Lee Rosy's Tea - Shop Online
 
Lee Rosy's Tea - Shop Online
Darjeeling
There is an unspoken code among Darjeeling drinkers in our shop. Itís that little nod of recognition between savants. Not quite as exacting as a Masonic handshake, but somewhat more involved than, say, the affection between Volkswagen drivers.
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White Monkey
White Monkey is a world-renowned green tea and a speciality of Fujian province in eastern China ñ specifically the Taimu mountains that overlook the East China Sea.
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Ginger & Lemon
Ginger & Lemon. Lemon & Ginger. Fred & Ginger. Fred & Barnie. Bert & Ernie. Laurel & Hardy. Hall & Oates.
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Ceylon Dimbula
I went to see the fortune teller Rosie Petulengro to ask her to read my tea leaves. Her brow furrowed as she stared into the cup and said, ìI see..."
"Yes?î
ìI see... a swarm of bees."
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English Breakfast
Youíve come all the way to Spain and you just want chicken and chips.
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Keemun
ìNormal tea! I just want Normal Tea! Give me Normal Tea or Iím stealing the tip jar!î This plaintive cry of so many a luckless traveller...
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Earl Grey Blue Flower
If youíre reading this, itís fair to assume you already like Earl Grey. Perhaps you drink it a lot; perhaps itís your favourite type of tea.
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Jasmine Dragon Pearl
FAQs about Jasmine Dragon Pearl
Q. So this tea is pretty special, then?
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Peppermint
As we all know, mint is the flavour of choice for toothpaste and for chewing gum. It is a very civilising herb ñ quite impressive, when you think about it.
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Almond Cream Tea
So tell me then, Lee Rosy, why should I drink almond tea?
The deadly poison cyanide is present in bitter almonds, in small amounts ñ indeed large doses can be lethal.
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Rooibos
All the worldís rooibos ñ a member of the pea family ñ grows in one little region of South Africa, not far from Cape Town. It is a very fussy plant, just like tea.
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Caramel Tea
Now, there are some people who disapprove of this sort of thing. Tea, according to the purest tea connoisseurs, is the drink of emperors;
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Chocolate Truffle Tea
Chocolate and tea, tea and chocolate: two of the most potent forces in the universe. China and Japan may have given the world the ancient Tea Ceremony, but Britain has contributed its own ritual, the Dunked Biscuit.
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Robot Strainer
It is a well known fact that plenty of people like to brew their tea in miniature robots.
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Earl Grey
I believe you wanted to say something about Earl Grey, Lee Rosy?
Ah, there you are. Yes, Iím thinking of that timeless aroma of summer fruit.
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Lapsang Souchong
The story behind the unique flavour of Lapsang Souchong is that an army once commandeered a tea factory for barracks in 17th century China
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Spicy Chai
Chai, or masala chai to use its proper name (meaning ëspiced teaí in Hindi) may be a fairly recent arrival in Britain, but it follows an old formula in India
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Mao Feng
Mao Feng is a fine quality green tea, harvested in late springtime. It is sometimes called Criss-Cross Tea due to its wild, unruly leaf shape (and certainly not because of any celebrity endorsements).
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Rice Tea (Genmaicha)
Tea with popcorn? Surely no mortal mind could have deliberately conceived such an unlikely wonder.
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Rooibos Gingerbread Orange
This one is a surprise bestseller and one of the most popular in our range. We often recommend it when a customer asks for something ëcompletely differentí. The contents resemble something like an autumnal forest floor.
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Gunpowder Green
Gunpowder tea is a classic Chinese green tea, first produced over a thousand years ago.
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Two-armed steel strainer
This is our preferred method of brewing tea. A smart and durable steel strainer that sits easily on top of a mug or teapot. It is easy to clean and allows plenty of space for the water to percolate.
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Pu Er
Punning Bee, Punning Bee, tell me about your favourite tea.
ìWell, Lee Rosy, Iíve been drinking a lot of Puer recently.
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Green Tea & Ginger
Those of us who were weaned on Jamaican ginger beer will not need reminding of the appeal of the ëhorned rootí
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Jasmine & Flowers
Has a tea more relaxing than Jasmine ever been invented? That blissful aroma of mild leaves and sweet tropical flowers? Probably not.
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China Rose Tea
Roses are an emblem of England. Weíre constantly growing them, pruning them, giving them as expressions of love or guilt. But we donít tend to eat them.
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Chamomile
Chamomile is a member of the daisy family, and many people swear by it as an aid for relaxation and sleep, especially in the evening.
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Yunnan
Imagine, for a moment, a parallel universe where ìnormal teaî, as known by the brewing masses, is black tea from China rather than the Indian subcontinent.
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Assam
Assam is a strong, full-bodied and malty brew. One term used for this kind of tea is ëproductiveí ñ ëproductiveí meaning enough caffeine to animate a stuffed pet.
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Green MatÈ
As universal as is the appeal of tea, there is always local competition to contend with ñ and I donít mean the evil bean. You could say there are different turfs in the tea world
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Cinnamon Tea
Cinnamon has never failed to be a creative inspiration down the ages. References to cinnamon are found everywhere to this day in popular music
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Nettle Leaf
If youíre reading this, I already respect you. Nettle infusion, with its bracing, vegetable flavour, similar to spinach, is not to be drunk half-heartedly. But if you can learn to love it, you may reap the benefits of one of Englandís oldest folk remedies.
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