You may have seen our post where we made a vegan matcha cheesecake for the first time using Mermaid blue matcha from Bluebird Tea Co. Well this time we've tweaked the recipe and gone for a more traditional green matcha cheesecake using orange flavoured matcha on a chocolate base. This is now our go-to dinner … Continue reading Chocolate orange matcha cheesecake (vegan)
We've been really keen to try a vegan cheesecake since we started the blog and when Bluebird Tea Co. sent us matcha from their latest collection we decided to give it a go. This recipe is for a vegan no-bake coconut cheesecake using Mermaid matcha which contains blue pea flowers giving it this gorgeous turquoise hue! … Continue reading Mermaid matcha cheesecake (vegan)
When Bluebird Tea Co. sent us their Chilli Kale Matcha powder we weren’t entirely sure what to make of it. It's the ultimate health food matcha combo, in fact it could be described as a super-super food. We've been adding it to smoothies which was fine but wanted to experiment a bit with it. When Becca’s … Continue reading Chilli Kale Matcha Vegan Thai Curry
Recently we've been craving something naughty and even a Ice Cream Matcha latte doesn't quite hit the spot so we've been making our own decadent take on Bluebird Tea Co's Chocolate Orange Matcha Latte : Orange Matcha Vegan Hot Chocolate. The recipe's simple and only needs three ingredients so can be whipped up quickly and … Continue reading Orange Matcha Vegan Hot Chocolate
With Bluebird Tea Co's launch of exciting new Matcha flavours we couldn't wait to get baking with them! Check out our Vegan Ice Cream Matcha Meringues...
In our Bluebird Tea Co. rep box this month along with the Easter trio of teas we also received a Mix 'n' Matcha tube containing five mini Matcha tins to try. Each tin contained 2-3 servings worth of Matcha with flavours including Cacao, Orange, Lemon, Gingernut and many more. This is a great way to try different flavours before … Continue reading BeauTEA DIY – Matcha lip balm & lip scrub
You may have seen our recent post reviewing some of Piacha's tea blends; we had a trip to this lovely tea bar in October and we have only just got around to trying all the lovely one-cup tea samples we bought. This time around we are reviewing a trio of mint blend teas, as you may have … Continue reading Piacha Tea Review (Pt 2)
Something people often think eating a plant based diet is boring and ridiculously healthy. This is not true, and we have a recipe to prove it! A sugar-laden, very very naughty recipe, but tasty none-the-less: Vegan Turkish Delight. This recipe replaces the gelatin with cream of tartar and more cornflower to give a similar consistency. Rather … Continue reading Vegan Lemon Matcha Turkish Delight
Becca has been a long time fan of Yumchaa and working in London often visits their cafes when nearby. So recently during a trip to Camden to see some live music I (Kate) took the opportunity visit to YumChaa's Camden Lock cafe, having heard Becca rave about Yumchaa but never actually having the chance to visit … Continue reading YumChaa – Tea Cafe Spotlight
As you know we love tea and we're always on the lookout for ways to integrate it into our daily lives. We've been spotting a new trend for using tea in beauty products, be it bubble bath to scrubs, but with Christmas just around the corner we thought we'd put together a wishlist of products we'd love to try...