The royal wedding is right around the corner. While there certainly will be a lot of champagne being poured that day, drinking tea is also a big part of the royal family's day -- and there are rules.
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Kombucha has been around for years but has recently gained a lot of traction as a soft drink replacement due to some clever marketing that pits it as a low-sugar tonic that can heal all sorts of maladies. It’s taking up more and more space in the drinks aisle at the supermarket as consumers clamour for options outside the traditional high-sugar drinks and anything that seems remotely healthy.
But is kombucha actually as good for you as some may claim?
Happy weekend, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations.
I've just sat down with my third cup of tea for the day. Technically it might be considered my fourth, as my work mug is the largest one I could find. Often it feels like a good cuppa is the only thing that gets me through a tough day -- and even on a good day I still enjoy the ritual. But does tea's feel-good appeal come down to more than just personal preference?
Pineapple is delicious, and not as difficult to butcher as it looks. Once you've cut up your fruit, don't toss the skins - you can use them to make a delicious infused tea in about an hour.
Australians aren't particularly imaginative when it comes to tea - dunk a Lan-Choo bag in a mug of boiling water, add a splash of milk to taste and you're basically done. In other parts of the world, tea drinking is much more sophisticated process that involves unique plants, brewing processes and receptacles. This infographic looks at 21 popular and exotic teas from around the world.
You can add a lot of flavour to drinks by using tea ice cubes in place of normal ice. Do the same for your breakfast or post-workout smoothies -- most already call for ice, so using tea ice is an easy way to add extra flavour or a little special punch without adding more kilojoules or a ton of ingredients.
Tea only plays second fiddle to water when it comes to global popularity, and yet so many of us know so little about it. That's why this episode of Mental Floss' List Show is dedicated to 36 different tea facts you may not know.