Tea Tales

Margaret Frederick
Rugby and Tea go together like .... um ... ūü§£

Rugby and Tea go together like .... um ... ūü§£

Tea for everyone ... you have just got to find yours!

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Margaret Frederick
Yungaburra Sunday Xmas Market and more!

Yungaburra Sunday Xmas Market and more!

The date for Yungaburra Market changes in December to the 3rd Sunday of the month to make sure it is well in time for you to grab your Xmas goodies. It is the largest monthly market on the Tablelands and the picturesque town has plenty of other quirky art spaces, cafes and natural attractions nearby to explore. It is warming up and we are hanging out for the rain ... and luckily for us we know the monsoon will arrive eventually in Tropical North Queensland. Mareeba Market offers a more rural experience with many small farms offering locally grown produce at bargain...

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Margaret Frederick
Pu-erh is a bit of an unfortunate name ... but a wonderful tea!

Pu-erh is a bit of an unfortunate name ... but a wonderful tea!

I actually am not keen on "toilet humour" but it is hard to ignore the connotations of the name of this tea in the English language. However, it is worth getting over this small hiccup because it is definitely one of my favourite teas and well worth trying. I love the earthy woody taste and lack of any bitterness, no matter how long brewed. It also known traditionally for numerous health benefits. Most notable are to: Balance Gut Bacteria & Improve Digestion Lower Cholesterol &  Blood Sugar Levels Improve Sleep Quality & Strengthen Bone Health Pu-erh helps the body produce lovastatin, a natural statin that is commonly used to treat...

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Margaret Frederick
Ginger - I love you because ...

Ginger - I love you because ...

It is an excellent flavouring agent to use in both savoury and sweet recipes for cooking. As well as a long culinary history, it also many health benefits and tradition of safe medicinal use

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