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Tealosophy

Hello and welcome to The Steepery Tea Co’s blog Tealosophy. Exploring, learning and musing the world of tea whilst enjoying a few fine brews along the way.

The Steepery Tea Co's Tea Service

By Kym Cooper. Posted

Brisbane tea lovers rejoice! You no longer need to spoil your Sunday breakfast or brunch out with a cup of poorly made tea. We have created a tea service at Wandering Cooks that any dedicated tea enthusiast would love to have At its heart, our tea service centres around an interesting and diverse pure leaf tea list*, with each tea being prepared with love and care and served authentically to give you a memorable and enjoyable tea experience. We encourage you to sit and appreciate the tea experience without urgency. While you're sitting the hot water will continue to flow until...

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Tea Residency @ Wandering Cooks

By Kym Cooper. Posted | 2 comments

I have been mulling over a concept in my mind for the past 6 months that started with this question. How do I get more people in Brisbane to understand, connect to and appreciate pure leaf tea? For those that don’t know me, I am trying to harmoniously (ha!ha!) balance being a full-time Mum and growing my tea business. So my approach to answering this question needed to be realistic and a little flexible. The concept of a tea residency started to form in my mind. A place where I could be found on a routine basis; serving tea to...

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Advocating for pure leaf tea

By Kym Cooper. Posted

As I approach the third year of being in the business of tea I have become quite philosophical about my role in the industry. My appreciation of tea deepens and my personal tea journey continues and I find myself spending more time as a tea evangelist for pure leaf tea. As a tea lover I feel it is a responsibility to see pure leaf tea being enjoyed and appreciated more widely. The challenge I have in my local market is that ‘real’ pure leaf tea, the tea produced from a specific variety or cultivar of the Camelia Sinensis tea plant,...

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A tea-loving Mum's gift guide to Mother’s Day

By Kym Cooper. Posted

I am a Mum to 2 small humans and I am a self confessed tea nerd. There is something special about receiving tea or tea related gifts for Mother's Day as it generally brings you joy and comfort beyond that one day of the year. I have put together my suggestions for tea gifts for Mother's Day that I would be delighted to receive to give you some inspiration.  For the busy tea drinking Mum Without a doubt all Mum’s fit squarely in this category! If you want to share the tea love with your busy Mum, you want to...

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The Steepery Tea Co’s guide to storing tea

By Kym Cooper. Posted

Tea is best enjoyed when it is fresh and the aromas and flavours are most vibrant. Tea quality will generally1 decline over time resulting in flat tasteless brews. You can prolong the life of your tea by keeping it away from its environmental enemies: moisture, heat, light and aromas. This is best achieved by storing your tea in an airtight container in a cool dark place away from kitchen aromas such as coffee and spices. Our stand-up tea pouches with re-sealable close are perfectly suited to storing your tea for a short period of 2-3 months. If you are looking...

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