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    Joy’s Teaspoon Italian Dream

    Country of Origin: N/A (most likely South Africa) Leaf Appearance: small and dark reddish brown. I was able to easily spot most of the other ingredients Ingredients: rooibos tea, chocolate chips, brittle pieces, caramel pieces, flavoring, freeze-dried yoghurt granules, roasted coffee beans, roman camomile Steep time: 8 minutes Water Temperature: 205 degrees Preparation Method: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker Liquor: deep brown This herbal tea blend was decadently sweet and creamy without being over the top or artificial tasting. It reminded me very much of tiramisu and it would make a perfect dessert tea. The ingredients sounded like an odd combination but somehow it works. I was a bit hesitant to try this at…

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    Joy’s Teaspoon Riesling

    Country of Origin: China Leaf Appearance: mix of whole and broken leaves. The cornflowers added a punch of color Ingredients: Pai Mu Tan, Cui Min, rose hip peel, freeze-dried black currants, flavoring, mallow blossoms, cornflower blossoms Steep time: 3 minutes Water Temperature: 180 degrees Preparation Method: Breville One-Touch Tea Maker Liquor: bright gold Having just started working at a wine shop I was really excited to try this blend. The aroma truly smelled like Riesling. I am happy to say that it tasted exactly as it smelled as well. It was flowery and sweet with notes of pineapple and grapefruit. I was amazed at how grapey it was as well. From the description on…