Tea Cocktails

In 2002 when Audrey Saunders first introduced her ‘Earl Grey Mar-Tea-ni’ at the Ritz Hotel in London, it took the mixology world by storm.  Ms. Saunders was at the forefront of a movement to use herbs and other culinary ingredients behind the bar, and while the cry was of innovation, Audrey was actually tapping into […]

Tea Cocktails

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In 2002 when Audrey Saunders first introduced her ‘Earl Grey Mar-Tea-ni’ at the Ritz Hotel in London, it took the mixology world by storm.  Ms. Saunders was at the forefront of a movement to use herbs and other culinary ingredients behind the bar, and while the cry was of innovation, Audrey was actually tapping into […]

Tiki and Tea, A Tea-Smoked Cocktail

William Prine, at L’Espalier, located at the Mandarin Oriental in Boston, has created this fabulous straight tiki style cocktail with Keemun and clove smoke that really brings it to life.

Never at a loss for words…

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Tea Journey was funded this week by more than 550 backers who contributed $127,500 making this magazine the third highest funded periodical in Kickstarter history… To our backers around the world: Those who know me well, know that I’m never at a loss for words… until now. Tea Journey was funded at dawn — fittingly […]

Making an Oleo Saccharum

A secret of good punches for the last 200 years is oleo saccharum (sweet oil).  This is made by muddling together citrus peels with sugar to release the citrus oils into the sugar. Some people prefer to lightly muddle the zest until it just shines and the oil begins to be released. Others prefer to muddle the zest […]

Marzi’s Summer Gimlet

This wonderful cocktail was created by Marzi Pecen for a Tea Cocktail event that she was leading. She noted that even non-gin drinkers enjoyed it! Consider making extra of this multilayered Jasmine Syrup to use with the Green Fruits salad, or just to keep on hand. You’d be amazed how useful have interesting simple syrups […]