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What type of water should you be using to brew your tea

What type of water should you be using to brew your tea

Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world behind water. The flavour of your cup of tea depends on the water you use as much as the tea. So, we prepared this guide to help you find the best type of water to brew the perfect cup of tea.  Although at first glance, it seems like all water tastes the same, there are many factors that affect and change the flavour of your water.  These factors include the source of water (spring, surface, desalinated etc.), how they are treated, the freshness and even the pipes. When it comes...

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Tea & Food Pairing Guide

Tea & Food Pairing Guide

Sometimes, just having a simple cup of tea might not be enough. That’s the perfect time to experiment with pairing tea with different types of food. Different types of tea pair well with a lot of food from obvious choices like cake and scones to more adventurous choices like hummus. Read this blog and find out which food perfectly pairs with different types of tea. Match the intensity of the dish and the tea The flavour notes of tea range from the delicate flavours of white tea to the rich and bold flavours of black tea. So, when pairing food...

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Trip around the world with tea

Trip around the world with tea

What makes the world go around? Our answer is, of course, tea! Steeped in culture, tea has been a favourite drink for centuries. As with everything else, different countries often have their own preferred ways of preparing and serving tea. From Chai in India to Afternoon tea in the UK, there are numerous fascinating tea cultures across continents. Let’s explore some. English afternoon tea Tea was introduced to England around the 17th century. However, it took around 200 years for afternoon tea to become a part of daily life. Afternoon tea is synonymous with British culture as much as the...

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Basilur Christmas Gift Guide

Basilur Christmas Gift Guide

In this guide, we have pulled together the best picks from Basilur Teas to add warmth and colour to your holidays this Christmas!

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