Drinks made steeping herbs and leaves in a liquid, usually boiling water.

How to store tea

You have gone to great lengths to find a great tea. You have spent two to five times or more what it would cost to get an ordinary tea from the grocery store. Now, keeping your tea stored properly can make it last as long as a year.


Coffee is other historic beverage. It is the choice breakfast beverage for many, the perfect finish for a meal, and it is also used to flavor many desserts.

Coffee and health

The last 25 years has seen the growth of a cottage industry in the study of the health effects of drinking coffee. And no wonder - over 400 million cups a day are consumed throughout the world. But for decades health workers warned that the habit might be unsafe. Recent studies show the opposite is more likely to be the case.