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One of my Harp students came over for tea & scones (amy, the recipe is over in the discussions group), and gave me a bag of this tea & a russian tea drinking glass!! There is a photo on my FB, if anyone would like to see the glass: https://www.facebook.com/terri.langerak

Of course, I immediately made some of the tea, & it’s decent, although I was expecting more smoke, LOL.

boychik

this is the style we used to drink in Russia while traveling by long distance train. and sugar cubes of course

TeaBrat

I was looking for a gluten free discussion group but couldn’t find one. :(

Terri HarpLady

I started a gluten free discussion yesterday…hmmm…heading over there to check!

Terri HarpLady

Boychik, have you tried it with Maple syrup? Oh yeah!

TeaBrat

okay, now I see it!

boychik

Yes, I like to add maple syrup sometimes just to enhance some fruit flavors. Transforms and I begin to notice some new flavors. I always add half tsp in Butiki teas

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boychik

this is the style we used to drink in Russia while traveling by long distance train. and sugar cubes of course

TeaBrat

I was looking for a gluten free discussion group but couldn’t find one. :(

Terri HarpLady

I started a gluten free discussion yesterday…hmmm…heading over there to check!

Terri HarpLady

Boychik, have you tried it with Maple syrup? Oh yeah!

TeaBrat

okay, now I see it!

boychik

Yes, I like to add maple syrup sometimes just to enhance some fruit flavors. Transforms and I begin to notice some new flavors. I always add half tsp in Butiki teas

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I’m so excited to have found this community! I’m a self-employed Harpist (acoustic & electric – Originals, Classical, Rock, Jazz, etc) & Singer/Songwriter. My days & nights revolve around teaching at home, playing gigs, gardening,& fixing awesome food to eat. My schedule is different everyday, but I just go with the flow, & I sip a lot of tea!

My love of Tea began with Herbals back in the 70’s. One of my favorites was a licorice blend from House of Hezekiah, an old tea shop in Kansas City. There was also a tea with mint, rose petals, chamomile, etc called Nuclear Casual Tea.
In the 80’s I gave up caffeine, chocolate, alcohol, (& a few illicit substances…), and brewed medicinal blends & tinctures to support 4 pregnancies (all children born at home). In the 90’s my love affair with green teas began when I discovered ‘The Republic of Tea’. Their beautiful teas & packaging inspired my original song, “TeaMind”, from my CD “Zen Breakfast”. If you’d like to hear the song for free, drop by my website.

In general, I drink my teas straight, but occasionally I add a pinch of Stevia & maybe some coconut or almond milk (I’m allergic to dairy, gluten, & various other things & avoid most sweets.)

I’ve explored a variety of teas:
Whites tend to be a little bland…sorry
Oolongs – wonderfully sensual
Roobios – I’m not a fan in general
Puehr – a fairly new direction for me
I’m not a huge fan of flavored teas, but I do make exceptions, & I’ll try just about anything once.

And Black Tea, Oh how I love thee!!
I am on a quest for the most wonderful breakfast cup! I will find you, my Love!

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St. Louis, MO

Website

http://www.harpsinger.net

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