Tea Tales

  • How to make Masala Chai

    How to make masala chai - the sweet, spicy tea - the Two Spoons way.
  • The Bungalow Blend Tradition on Tea Estates

    Our Bungalow Blend is an English Breakfast tea based on an award winning recipe.  It embraces two traditions, one from the tea estates of Assam and one from the tea tasting rooms of our youth.
  • Love your tea smokey? Can't find Lapsang?

    "Where can I get Lapsang?" When we were out and about at the markets of Buckinghamshire, we had so many requests for a Lapsang Souchong, we could n...
  • The Great British Food Awards - Gold for our Darjeeling First Flush

    We were thrilled to be awarded a Gold at the Great British Food Awards.  And thrilled for the producers, our partners in Darjeeling!
  • Jambo!!! Kenyan Tea of The Month

    Why we should love Kenyan Tea...
  • Bucks Business First Awards 2023 - New Business Finalists

    Finalists of the Bucks Business First Awards 2023 - Best New Business

    We reached the finals!

  • Two Spoons Tea and The Women's Institute

    It was during lockdown that we did our first ever talk to the Bucks Federation of Women’s Institutes - "The W.I."!  Last night we spoke to the newest group in Bucks...The Wavendon Belles.
  • Two Spoons full of Cassis helps the Lapsang go down.

    A Lapsang cocktail in collaboration with Campfire Gin
  • Darjeeling and the family connection

    Long before I became a professional teataster, I'd heard stories of Darjeeling. Great uncle Freddie had been a planter there in the late '40s.  Her...
  • The Great Taste Awards

    Last month, Big Spoon went west and Little Spoon went east to the two Great Taste Award judging locations.  I did Herbals, Mark did Matcha.
  • It's a small world after all! A brief tale...

    During our two-year stint in Kolkata, we lived in a flat on the 5th floor of an apartment near the city’s zoo.  Our balcony overlooked the gardens ...
  • Darjeeling - The first tea of the season "DJ01"

    Darjeeling is somewhere I can’t help being massively sentimental about.  For location, you just can’t beat it.  One of the top 5 cups of tea I ever tasted was from one of the Chamong estates high in the foothills of the Himalayas...