Banana Matcha Green Tea ‘Ice Cream’

By Melissa d’Arabian, AP | August 26, 2015 Matthew Mead This June 22, 2015 photo shows banana matcha green tea ice cream in Concord, N.H. This recipe requires just four ingredients and zero special equipment. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)   Like many Americans, I was first exposed to the taste of matcha green tea without really any thought on my part: green tea ice cream was the only dessert offered at our local Japanese restaurant, …

Carrot beer on offer after Queensland craft brewer teams up with farmer to help promote local produce – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

By Courtney Wilson | June 15, 2015 PHOTO: [LtoR] Farmer Richard Gorman and craft brewer Wade Curtis on their farm at Kalbar, with some of their carrot beer. (ABC News: Courtney Wilson)Beer and carrots do not usually go hand-in-hand, but an unusual bright orange brew has been successfully blended from produce out of the Scenic Rim, south of Brisbane. A chance encounter between craft brewer Wade Curtis and a big-thinking carrot farmer …

High Tea, Afternoon Tea, Elevenses: English Tea Times For Dummies : The Salt : NPR

By Nadia Whitehead | June 30, 2015 Afternoon Tea, 1886. Chromolithograph after Kate Greenaway. If you’re looking for finger sandwiches, dainty desserts and formality, afternoon tea is your cup. Print Collector/Getty Images You’re an American in London. You’ve visited Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the Tower of London, but there’s one more thing you want to check off your to-do list: tea. No, not just any tea. …

In Ocean City, tea and spice & everything nice

By Hannah Carroll, DelmarvaNow | June 29, 2015 The Spice & Tea Exchange is perfect for the average cook looking to elevate meals quickly and easily. Wall of spices at The Spice & Tea Exchange. (Photo: Submitted image) Joy Quinn-Whalen enjoys taking her meals to the next level, but without all the hassle. “All you need is the right ingredients,” she said. She puts a new spin on breakfast by sprinkling a hickory rub over …

Iran’s tea tradition – Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

By Angela Corrias, Contributor, Iran Pulse | June 29, 2015 A woman prepares tea at a booth representing Iran at the 49th International Tourism Fair (ITB Berlin 2015) in Berlin, March 4, 2015. (photo by Getty Images/Tobias Schwarz) “Have a seat, tea’s on its way,” announced Navid as we entered his carpet shop in the busy bazaar off Esfahan’s Imam Square, leading us to the cozy corner with four rickety stools …