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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 herbal tea you’ve probably never heard of! Brightly coloured foods and beverages seem to be taking the culinary world by storm (the recent Instagram fad for ‘mermaid’ and ‘unicorn’ foods being no exception). But if like us, you’re not a fan of sugary syrups and sprinkles then we have some good news! […]


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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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Matcha Power Pancakes (vegan & gluten free)

Our tea elves have come up with the perfect pancake recipe! Great for breakfast, brunch or a guilt free treat, these healthy hot cakes are vegan friendly and gluten free. The naturally green colour is due to the energy boosting matcha green tea powder we added (read more about the awesome health benefits of matcha here).  […]


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Teas With Aphrodisiac Properties…

It’s that time of the year when love is in the air. But forget oysters and chocolates, here are five surprising aphroTEAsiacs to set the mood this Valentine’s Day… 1. Rose petals / rose hip: No flower is more associated with romance, love and beauty than the rose. According to Greek mythology it was named […]


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