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Brewing the perfect cup of Green Tea!

Brewing the perfect cup of Green Tea!

Brewing tea is both an art and a science. Scientists have been researching the right water temperatures for extracting different compounds for years, while tea masters spent centuries mastering the art of tea brewing. Making a perfect cup of green tea is anything but easy. The flavor of green tea depends on many compounds – from catechins and tannins to amino acids and volatiles, that make tea pleasant to drink. All of them need specific temperatures for the optimal extraction. Before we begin with the actual tips on brewing the perfect cuppa, here is a quick introduction to green tea....

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Tea or coffee? The answer to the age old debate!

Tea or coffee? The answer to the age old debate!

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!

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What makes tea the perfect gift!

What makes tea the perfect gift!

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.

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The rich history between China and Tea!

The rich history between China and Tea!

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.

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