Between now and Christmas there's half a ton of
Happiness Tea to be sold. We couldn't quite believe it
ourselves when we number-crunched the figures the
other day. Hello world, we've come a long way from
that basement flat in Hampstead...
We have lots of people ask us if our teas are Fairtrade.
They don't carry the Faritrade logo but we still like to
think we trade fairly.
Our Spanish supplier is a cooperative that started
1986 researching the planting and cultivation of
aromatic plants in the
Alicante, Spain. They offered the first
local farmers to grow differing varieties of
plants that had
not been grown in this region before.
In 1998 they
started to collaborate with
organizations to teach organic cultivation in Spain,
experiences with other farmers.
Nowadays, our farmer and the cooperative collaborate
with a NGO that
helps mistreated women and children in South
America. Their next
project is to produce energy for the farms in their
We hope you can taste the sustainable sweetness in
Spanish Orange, Rosemary, Hawthorn,
Raspberry leaf and Lemon balm next time you're
sipping our blends.
"I'm so chuffed for you, it looks as though
things are going great guns and you really deserve it.
I've resigned up to your newsletter so am looking
forward to hearing all of your good news and fab
Row x (ex-innocent person)
"Just wanted to say a HUGE thank you for the sleepy
tea!! It was a delicious and very welcome end to my
bout of insomnia. I truly believe I was asleep before
my head hit the pillow - thanks!" Mandy
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|meeting our customers
We've been having a lot of fun meeting all the
Harvey Nichols customers during our tasting sessions.
We still have two dates left on the calender so if
you're in the area do pop in for a chat and a
ps this photo was actually taken at the Savoy last
week where we picked up a Gift of the Year 2005 -
Highly commended prize for Teastack. It was nice
to see you there Patsy darling, thanks for all your
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I'm not Italian but often fantasize
that I have a family in Italy. Generations of secret
recipes would have been passed to me by a process of
osmosis and through hours spent loitering around the
kitchen table. I would have
learnt how to "mix it until the dough feels right," or
"add enough to taste."
These are the biscuits that my nonna would have made
with me as a piccola regazza. They are light and melt
your mouth. Enjoy.