For those who hit the gym floor regularly there's lots of good pre-workout boost and post-workout recovery advice out there. Many supplements available in shops contain artificial sweeteners and flavouring agents, so if you want to go all natural, try Matcha tea to energise your body before the workout and recover from the exercise quicker. Matcha contains heaps of antioxidants, the most powerful identified compound being EGCG (epigallocatechin gallate). EGCG has been proven to have anti-inflamm..
A lovely article about Leaf Bar on Somewhere Over The Teapot - a French
blog about all things tea. We met with the writer a few weeks ago at
Cambridge Market and shared delicious cups of tea and memorable tea
stories. I was so excited to meet someone who also appreciates the
unsmoked Lapsang tea!The article is in French, a good opportunity to refresh your language skills: Découverte : la marque The Leaf Bar à Cambridge ..
Good news for our customers from the Cambridge area - we are now trading at Cambridge Markets on Wednesdays. Come say hi and taste our teas before buying, learn more about what we do and where our teas come from. Have a chat about our trade offers, tea training and corporate events.A selection of teas and teaware will be available to purchase at the market, and you can also collect your online orders from the market stall - just choose "collect from store" delivery option, and drop us an email w..
Last weekend I baked Jasmine Shortbread for our market stall, and it was very popular! Many customers asked for the recipe, so here you go - give it a go yourself. Matcha shortbread is very easy to make, prep time is 15 min, cool time 30 min, bake time 20min.
The secret to green tea is non oxidised leaves, processed as soon as possible after harvesting. After a short withering phase the leaves are fixed by high heat treatment. There are multiple approaches to this – sun drying, pan frying, oven baking or steaming. Depending on the production traditions a different method can be used. This allows green tea to maintain most anti-oxidants and freshness of flavour. Green tea contains relatively high levels of stimulants and is generally of cooling nature.