Journal

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The Chitra Collection

Teas, sooths and leaves

2.6.15

If you’ve ever had your fortune told through the means of tea leaves – or even coffee grounds – you were witnessing tasseography in action.

 
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Tea

Looking after tea

29.5.15

Many factors influence how good your tea tastes, and one of the most important is the way it has been packaged.

 
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Art and Culture

Queen Catherine Brings Us Tea

13.5.15

Today is the anniversary which marks the start of Britain’s burgeoning love affair with tea: the day Catherine of Braganza docked in Portsmouth in 1662.

 
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Tea

Tea in full bloom

5.5.15

Our range of exquisite Flowering Teas are a treat for the eyes as well as the taste buds.

 
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Recipe

Strawberry & Mango Iced Tisane

30.4.15

First cultivated from wild strawberries in France, Newby’s distinctive blend combines apple, rosehip, beetroot and strawberry with exotic South Asian mango, hibiscus and papaya in a unique East-meets-West tisane.

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The Chitra Collection

A green pot for a green tea

20.4.15

This renowned Newby green tea originates from Hunan Province, one of China's most celebrated tea-growing regions.

 
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Tea

Big in Japan

10.4.15

A cloudy tea with the feel of velvet, Genmai Matcha is delicate and calming. You really need to try it experience all of these sensations.Read More

 
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Art and Culture

The Artisan Revival

2.4.15

Lovers of intricate objet d’art may have heard about the recent creation of a new Fabergé egg. The Fabergé Pearl Egg marks the 100th anniversary of the production.

 
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The Chitra Collection

Agree to Filigree

15.3.15

These days, it’s hard for mothers to even find time for hobbies, but from the late-18th to mid-19th century, filigree work was a popular pastime for women. The Chitra Collection.