Archive for the ‘Rooibos Tea’ Category

Rooibos Tea Braised Beef with Sweet Potatoes – New Recipe

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

OK, so some would argue semantics and tell me that Rooibos is not a "tea", and they are correct, because Rooibos is not of the "Camellia Sinensis" family, it is properly considered a Tisane, or Herbal Infusion. However, for our purposes, we refer to it as a tea, because ...

Loose Leaf Tea Starter Sets

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Beginning your journey into loose leaf tea can be daunting if you do not have the right tools and advice. Loose leaf tea is continuing to grow in popularity all across North America. As a result, more people are searching for a way to get introduced to loose leaf tea, ...

Rooibos Tea – Different Types

Friday, March 21st, 2008

As we have previously learned, Rooibos is not technically a proper tea, because it is not derived from the Camellia sinensis plant.  Rooibos however, is not usually referred to as a Tisane.  The Rooibos leaf comes from the plant , a member of the legume family of plants.  The Rooibos bush is ...

TeaFrog explores Rooibos Teas and their growing popularity in North America

Thursday, March 13th, 2008

Rooibos (Afrikaans for "Red Bush"), pronounced "roy-boss", has been steadily growing in consumption world wide.  Generations of people in Africa have been enjoying this sweet nutty drink for hundreds of years, and only now is it starting to gain mainstream acceptance in North America.A large contributing factor to the Rooibos ...