Afternoon Tea Guidelines

Afternoon Tea Guidelines and More

Afternoon Tea Guidelines and More Let us help you become an expert host/hostess for your next Afternoon Tea Party. Provided are helpful guidelines to properly prepare and store tea sandwiches, understanding … Continued

Coffee beans and grinder

Coffee Beans – How To Store Coffee Beans

Coffee bean’s two greatest enemies are air and moisture. Ideally, coffee should be ground, brewed, and consumed quickly to obtain the best flavor. Coffee beans are at their peak within … Continued

coffee drinks

Coffee Drink Calories

Have you added up your favorite coffee drink calories?   Your favorite coffee drink calories may surprise you!  Specialty coffee drinks are like a dessert, not something you should consume … Continued

Espresso Machine

Espresso Coffee Machines

Different Styles of Espresso Machines for Different Homes Article by Andréanne Hamel, a home espresso machine expert.   There are many different types of espresso machines that you can use … Continued

French Press

French Press Coffee Pot

How To Use A French Press Coffee Maker   Source:  French Press, Pete Miller, Newberg, Oregon. The most popular coffee maker in Europe and Australia is the classy French Press. … Continued

Invitation to Afternoon Tea

Invitation to Afternoon Tea

  Invitation to Afternoon Tea A considerate and good guest will always be invited back! by Ellen Easton 2004 All Rights Reserved   Check out more of Ellen Easton’s Tea … Continued

Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee Recipe and History

Warm your bones while enjoying some sweetened hot coffee with a splash of Irish whiskey topped with cream. Irish Coffee (Caife Gaelach) is a cocktail consisting of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, … Continued

Latte machatio

Italian Coffee – Adventures In Italy

Italian Coffee – I Just Want to Find a Cup of Joe by Nancy Hartman   Coffee was first introduced to the west by Italian traders in 1600.  Specifically in … Continued

Moka Pot

Moka Pot, Italian Stove-Top Espresso Maker

Learn About Moka Pots – How to Make Coffee With a Moka Pot   A Moka Pot is an Italian steam-based stovetop espresso maker that produces a dark coffee almost … Continued

Organic Coffee

Organic Coffee

Organic Coffee for Your Health and the Environment Article by Andréanne Hamel.  Andréanne helps her visitors make appropriate choices for a good cappuccino espresso machine, the best super automatic espresso … Continued

perfect cup of coffee

Perfect Cup Of Coffee

The Pacific Northwest is noted for its great coffee.  In fact, Oregonians love and crave their coffee.  An entire coffee culture has sprung up to answer this craving.  Espresso stands … Continued

Herbal Teas

Tea and Health – Exploring Herbal Teas and Infusions

  Tea Travels!™…Tea and Health – Exploring Herbal Teas and Infusions by Ellen Easton ©2009  – All Rights Reserved   Photos By Ellen Easton 2006 All Rights Reserved. Check out more of … Continued

How to Taste Test Tea

Tea Tasting

  Tea Travels!™- A Tea Tasting by Ellen Easton 2010 – All Rights Reserved   Article excerpted from A Tea Party Planner by Ellen Easton. All photos are copyrighted by … Continued

Understanding Tea Time Service

Understanding Tea Time Service

Tea Travels!™…Understanding Tea Time Service by Ellen Easton ©1999 – All Rights Reserved Tea time should be a good experience for all involved-patrons as well as staff.   Check out … Continued