Friday Roundup: December 31st – January 6th


Connie at Tea in Spoons is about to embark on an incredible adventure, interning at Obubu Tea Farms! I can’t wait to follow her experiences. She created a new logo for the blog and it looks awesome so make sure you check that out.

Hojicha Cheesecake Roll Cake

Jee from Oh, How Civilized and her friend Queenie are a dynamic duo of tea infused deliciousness. I have a roll cake pan in my cabinet that has never been used but I think this recipe is going to change that.

Tea Education 101 – Bartenders & Mixologists
I have friends who do very cool things but none are as cool as Jo of Scandalous Tea. She’s had some incredible tea travels this year, including having the opportunity to host a 4 city tea education tour. Jo is on trend and fashionable throughout this post, as always.

2017 Tea Consumption and Stash Data Report

One post I always look forward to Char from Oolong Owl’s annual stash report. She tracks everything in a detailed spreadsheet and the results are always fascinating. If only I could be so organized! Lucky for all us, she shares her template.

The Art of Tea and Chocolate Pairing

Chocolate is one of my favorite things (besides tea, of course). I don’t often pair it with tea since I am usually analyzing what I drink for reviews but the mood does strike once in while. Lu Ann from The Cup of Life offered some great tips for doing just that this week.

My name is Nicole and I love tea...a lot! I have been writing about my love of the leaf since 2008. My work has been featured on World Tea News, The Daily Tea, Tea Journey, and other publications. I am the winner of the 2018 World Tea Award for Best Tea Blog.