Recipes

Lord Bergamot Glazed Grilled Peaches with Burrata  

 Our Content Strategist, Nicole, crafted this easy and elegant appetizer or dessert for those nights when it’s too hot to turn on the oven.  

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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.

Recipes

Recipes

Tea Tiramisu Recipe

Our newest signature holiday tea, Ho-Ho-Hoji-Chai, gets an Italian makeover with this tiramisu recipe by Olive & Artisan's Karlee Flores. You won't miss the coffee. Trust us. Ingredients: 2 cups...

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Meadow Tea Cake

Crafted by baker Karlee Flores, this almond flour tea cake showcases the versatility of our chamomile-based herbal infusion, Meadow. Whip this up for your next holiday gathering and your friends...

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Featured Steepings

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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The Time I Drank Grandpa Style Tea with a Monk

The morning traffic inched through Hangzhou along the elevated freeway. Looking out from the backseat at the endless river of cars on the road in front of us, I exclaimed,...

This is Tea Time

This is Tea Time

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...