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Hello and welcome to The Steepery Tea Co’s blog Tealosophy. Exploring, learning and musing the world of tea whilst appreciating many steeps along the way.

Tea School

By Kym Cooper. Posted

We launched the concept of our Tea School very quietly at the start of this year. We wanted to bring together all of our tea education under one banner to form a loose path for tea enthusiasts to gain tea knowledge whilst being affordable and flexible. Read all about it here.  We wanted to create a format to give people access to resources to learn more about the world of tea and we believe we are creating an excellent non-accredited foundation programme that is responsive and forward-thinking. We want our class and workshop participants to experience the joy of true...

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3 tips to desirable TEA gift giving this Christmas

By Kym Cooper. Posted

In the spirit of being a mindful gift giver, this Christmas, think about those nearest and dearest teaists in your life and giving them TEA gifts that would bring the greatest joy to their tea tables.  Here are 3 tips on better tea gifting. 1. Buy TRUE tea and support local businesses Selecting a true tea based on cultivar, growing region, processing method (e.g., lightly oxidised, heavily roasted etc), the story of the tea maker or the complex aroma and flavour profiles will make for one happy tea drinker.  There are some very good online tea retailers in Australia that specialise...

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An unlikely pair: Tea & cheese

By Kym Cooper. Posted

Whilst the idea of tea & cheese pairing is not a new idea in the culinary or tea world it is certainly something new in the Brisbane (Australia) market. When we share the idea of pairing tea and cheese together I am mostly met with some curious looks followed by questions about the absence of wine. Whenever we work on a project involving tea the first criteria for us is to ensure that pure leaf tea remains the hero. We respect tea and the people that create the tea too much to play down the product to just some ubiquitous...

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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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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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