WE'VE MOVED!

September 18 2019
You can now find us and our future posts at: https://snapdragonandthistletea.wordpress.com/  

Autumnal Experiments!

September 12 2019
I love experimenting with tea as you know, and when I came across these gorgeous pots in Barcelona my first thought w...

Yerba Mate & Argentinian Tea Traditions

August 29 2019
It's been a fantastic trip in Barcelona so far.  Aside from all the touristy bits to enjoy, we were excited to discover that there is a growing tea presence...

Baby, It's Hot Outside!

July 19 2019

What do you think of when you hear the word tea?  Do you go down the steaming hot, snuggy fall/winter cozy route? Perhaps sitting down to relax after a busy day? If you're not feeling 100% or can't sleep, opting for a peppermint or chamomile blend?

I love hot tea any time...

The Mystery Man Behind Earl Grey Tea

The Mystery Man Behind Earl Grey Tea

June 12 2019
Loving my black teas as I do, I'm a huge fan of a classic cup of Earl Grey.  I normally take it with a dash of milk b...
Tea Reviews

Tea Reviews

May 01 2019
We're excited to introduce our tea reviews.  We've hunted for tea lovers far and wide who are well versed in the flav...
The Legend of Tie Guan Yin

The Legend of Tie Guan Yin

April 01 2019
What better way to celebrate Mother Earth on the 22nd than with a nice cup of tea, and with spring's arrival, what be...
Purple Day & Purple Tea - Raising Awareness for Epilepsy

Purple Day & Purple Tea - Raising Awareness for Epilepsy

March 26 2019
Happy Purple Day! Today is the day of recognition for epilepsy.  In keeping with the color which is associated with t...
Dolly's Delights - Fruit Scones

Dolly's Delights - Fruit Scones

February 21 2019
Dolly's Delights will be a regular post here on the blog and is in memory of my Nanny, Dorothy (Dolly) who, from the ...
Photo by Farhan Azam

The Four Enemies Of Tea & How To Conquer Them

February 07 2019
You buy your tea, you open it, brew a delicious cup, then pop it in a cupboard, but what happens after that?  How lon...
Reviews: Afternoon Tea - Ritz Carlton Montreal

Reviews: Afternoon Tea - Ritz Carlton Montreal

January 04 2019
Happy New Year! We kick start the 2019 blog off with our now to be monthly, afternoon tea review.   But first, a litt...
An Introduction To Our Gift Service

An Introduction To Our Gift Service

December 09 2018
Hello friends, First of all, I wanted to extend a huge thank you to you for following and supporting Snapdragon &...
Zucchini, Carrot & Matcha Muffins

Zucchini, Carrot & Matcha Muffins

October 29 2018
When you think of matcha you think of vibrant green powder, and with water added it becomes a deep grass green.  Well...
Snapdragon & Thistle - What We're All About.

Snapdragon & Thistle - What We're All About.

July 31 2018
Hello fellow tea lovers, welcome to the first installment of my blog! It’s exciting for me to be writing the very fir...