On a sunny summer sunday, I filled totes and bags with tea tools, infused iced teas, tins of tea and (carefully wrapped) treasured tea pots and tea cups. The air was bright and clear as I made my way to the classroom to teach my tea workshop as part of a series of thoughtfully curated classes with The New Old Fashioned, founded and led by the loveliest ladies-Sharon McMulen and Anna DeMarco-Mills.
Steeped Sips and Bites, the theme of the workshop, featured a few of my favorite infused iced teas (rosemary assam black tea lemonade and lavender,rose,chamomile, sencha green tea with a splash of lime juice), along with fresh brewed pure iced teas, farmers market fruit simple syrups and a range of my homemade and simple tea infused treats: campfire tea ice cream sandwiches, matcha green tea goat cheese crostini, earl grey tea butter melted on popcorn, lapsang souchong butter melted on popcorn and watermelon and basil skewers with assam black tea simple syrup. I shared tea 101 tips, recipes for tea infused treats, iced tea techniques, a DIY tea blending bar, and stories within my steeped world. Rather than ramble, I recommend that you peek at the delightful video that captured the joy in the air on that delightful sunday afternoon (from the talented ladies of LoveMeDo).
p.s. I'll be teaching more classes this fall in philadelphia, so be sure to subscribe to my enewsletter to be the first to know.