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Boba vs Bubble Tea

Boba Tea & Bubble Tea... What's The Difference? How are boba tea and bubble tea different? This is a tricky question because, well, they aren't! Bubble tea, a popular beverage that originated in Taiwan, is known by many names. Bubble tea can be called ‘pearl milk tea,’ 'boba tea,' ‘tapioca tea,’ or simply 'boba.' The name most popularly used for this drink will vary in different regions. The good news is that no matter what you call it (tapioca tea vs boba vs bubble tea... etc) you will still get the same basic drink! Bubble Tea 101 Bubble tea/boba tea is typically a rich milk tea that contains chewy balls of tapioca (called ‘boba’ or ‘pearls’), which provides a fun...

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Apple Tea Donuts

These delicious little "Apple Tea" donuts are a wonderful introduction to baking with tea. Grab your brew kit and a bag of Caramel Apple Pie, brew up a batch of concentrated tea, and get started on these donuts! Enjoy your tea donuts while they're hot and fresh. Best served with a bit of our seasonal Apple Butter and a hot mug* of tea! *psst. The mug shown in the main photo is one of our handmade pottery mugs! Available in two amazing colors. Want to mix it up a little? Try swapping out a couple ingredients. These tea donuts are good with anything, not just Caramel Apple Pie! Try it with our other fall seasonal, Pumpkin Moonshine, or even one...

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Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies

Amazing Pumpkin Spice Cookies Fall is the time for warm cookies, delicious spices, hot tea, and everyone's favorite gourd - pumpkins. These cookies combine all four of these autumn favorites into one amazing recipe! Try these Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles at home to enjoy a rich dessert, infused with our Pumpkin Moonshine tea for an extra kick of flavor. The aroma of these snickerdoodles will invoke your deepest memories of crisp, yellow leaves; blissful hayrides; and a chilling nip in the air. Warm your soul with the perfect autumn cookie! Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter, softened ¾ cups granulated sugar ½ cup brown sugar 1 egg 1 egg yolk ¼ cup pumpkin puree 1 Tbsp Pumpkin Moonshine concentrated tea 2 ¾...

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Recipe for Mint Tea

Making Your Own Mint Tea Want to try making your own mint tea? Maybe you have a spearmint plant that’s taken over your garden or perhaps you are itching to brew something delicious from scratch. Either way, you can easily make fresh mint tea at home! All you need are fresh leaves, hot water, and a couple of extra ingredients so your brew will have a bit of complexity. We recommend a little bit of honey and lemon juice! Recipe for Mint Tea Ingredients: 2 sprigs of fresh spearmint (about 15 leaves) 2 cups of filtered water splash of lemon juice (optional) 1 teaspoon of local honey or simple syrup (optional) Brewing Steps: Boil 2 cups of filtered water and...

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