want more.  Since most stores are long sold out of their Christmas teas, I attempted making my own.  Since I have a few bags of Teavana’s left (ok I have some Candy Cane Crush left too, but rationing), I went with black tea rather than rooibos but they are easily interchangeable.  The great thing about making your own blend of[Read more]

Bulk Barn Moroccan Mint Tea Review

Bulk Barn Moroccan Mint Tea Review

The final of the three Bulk Barn teas I picked up to try is Moroccan Mint.  A mix of medium bodied green tea and Oregon peppermint for a refreshing and less grassy green tea.  It is the perfect mix between a “real tea” and a mint tea that many find a little too much. Bulk Barn Moroccan Mint Steeping Instructions and Ingredients Moroccan Mint Ingredients: Green tea, peppermint leaves (nothing added in this one, keep it simple) Steeping Instructions: 1 rounded[Read more]

Bulk Barn Oolong Orange Tea Review

Bulk Barn Oolong Orange Tea Review - Brewed Loose Tea with Oranges

As I mentioned last week, I am reviewing one of my new favourite Bulk Barn teas – Oolong Orange.  There are not many places you can pick up 100g of loose tea for around $4 and even less so for an Oolong tea.  So I was excited to try this one.  I picked up a sample sized bag of 25g under $1 using one of the weekly coupons for spending $10 and recommend you wait for a coupon to buy.[Read more]