Friday, September 19, 2014

Chai Ho Jaye!

Flower Tea

Ice Tea
Mast mast garam garam chai means a lot more to us then we think. If you carefully analyze the events that take place socially chai is a powerful tool of communication. Read about some of the social benefits:

Accha Chai To Pello!

Another opportunity to continue with failed conversation or deal. This extension is due to chai.

Ayea Ghar Kabhi Chai Pe

Good opportunity granted for cementing relationship or showcase your paintings.    

Uthho Chai Ban Gayee Hai

Good excuse to wake your children and lazy husband in time.

Chai Serve Karo

Break a dull conference snooze and fill an empty stomach with chai and biscuits.

Rukko Chai Ho Jaye

Life saver especially during long distance drives. Keeps you awake. 

Chaye Chale Gee!

Makes it difficult for a person to escape from a much desired conversation.

Chai Ya Cold Drink!

Saves money by eliminating cold drink often.


Samazdar mothers during exam time in the night.

Sunteee Ho! Chai Bana Do!

Enlivens you after a hard days work.

Ek! Ek! Chai Ho Jaye!  

Friendship Bonds or Celebration

No wonder chai tea is a revitalizing agent and does much more.I will keep digging for mire as I am loving it.

To Flavor or Not To Green Leaf Subji & What Not

Most of the hard core tea drinkers like me want the regular hot stuff. But this does not mean that I do not go in ginger and cardamom flavored tea. Another leaf I like to indulge in sometimes is Darjeeling. You do not need to add any flavors or spices to this magical brew. The leaf is cultivated in may gardens in the District.   

But in recent times masala chai has become every popular. Earlier only few spices where added during the cooking process whence making chai. In the recent time tea connoisseurs are discovering various flavoring methodology by regulars. The buck stops at nothing, flowers, exotic herbs and essential are being added to the brew. This is more of a local phenomenon since the black tea  popularity has nowhere decreased.      

Iced Lemon Tea

Darjeeling Tea

Cool Green Tea
Well each to his own even if you add finest alcohols there is a sizzling cocktail waiting for you. With tea there is no limit to creativity which defines art of cooking. May be someday green leaf subji will be available in the Indian restaurants and  tea lounges which have recently entered the fray in India  

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Tea Consumpion in UK

Tea was introduced in UK after the seventeenth century by Catherine of Braganza who was spouse of Charles II. The popularity spread fast and tea houses sprung up in UK. It was mr. Twining who first opened a tea house solely for ladies. He then went on to create more tea house to form a chain. 

Earlier the coffee house used to sell ale and gin  but soon the hot brew took over. it began to sell more than the ale and gin.  The government chose to tax ale and gin but nit tea further boosting its sales. This was a good move because most of the common populace through out drinks from their lifestyle. 

The popular afternoon or high tea was popularized by Duchess of Bedford Anna Russel.  Not forgetting to mention East India Tea Company was ordained monopoly over whole of Britain in the year 1832. Earl Gray Tea by Twinnings is the most popular blend in England now.

Today the British are one of the largest consumer of this hot beverage in Europe. The brew overtook coffee sales in private coffee houses. The government tried to discourage consumption by taxing tea which however caused smuggling of the product.