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Infuse Your Booze: Tea infused beer

Last week we talked about infusing vodka with tea, but did you know you can also infuse beer?  Tea infused beer is another super refreshing summery drink. In the Greater Toronto Area, Mill Street Brewery’s Lemon Tea Beer—which is infused with orange pekoe and earl...

Infuse Your Booze: Green Tea Vodka Cocktails

Flavoured liquors are all the rage right now. Have you seen the birthday cake flavoured vodka? I’m not sure what preservatives and sweeteners are added to achieve that flavour, but I‘m betting it’s not pure birthday cake! Did you know that you can use tea to make...

Recipe: Frozen Spice Route Oolong Chai Latte

Summer is here and if you’re looking for ways to enjoy your tea and cool down at the same time, you’re not alone. This summer, we’re going to create a variety of recipes that will incorporate everything we love about summer – cool drinks, relaxing days, fresh fruits...

Rohan Marley – Eleven Years To Overnight Success

I know this is the Seven Sisters blog and I do still really love my tea, but we don't have a blog for our coffee company, Markcol and I really needed to share about meeting this incredible guy last week. As a business owner and lifelong entrepreneur, I have always...

Here’s What Tea Reminds Us…

“I promise this just might be the most fascinating conversation you will hear all week.” With these words, podcast host Rich Roll introduces us to a Buddhist monk named Wu De who travels the world, teaching people the importance of…tea.  To be specific, teaching about...

Can You Freeze Loose Tea?

“Can you freeze loose tea?” It’s a question we get surprisingly often and there is no real short answer to it.  So, we were thinking instead of “short,” we’ll go for “our best” answer. Think about your current favourite tea.   Is it a simple herbal?  Maybe it’s a...

The Teas That Bind Us

Have you ever noticed how often when you are trying something that is culturally new to you - especially sampling the cuisine of another ethnicity - there is most often a cup of tea at hand? I am always delighted at how different cultures have different teas and at...

Pancakes Infused With Strawberry Shortcake Tea

A customer and Facebook friend posted this sweet recipe idea on the Seven Sisters' Facebook page a few weeks ago.  After experimenting with it at home this weekend, we can confirm that it is indeed delicious.   If you have some nice ripe strawberries in the fridge,...

Of Costa Rica, Early Morning Surfing and Yerba Mate Lattes

I never thought of myself as a morning person.   I mean – to be clearer: I thought of myself as the kind of person who couldn’t possibly jump out of bed and straight to task.   I was always more the “don’t talk to me until I’ve had my coffee” type, or at least “don’t...

Mother’s Day Brunch & Tea Menu

Here it is!  Our first ever post on the Seven Sisters blog, a Mother's Day brunch & tea menu.  We are hoping that our blog will become one of your Internet "must-reads" as we share recipes, some stories and of course some tea talk. This menu features a main course...

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