As we're still adjusting to the end of Daylight Savings Time, we needed a few more ways to keep our energy up.
Why the apparent change in the thinking about coffee? Earlier studies did not take into account that known unhealthy behaviors, such as smoking, poor diet and physical inactivity, tended to be more common among those people who were heavy coffee drinkers at that time.
Sugar and spice and everything nice are what little girls are supposedly made of, and they're also essential ingredients of a traditional afternoon tea. This English custom is a sweet and civilized way to entertain, and it breaks up the day in the nicest way.
Durga, the daughter of a tea worker and "plucker," lives in the Idulgashinna Tea Estate community on the island of Sri Lanka. Like most teenagers, Durga has dreams. She wants to be a software engineer, and she has the talent, drive and discipline to excel in her chosen career.
America's love affair with iced tea dates back to the 1904 World's Fair. Today, over 80 percent of tea consumed in the U.S. is served iced.
The best, the worst, and the downright craziest drinks for you to enjoy -- or avoid -- this summer.
I went to my first Japanese tea ceremony today. Actually, it was my first tea ceremony, period. Big whoop, you might think, except that six months ago I would have balked at such an opportunity. Before moving to Singapore last year, I was an avowed anti-tea-ite.
Delicate matcha cookies with the lightness of cherry blossoms.
This Earl Grey Pomelo Tart is perfect for savoring a moment of calm and relaxation
Several months ago a prominent restaurant architect returned from a trip to Japan bringing us a small gift of green tea. He said, "I have no idea if this is any good, but I loved the packaging. I just had to give it to you."
What started as a farm story quickly turned into a story about love and dedication amongst the Ceylon tea fields.
Drinking tea is one of the easiest and most natural ways to lose body fat. Current research reports that green tea catechins can increase fat burning and boost abdominal fat loss.
Although modern medicine continues to take leaps and strides in significant areas of disease and illness, there are many simple remedies we can implement into our lifestyle that may help ward off future diseases.
Many of you already know teas (specifically black and green teas) are high in antioxidants. But did you realize that tea can also be beneficial to your hair growth and used as a natural highlighter/colorant?
Climate change is a citizen's issue; each of us is required to lend a helping hand. That means taking ownership of our urban trees including watering them during the drier summers, forthcoming.
Making this recipe is a broader sensory experience than most others. Plums with brandy and cinnamon glisten as you sauté them on the stove top. Not long after your start baking the cake, the vibrant notes of saffron permeate the kitchen.