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best hot chocolate recipe

Molten Hot Chocolate

  “Some say that eating chocolate is better than kissing, and scientists have duly tested this hypothesis by carrying out a set of experiments…..The resea...
olive leaf infusion

Olive Leaf Infusion – a New Discovery

“Iphitos, make not the fruit of an apple the prize of thy contest;But on the victor’s head set a fruitful wreath of wild-olive”   Phlegon of Tralles,...
grapefruit pip tea

Grapefruit Pip Tea

In my stocking this year my daughter (aka 'elf' - see left-over pasta) secreted two tins of tea she'd collected when last in Shanghai.One was rosemary tea -...
Four leaves teashop

An Ode To Tea And A Gem Of A Tea Shop

There is no doubt that, for a great many people, tea is the great cure-all. Following bad news, accidents, deaths, shocks .... making a cup of tea is sometimes ...