Cafe Culture: The Millennial Obsession

“I can’t function till I drink my first cup of coffee at work”, was my friend’s response to her boss’s very pertinent question on why she hasn’t met her early morning deadline. Needless to say, this excuse didn’t sit well with her supervisor. However, it made me wonder about why coffee has become such an important part of our lives and why do we see…

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Tea Traditions in India

What makes mornings better for any Indian? The answer is as easy as it gets – a cup of piping hot tea with biscuits or a full-fledged breakfast. Whether you are in Kashmir or Kanyakumari, Bombay or Bengal, if you are an Indian, chai is inevitably a part of your food traditions. At 837,000 tonnes, India is the second largest producer as well as the…

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Tea Traditions around the World

Tea has gradually turned into an indispensable part of our lives. We can drink tea at any given time of the day. It is our partner in crime and our confidante. Be it summer, winter, and spring, autumn the tradition of drinking tea knows no bounds. Tea can be incorporated anywhere, whether it’s just a casual chat with a long-lost friend, or gossip that you…

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Green Tea and Its Benefits

Sitting at the ledge of my window, experiencing the pitter-patter of the rain from the comfort of my warm and cozy room as I look onto the road lined with trees swaying in the wind and admire the beauty of the city is a beautiful mental picture! But something seems amiss. May be a hot cup of tea can complete the picture. The joy that…

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