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So What is Pumpkin Spice??

October is the month of shorter days, longer scarves and of course, pumpkin spice everything! But what exactly is pumpkin spice and why do we crave it as the weather turns cold? It turns out, there’s a very good reason…   A spicy history… Pumpkin spice has become a big trend and you can now find […]


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Recipe: ‘Mango Sunrise’ Pickled Cabbage

Our friends at Salad Mafia have moved into the Yumchaa kitchen at Totteham Street! The street food team from the Berwick Street markets are known for their salads to kale for! To celebrate the launch we asked co-founder Warren to share the secret recipe for their pickled cabbage slaw (spoiler alert, the secret ingredient is our […]


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Smoked Tea: Everything You Need To Know

If you haven’t tried smoked tea, you’re really missing out (who doesn’t love a smokin’ hot-tea??) We adore the campfire aroma and rich, velvety texture of this brew. While it can be an acquired taste, it’s not a bitter tasting tea. The flavour is sweeter than you’d expect and the smoke brings out some of […]


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Blue Tea: Everything You Need To Know

The colour changing tea you’ve probably never heard of! Brightly coloured ‘mermaid’ and ‘unicorn’ beverages have been a big Instagram trend lately. But if like us, you’re not a fan of sugar, syrups and sprinkles then we have some good news! Sometimes nature can be far more magical! Blue Voodoo is a brightly coloured ‘blue tea’. […]


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6 Benefits of Drinking Cold Brew Tea

Cold brewing your Yumchaa… If ‘put the kettle on’ are your four favourite words, we may just be about to change your life… What if we told you that you don’t need a kettle to make tea? You actually don’t need hot water at all! Cold brewing is a process where tea leaves are steeped […]


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How to Cold Brew Your Yumchaa!

Cold brewing is a new way to make tea by steeping it in COLD water only. When you use cold water less bitter tasting tannins are released, the tea is higher in vitamin C, lower in caffeine and has a milder, sweeter flavour. Read more about the benefits of cold brewing here. Ready to get started? […]


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The History of Tea in England

Where would be without tea? There are few problems in life that can’t be solved with a nice hot cuppa. From the Palaces of Ancient China to your Nan’s living room tea has nourished, comforted and revived us for centuries. But it’s not all crumpets and raised pinkies, the Camelia Sinensis plant also has a chequered […]


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Know Your Cacao From Your Cocoa…

There’s a lot of hype of around cacao lately and while it’s certainly better for you than a block of Cadburys, how does it compare to cocoa? And what exactly is it anyway? A superfood? A typo?? Don’t worry if you’re feeling a tad confused (and craving a chocky biscuit) because this week on the […]


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Tiramisu with Matcha Green Tea

A twist on the classic Italian treat, this Tiramisu recipe uses matcha green tea powder for extra wow factor! The slightly bitter and earthly flavour of the matcha powder is perfectly complimented by lashings of sweet cream. This show stopper of a dessert was contributed by the lovely people at Dolce Italian Patisserie. Try serving it at […]


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