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How to brew loose leaf tea?

How to brew loose leaf tea?

It’s a question that everyone finds themselves facing at some point as they stand there by the kettle, bag of tea in one hand, infuser in the other. If you’re making a whole tea pot for several people, that adds an extra potential layer of confusion, too. Therefore, this blog will be dedicated to helping you clarify this issue

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What makes Ceylon Tea so good for your health?

What makes Ceylon Tea so good for your health?

Tea in general, is known to be extremely good for your health. But, did you know that there are certain properties of Ceylon tea that can increase the effect of these health benefits? Before understanding what these benefits are, we felt that it is best to clear a very common misconception. Ceylon tea is not a type of tea but rather Ceylon tea is a tea-growing region, and is where the tea plant, camellia sinensis, is grown. There are three main types of Ceylon teas: green, black, and white. Remember, each of these types of teas has their own variations...

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Nuwara Eliya - The Little England of Sri Lanka!

Nuwara Eliya - The Little England of Sri Lanka!

Nuwara Eliya, nicknamed the “Little England” of Sri Lanka for its chilly climate and colonial style bungalows, is situated at an elevation of 1,868 m in the misty hills of central Sri Lanka.

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The perfect cup of Basilur Tea to keep you warm this Christmas

The perfect cup of Basilur Tea to keep you warm this Christmas

Winter and Christmas is getting closer and the holiday feeling is in the air. All the houses and shops are prepared and decorated to welcome this lovely time of the year. At Basilur we have begun our preparations for the season of giving as well! Drinking tea is a great way to treat yourself so why not turn it into a festive ceremony this festive season? At Basilur, we have a variety of the finest Ceylon teas that have a flavour which might remind you of the winter holidays and Christmas. Here are our top picks for the perfect cup...

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