Over the Teacups

Giving Voice to the Tea Industry

Make Sun Tea – Solar Powered Iced Tea

Sun Tea? Today in the Pacific Northwest we have blazing hot temperatures. It’s absolutely perfect weather for iced tea, sun tea and veggie salads and sandwiches. I have mixed emotions about sun tea so here are some ideas for hot weather tea lunches and a caveat on making sun tea. Keeping the house cool and not using […]

Tea Foodies Cooking with Tea

Tea and Food

It never ceases to amaze me that there is such a correlation between tea and food, culinary tea, tea and food pairings and tea tastings. Tea is currently a very popular topic with culinary insiders from the Culinary Institute of America to local tea tasting classes such as these (try search engines for “tea tasting class” and your city name): The Jasmine Pearl in Portland, OR, NW Wu-Wo Tea Ceremony, Phoenix Tea who has a tea tasting club, Breakaway Cooking with Tea – San Francisco, or Cooking With Tea – Philip Gelb, amongst others.