These 8 green tips on used tea leaves is from the site Green Living Tips which explains about how tea can affect the environment.
Uses for used tea leaves
- If you do use tea bags, instead of throwing them into your household trash bin – they can be composted or added to a worm farm.
- I’ve seen dried tea leaves suggested as an incense (although in my opinion, burning tea leaves smell pretty bad)
- Following on from the last tip – burning tea leaves is said to repel mosquitos (that I can believe)
- Dried tea leaves can absorb moisture in cupboards and odors in refrigerators
- Tea leaves sprinkled in kitty litter can help reduce smell
- Remove oil from pots and pans without impacting on their “seasoned” aspects
- Dried tea leaves can sop up oil spills in the kitchen.
- Soak old tea bags in melted…
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The book ‘Fate Takes Two Hands’s Memoirs of a Physiotherapist’ was written by my mother in law who wrote about her life before she became a physiotherapist during the Second World War.
Based on a true story this is a heartwarming tale of a wartime working life of a physiotherapist during the Second World War. Born in Manchester in 1916, the author went with her parents to a pantomime to see Peter Pan. From that day forward she set her sights on being on the stage with her name in lights.
However, her mother and father had other plans for her. She tried every trick in the book to avoid going down their career route, and shares her love, loss and friendships to pursue her dream of being an actress.
That was until she met Audrey, who changed her direction in life into the hospital theatre rather than the…
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I bet you didn’t know that sipping a cup of green tea could actually stop you going senile.
Scientists at Newcastle University have discovered that green tea can protect your brain.
It’s rich in polyphenols, which can protect against Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia.
I really wish I could grow to like the taste of green tea with all its added benefits, but it just doesn’t do if for me. How about you? …
Get some healthy green tea ice-cream from Haagen-Dazs – they say our green tea ice cream is made from a highly sought Japanese Matcha green tea, a ceremonial tea prized for its intense yet delicate essence. enjoy its soothing green tea flavor enhanced with the richness of pure, sweet cream. The nutritional information panel states that one half-cup serving contains 250 calories and 17 grams of fat. The ingredient list reads: cream, skim milk, sugar…
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Tea – Tea is very popular soft drink in all over the world including India especially in winter season. All types of teas are made up of plant Camellia sinensis. Each and every person likes tea after breakfast or in evening. There are popularly two types of tea
- Black tea
- Green tea
Advantages of tea – There are some benefits of tea which are discussed below
- Tea has antioxidants which is helpful in slow down aging due to regenerates and repair of the cells.
- Tea is helpful to prevent the creation of dangerous blood clots which is the main cause of heart attacks and stroke.
- As per researches, the persons who take daily tea so they have stronger bones compared with non-tea drinkers.
- The tea is helpful in lower the risk of high blood pressure.
- Tea is benefit in decreasing the cholesterol.
- As per research, consuming daily tea may lower…
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With Christmas now well and truly on countdown I thought it might be nice to write a post on tea pairings with some of the festive foods we eat.
When drinking Lapsang have it with chicken or smoked salmon sandwiches or walnut cake or Stilton cheese, to enhance the flavour of the tea and/or food.
Of course, Christmas isn’t Christmas without chocolate but with different strengths of chocolate, this does mean there is a choice of pairings. With dark chocolate, try Assam, Darjeeling, Earl Grey, Gyokuro, or Oolong. With milk or white chocolate try Darjeeling, Dragonwell, or Oolong,
When drinking Earl Grey have it with fine pate or ham and mustard sandwich’s or Crème Brulee or Leicester cheese, to enhance the flavour of the tea and/or food.
When drinking Ceylon tea try having it with cucumber or tomato sandwiches or tarte au citron or mature cheddar cheese.
A hand-graded, deep gold and deliciously nutty treat for any true caviar connoisseurs, it pairs perfectly with any Fortnum’s Champagne – but particularly with the honey, spice and dark fruit notes of our Blanc de Noirs Champagne.
Forget a nightcap liqueur coffee – the finest way to round off a full day of feasting is with a cup of our bold Christmas Coffee and a box – to share or snaffle solo – of their exceptional Christmas Chocolate Liqueurs.
Or copy this DIY cup cosy also found on Pinterest
There are lots of easy handmade gifts all around tea which could soon be knocked up for any tea lover. These were just a few I found on Pinterest. It has inspired me to quickly knit up some of the cup cosy for my friends.