Author Archive | Marie

Moroccan Rosebuds

Rosa damascena, commonly known as the Damask rose, is one of the wonders of nature. Both its common and its botanical name refer to it as the ‘Rose from Damascus’, however the traces of its origin go back to 5000 BC in China. It was found in Europe again on mural paintings dated from 2000BC in Cnossos […]

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French Peppermint

In 2014 Tim asked me to look for the perfect farmers to match our demanding criteria in sourcing tea: they must own their land, be under 15 acres,  and produce delicious plants without artificial fertilisers and pesticides. It took me nearly two years to find four small growers, who added two unexpected criteria to our list since […]

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French Lemon Verbena

In 2014 Tim asked me to look for the perfect farmers to match our demanding criteria in sourcing tea: they must own their land, be under 15 acres,  and produce delicious plants without artificial fertilisers and pesticides. It took me nearly two years to find four small growers, who added two unexpected criteria to our list since […]

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French Camomile

In 2014 Tim asked me to look for the perfect farmers to match our demanding criteria in sourcing tea: they must own their land, be under 15 acres,  and produce delicious plants without artificial fertilisers and pesticides. It took me nearly two years to find four small growers, who added two unexpected criteria to our list since […]

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