Recipes

Lover's Leap Panna Cotta

Developed by blogger and baker Marcella DiLonardo of Modest Marce, this silky tea-infused panna cotta showcases just how easy it is to incorporate tea into your kitchen.

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Regional Spotlight: The Ali Shan Mountain Range

Hidden deep inside the county highway 169 is a tea company located in the town of Alishan Li Jia Aboriginal village where we now source our Ali Shan from. 

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Five Ways to Enjoy Matcha Iced

Here at Smith Teamaker, we’re taking advantage of the warmer weather by serving our favorite beverages over ice, starting with matcha.

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The Energetics of Tea

In Chinese tea culture, qi (pronounced as chi) is a phrase used amongst tea connoisseurs that refers to a tea’s energy or life force. It’s believed the energy stems from the innate character of the tea, depending on several factors: where it’s grown, how its grown, how its processed and the age of the tea plant itself.

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Smith x SOM Mocktail

Balancing sweet, sour, and salty, this springtime sweetheart combines dry and floral Lord Bergamot with a complex tangerine and sea salt vinegar cordial from SOM. Bright lime juice and berry...

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Matcha Latte Recipe

A finely ground powder of specially grown Japanese green tea, our matcha makes especially delicious lattes. A favorite among Smith Teamakers, our Matcha Latte recipe leads to a delicious and...

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Vegan Peach Matcha Smoothie

Also known as the Peachy Green Matcha Smoothie, this Smith Teamaker original recipe was initially envisioned as a vegan indulgence for Matcha lovers, but it can easily be made with...

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The Mysteries of Pu-erh

Smith Teamaker’s No. 3 Shu Cha Pu-erh has been transforming customers into devotees of its robust, easy-drinking flavor profile for years. Due to its popularity, our Head Teamaker, Ravi Kroesen,...

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Lover's Leap

Lover’s Leap is a limited edition tea, released each Valentine’s Day since the tea was first created in 2013. With pink rose petals, chamomile petals and a mix of medium-bodied...

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

We’ve been on a serious floral kick here at Smith Tea recently, so finding the perfect bouquet for your Valentine is easier than ever this year. Because of the popularity...

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Taking on the New Year with Head Teamaker Ravi Kroesen

We all have ambitions for the new year, and the new decade: eating cleaner, exercising, fostering a healthy work-life balance, disengaging from our phones, and spending quality time with loved...

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Thanksgiving Tea Pairing Guide

Similar to wine, teas offer a variety of complex flavors that pair beautifully with foods, especially those found on a dining room table during the holidays. Tea tends to pair...