Posts tagged tea
Chai Impérial Pears

This is one of the most elegant desserts to make. It may take an afternoon or a day to poach these pears properly, but the rest of it is absolutely simple. I wanted to feature the beauty of tea in a dessert, so pears gently poached and steeped in chai tea was the perfect recipe. Palais des Thés Chai Impérial is a delicate black tea blend paired with an aromatic melange of green cardamom, pink peppercorns, cinnamon, ginger and orange zest.

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Give the Gift of Tea

On my shopping list for those inclined to take tea instead of coffee is a beautiful box of tea by Palais des Thés. A gift box assortment of 8 single origin teas arrived on my doorstep the other day and within minutes my kettle whistled in jovial preparation! 

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Sweeter Than Honey

"L'shana tovah u'metukah," or as we now say simply, "l'shana tovah," the Hebrew wish for a sweet new year. Food shared during Rosh Hashanah is symbolic--- such as honey--- for a happy and prosperous new year. Typically honey is eaten with apples during this holiday. 

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The Sensual Summertime Drink: Tea ~ Palais des Thés

My obsession with tea began in childhood. Coffee was never appealing, too strong for my blood. A cup of tea soothed and comforted when I needed it, and it kept me company in a hot mug in between the palms of my hands.

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