The Gingerbread House ~ Hansel und Gretel
$14.00 – $15.00
SEASONALLY AVAILABLE, BEGINNING IN NOVEMBER
A tradition dating from 14th century German monasteries, nothing says “winter is here” like warm gingerbread or hot tea. So why not unite the twain and have a mug full of steeped gingerbread by the fire?
Spiced with ginger and cacao nibs and all sorts of goodies, this is one Gingerbread House you wouldn’t be afraid to find in the forest on a cold winters’ night. No caffeine ~ No aromatic oils. Just pure gingerbread goodness to warm your heart.
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Grassy, mellow, and sweet. An unfermented version of Red Rooibos, making it less sweet and higher in anti-oxidants.
In 18th century South Africa, Green Rooibos was harvested in the mountains & brought home on donkeys. The Dutch substituted it for expensive black tea. Green Rooibos is original style of the tisane. No caffeine ~ No flavors added. Just the traditional flavor of the South African mountains.
Mint Tisane$10.00 – $11.00
Mint tisane has long been a traditional cure-all, in addition to its rich history as a drink of hospitality in the Mediterranean. Peppermint especially is considered both soothing and energizing, making it a wonderfully simple refreshment.
In Greek mythology, the nymph Minthe was turned into the sweet bush for Persephone. Valued as the herb of hospitality and for medicinal purposes, Romans spread mint throughout Europe. The colonialists used Mint as an untaxed tea. No caffeine ~ No added flavors. Just pure Mint to refresh you.
Oolong Tea$16.00 – $17.00
Oolong Tea, from the Chinese words for “Black Dragon,” is one of the rarest and costliest teas in the world. It is grown in mountainous areas, and treated with a labor-intensive, hand-crafted process.
Local Spicery’s Oolong tea, from the Wuyi Mountains in Fujian, China, is harvested in the late spring, sun-wilted, bruised, twisted into strands, partially oxidized, and air-dried and fired to obtain the traditional rich, smoky flavor that causes many people to place Oolong between the spectrum of green and black tea.
Dörfli ~ Heidi$14.00 – $15.00
Mellow, fresh, and floral. A hint of ginger warms the palate, like an idyllic mountain day in a fragrant field of wildflowers. Beautifully bright as a hot afternoon beverage, sweetly crisp as an iced tea in the summer.
A soft flavor that cools as the mint hits, this tisane was named for Johanna Spyri’s beloved novel and encapsulates the fresh feeling of the Swiss Alps. No caffeine ~ No aromatic oils. Just clean, fresh flavor to soothe the soul.
Avonlea ~ Anne Shirley$15.00 – $16.00
Tannic, sunny, and citrusy. Anne of Green Gables inspired this tea with her boundless energy and wholehearted optimism. Wonderful morning blend, pairing the delicate flavor of Darjeeling Black Tea with the sweetness of orange zest and roses.
Like Anne Shirley brightening the Cuthberts’ days with her enthusiasm and imagination, this summery tea blend pairs perfectly with sunrise, porches, and warm days. Drink hot or iced. No aromatic oils. Just sunny spices and black tea, for a wholesome start to the day. [Darjeeling, Assam, Roses, Orange Peel]