Friday Roundup

Friday Roundup: March 24th – March 30th

White Chocolate Matcha Truffles (aka Brigadeiros)

I have a major sweet tooth, especially when desserts are combined with my love for tea. Daniela of Tea Cachai posted a tasty recipe that combines white chocolate and matcha green tea. Brigadeiros is a new term to me but I love truffles.

A Closer Look: Taking Tea in 1715

Linda Gaylard, aka The Tea Stylist, wrote a fascinating post about the history of tea in paintings. Isn’t it crazy to think that tea drinkers in the 1700’s used Jingdezhen porcelain and yixing teapots? They didn’t know how good they had it!

Oolong Hai Tea Cocktail Recipe

Tea cocktails are super popular lately and I wish I had time to experiment with them more. This Japanese tea cocktail recipe from Sara at Tea Happiness is the perfect place to start. Shochu might be a bit hard to find around here though.

Why Fingerprinting Tea is a Good Idea

Jill of It’s More Than Tea always impresses me with her balanced and scientific approach to various tea topics. This week she tackled the recent news stories about developments in DNA profiling for tea regions. Fascinating stuff!

1 Mystery Tea, 3 Tea Reviewers

Lu Ann from The Cup of Life posted a triplicate tea review. She tasted a mystery tea and compared tasting notes with her boyfriend, and fellow tea blogger Connie of Tea in Spoons. It was so interesting to see how their experiences differed.

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.