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Tea or coffee? The answer to the age old debate!
Feb 29, 2020
At Basilur, we believe that tea is one of the great uniters, and millions of people around the world start and end their days with a cuppa. However, coffee seems to be the hot drink of choice for a lot of people around the globe too. That’s not to say we don’t mind the odd mug of coffee every so often, but really, tea has been an institution for centuries for a reason. So, if you are thinking about making the switch from coffee to tea, here are 5 reasons that will justify your decision!
What makes tea the perfect gift!
Feb 16, 2020
Gift giving is a worldwide tradition, yet it challenges many of us. Finding the perfect gift is hard. Most of us want to find the perfect gift for the special people in our lives, but have no idea where to begin.
The rich history between China and Tea!
Jan 31, 2020
Having just celebrated Chinese New Year, we felt that this was a great time to discuss the rich history that China has with tea! In Chinese history there is reference to tea as far back as 5000 years.
How to brew loose leaf tea?
Jan 19, 2020
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
What makes Ceylon Tea so good for your health?
Jan 08, 2020
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?
Nuwara Eliya - The Little England of Sri Lanka!
Dec 24, 2019
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.