For the tea lover in your family or circle of friends a real treat for a Christmas present is any one of the 36 varieties of tea they offer. Feeling festive? Consider filling up the stocking of your tea lover friend or family member with their Holiday Flavors: Oh! Peppermint Tea Latte and Christmas in Cayman Latte. Any one of these teas are on my Eco Chic Christmas Wish List!
Taste The Flavors of Christmas
Oh! Peppermint Tea Latte
“Refreshing Oh Natural- Peppermint Tea brewed in steamed milk with an added touch of peppermint for a burst of Christmas flavor perfect for getting you in the Holiday spirit.”
Christmas in Cayman Tea Latte
“One sip of this exceptional latte and you will be in holiday heaven. Christmas in Cayman Tea brewed in egg nog with a hint of pumpkin will make you wonder why it just can’t be Christmas all year long.”
Brew up a cup of Christmas
Christmas in Cayman
100% caffeine free
Who says you can’t have a taste of Christmas all year round? Swirling with cinnamon and spice, this therapeutic herbal tea is based on a classic, Ayurvedic formula to promote longevity, stamina, balance and circulation. Perfect for the holidays when everything gets a little crazy! Cinnamon bark may help improve insulin resistance and make the cells of the body absorb glucose more easily. It has been said that cinnamon can lower blood sugar levels and slow digestion, which further reduces blood sugar after eating. The Madagascar cinnamon used in this blend is one of the best grades in the world, and is sweeter and more flavourful than common cinnamon.
Ingredients: cinnamon bark, hawthorn petals, ginger, clove, black pepper, cardamom
Origin: China. 50g makes: 50 cups (based on 3g per 8oz of water, infused 3 times).
Temperature: 212 degrees F, Infusing time: 3-5 minutes
These amazing holiday inspired lattes can be found at Bay Market, in Camana Bay. Drink up the joy of Christmas and enjoy!
Baby It’s Cold Outside
On those cool Christmas breeze days & nights stop by the Bay Market and order a warm Christmas Tea Latte- yum! It doesn’t get better than that, Christmas in a cup- what more could you ask for?
Meet Kadi and Kelli!
Kadi Pentney and Kelli Dawson are the lovely ladies behind the ever charming Tea Time In Cayman. Tea Time in Cayman is a supplier of premium loose leaf tea, teaware and tea-themed gift baskets. Want to know more about their teaware click here
How did this lovely venture into the world of tea begin? For Kadi, both “her love and her family’s love of tea sparked a desire to turn a hobby into a business.” As for Kelli, her “love for tea was developed from a young age as tea time was a family ritual growing up on Vancouver Island and she is excited to bring a hint of West Coast flavour to Cayman.” Their love for tea goes beyond brewing organic tea, they host amazing tea parties!
It’s Tea Party Time!
A Few Of My Favorite Things
Curious to know what Kadi and Kelli’s favorite Tea Time in Cayman, tea flavors are?
Kadi: Oh Natural- Peppermint, Super Zen, Caramelicious, and Genmaicha “Popcorn” tea.
Kelli: Super Zen, Go Green and Christmas in Cayman tea.
No cup of tea is complete without some tea shortbread cookies
Matcha Green Tea Shortbread Cookies
3/4 (2.25 oz.) cup confectioner’s sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons of Tea Time in Cayman’s Super Zen
10 teaspoons (5 oz.) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 3/4 cups (8.5 oz.) flour
3 large egg yolks
1 cup granulated sugar (to coat the dough)
1. Whisk the confectioner’s sugar and Super Zen together.
2. Beat the butter and Super Zen sugar mixture together in a stand mixer (use paddle attachment) until the butter is smooth and light.
3. Add the flour and stir until just combined.
4. Mix in the egg yolks until they are incorporated and the dough comes together. Gather the dough into a ball and flatten it into a thick disc. Wrap the dough in plastic and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or until it is firm.
5. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Use a rolling pin to roll the dough out to about 1/2-inch thickness. Use a small cookie cutter (about 2-inches) to cut shapes from the dough.
6. Roll the cut shapes in granulated sugar and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake the cookies for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
*This recipe makes about 5 dozen 1-inch cookies (about 3 dozen 2-inch cookies). Store in airtight container away from sunlight as the color will fade with exposure to sun.
Ready, set, shop for tea and support local!
Below are some of the retailers Tea Time in Cayman teas are available for purchase at:
Kirk Market, aisle 7
Hurley’s Marketplace, aisle 17
Fosters Food Fair, the Strand
Premier Wines & Spirits, West Shore Centre
Silhouette, Camana Bay
Enjoy your tea and lattes! Cheers!
with love, from one tea lover to another, xo
Photo Credits: Tea Time in Cayman