12.11.10

My Cup of Tea

You must all know of my great love of tea already?

Of all the teas in the world Rooibos has to be one of my top favourites out there. I more than like it, I LOVE IT!



Rooibos is a South African Tea that is rich in anti oxidants and purported to have tension relieving and relaxation qualities. Rooibos is caffeine free and very low in tannin so can be drunk without milk. Skincare companies claim that it slows the aging process and and studies show that it boosts the immune system. So all in all...it's brilliant stuff!

I have tried so many brands and blends of Rooibos this brand really has caught my fancy:



It is an unusual blend created by My Cup of Tea, a company that prides itself on purveying high quality full leaf tea contained within individually wrapped "bespoke crystal tea bags".



Ingredients: Rooibos, lemon and dried apple pieces.



I really enjoy a cup of this at the end of everyday. It really helps me wind down and let go of a hectic day's events.


My Cup of Tea's Rooibos Apple blend is a well rounded, delicately fragrant and aromatic cuppa.
Rooibos is a naturally sweet tea without being syrupy or cloyingly so and this blend is no different which is another reason for me to like it.

I will certainly order this again.



I have had plenty of compliments on my tea cup. I blogged about it before here. This cup was designed by the very talented Reiko Kaneko , and was made in UK using fine bone china and detailed with 24K gold.



I am always on the look out for pretty tea cups but this has to be on of my favourites.

I am spending a long weekend with Hiro and a childhood friend of his. I haven't a clue what we will get up to yet! What are your plans?


21 comments:

  1. i loooove tea! and i am sure i told u i love tat cup and anyway i will say it again

    i love tat cup hahaha XOXO

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  2. I had this tea! It's so yummy... A bar in CAnary Wharf were giving these out for free!!! Quite obviously I stuffed the lot in my bag hahahaha x

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  3. the logo is so lovely!
    I thought the cup was Moschino's! CUTE!

    xo

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  4. Heading out to Westfield tonight for the HP & Palm event...then a Sat & Sun of freedom to do whatever the frack I like. Most likely nothing followed by sandwiches and cake.
    Have a lovely weekend!
    xx

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  5. OOH OOH OHH teacup of JOY! I love it!

    In the vintage bit of camden lock market there is a china shop that has BEAUTIFUL vintage teacups and crockery!! xx

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  6. OMG I want to try this tea!! I'm still 'new' to teas so I like the kind I don't have to add things too. Thanks for the info!!

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  7. I don't drink tea or coffee....love your tea cups though. Have a great weekend with you friend. My parents have been with me all week. They go back to Ireland tomorrow so dropping them up to the airport in the PM. Have had a great week with them being a tourist in London. Today it was the Tate Modern and Borough Market. Xxxx

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  8. I really wish I liked tea because it looks like there's loads to explore, but no :(

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  9. can you send me some? please. i want, i want, i want.

    my plans for the weekend is to help out a friend launch his new menswear boutique, STATELESS at the Whitgift in Croydon on saturday and sunday. hope we make loads...

    have fun with Hiro and co. break a leg.

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  10. I love tea, Ive got quite bounty mostly Neals Yard. Big up the African tea! =D

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  11. I love tea! I drink both green tea and black tea everyday! Your tea cup is so lovely!!!

    Have a great weekend!

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  12. Ooooh, I love rooibos too! I actually tried a rooibos apple tea for the first time at a dept. retreat not too long ago - I liked it so much it was all I drank for like two days! (And of course coffee to keep awake during the talks LOL), I bet this one tastes AMAZING! :D

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  13. mmm that sounds like such a delicious tea. I start off every morning with a cup of Jasmine Green Tea. I'm super specific about my green tea though...there's only a couple of brands that I will drink, because a lot of them don't taste "dry" enough for me...I'm not quite sure how to describe it. Jamba Juice has a Rooibos Tea smoothie, it was very yummy but I wonder how much it tastes like the actual tea.

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  14. i LOOOOVE that tea cup!!

    take a look at lupiciausa.com and if anything strikes yer fancy, i'd love to help you get some to try out (: they dooo have rooibos!

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  15. omg. i'm in love with your tea cup. (get in line right? haha)

    and i hearrrt tea! the elephant logo is too cute for words

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  16. you know i ♥ that teacup :) that tea sounds delicious! i've been enjoying the vanilla rooibos tea you gave me at night, with a splash of milk, as my stash of herbal teas is dwindling...perfect way to end the night!

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  17. mmhh..i luv me some tea! especially on winter ^^ btw wat a cutie cup!!

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  18. Love that you like our South African tea - we're all raised on the stuff. It's sooo healthy. You HAVE to try Rooibos Chai! Addictive. Bit unsure whether you're in London or Japan at the moment, but when I was in London I used to be able to get it at the really big Tesco stores.

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  19. I don't drink tea or coffee....love your tea cups though. Have a great weekend with you friend. My parents have been with me all week. They go back to Ireland tomorrow so dropping them up to the airport in the PM. Have had a great week with them being a tourist in London. Today it was the Tate Modern and Borough Market. Xxxx

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  20. I really wish I liked tea because it looks like there's loads to explore, but no :(

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  21. I had this tea! It's so yummy... A bar in CAnary Wharf were giving these out for free!!! Quite obviously I stuffed the lot in my bag hahahaha x

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