Teasup - a Writer’s Guide to Drinking Tea by Sarah Naughton, Costa Shortlisted Novelist
It being tricky to write whilst holding a hotdog, most writers have a beverage of choice. Stephen King used to run on beer – a crate every evening at one point. Hemingway liked mojitos. Dorothy Parker favoured whiskey. The Chinese poet, Xiuxi Yin was quoted as saying ‘Once drunk, a cup of wine can bring 100 stanzas.’
But these habits can, as in the case of Dylan Thomas, become an issue. Many famous authors were alcoholics, and perhaps they would have been even finer writers if they’d kept clear heads.
Black tea is the most popular tea in the western world, but do we really know what it is?
TEASUP's June Newsletter - Food meets Tea, End Waste and Embrace Taste
TEASUP's May Newsletter - Our New Biodegradable Pyramid Bags and Malawi's Satemwa Tea Estate
Welcome to May’s edition of Teasup’s e-newsletter, it's great to have you onboard!
What have we got for you today? We’ve got details of our new biodegradable pyramid tea bags and a brief history of the mighty tea bag! We’ve got a spotlight focus on Malawi’s Satemwa Estate, a third generation family business with a big focus on social welfare and the environment. And of course we couldn’t leave you without a tea quote of the day!