tea & empire

Tea & Empire: Tom Devine & Angela McCarthy

I was lucky enough to attend the Tea & Empire talk at the Edinburgh Book Festival on Monday with Scotland’s premier historian, Professor Sir Tom Devine, and the renowned emigration scholar, Professor Angela McCarthy. It was a packed house as they explored the hidden histories of Scots in Asia including

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A Little Help From eteaket… Surviving the Edinburgh International Festival!

If you are a local to Scotland’s capital city, you are well aware that for one month of the year Edinburgh becomes packed to the rafters with colour, noise, excitement & … unicycles…. Of course, I am talking about the Edinburgh International Festival. Running from 4th – 28th August, 2017

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eteaket tea and food pairing

A guide to tea and food pairing with eteaket

Tea and food pairing is here to stay: we’re seeing a growing demand from restaurants wanting to elevate their tea offering by pairing quality tea with their food. The market for tea and food pairings is blossoming largely because the four hour boozy lunches of the ‘90s are to all

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Meet The Maker: Federica Designs

Our March Meet The Maker event brought us the very talented Federica Designs to our Tea Store. Edinburgh based Federica Vinella specialises in pyrography, linocut and illustration and has managed to reconfigure the concept of upcycling through her very distinguished artistic signature. Working on second hand materials such as reclaimed timbers,

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Meet The Maker: Laura Thomas Linens @ eteaket Store

Meet the maker of our beautiful Blooming Marvellous Tea scented Candles, Laura Thomas Linens (https://www.laurathomaslinens.com/) as she hosts a workshop at the 111 Rose Street eteaket Store. Laura hand pours her own collection of scented candles. Made with soy wax, essential oils and high grade fragrance oils, she produces natural

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Tea Flight Event @ the eteaket Tea Store

Want to be whisked round the world but too busy getting ready for Christmas? Is the drudgery of work, shop, sleep, repeat getting you down. Do you need a break from Christmas shopping and want the chance to experience something different? Then strap yourself in and join the eteaket leaf

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2 Pack Green

Health-Tea: Go Green!

Green Tea has a brilliant reputation for being packed full of healthy goodness as well as being enjoyable!   Compared to Black and Oolong teas, freshly plucked tea leaves are allowed to wither followed by a quick steam or pan-fry to prevent any chance of further oxidation. This process preserves many

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From Granny’s kitchen to the lab…

From Granny’s kitchen to the lab…eteaket leading the way in tea brewing technology. People have been brewing tea for hundreds of years – ever since the first leaf apparently fell into a Chinese Emperor’s cup in 2737 BC. However, the way we brew tea can be very different and can

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The 25th of January sees Scots from all over the world get together to celebrate the Birthday of the infamous poet and lyricist Robert Burns.  Born 257 years ago this year, a traditional supper of haggis, neeps and tatties followed by a few drams and verses as plenty of toasts

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Cuppas for Causes campaign with Aberlour and B1G1

As part of eteaket’s Cuppas for Causes campaign, eteaket are joining forces with Aberlour Children’s Trust and Buy1Give1 to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged children in Edinburgh and Assam. Aberlour work placement programme Over the next 12 months, eteaket will run a work placement programme

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