Free Shipping Across North America
Blog Archives

DRINK YOUR GREENS! WILD TEAS = MORE ANTIOXIDANTS

testing image upload feature

DRINK YOUR GREENS! WILD TEAS = MORE ANTIOXIDANTS Recent scientific research indicates wild plants contain higher anti-oxidant levels and more nutritional value than farmed crops. Looking to get enhanced antioxidant benefits from your daily cuppa?  Go wild… because drinking just

Posted in GREEN, HEALTH & WELLNESS, TEA 101 Tagged with: ,

Beau-TEA-ful Skin Smoothie

almond milk organic healthy nut vegan vegetarian drink

Beau-TEA-ful Skin Smoothie Counteract sun and environmental damage, aging and the bad habits that wreak havoc on your skin with this healthy, frothy, sugar-free drink that contains anti-aging antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, protein, healthy fats, and anti-inflammatory compounds which benefit the

Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, QUICK & EASY RECIPE IDEAS, SMOOTHIES Tagged with: ,

Upcoming Workshops

Cast iron teapot with sprigs of mint

FREE Workshops & Events Share the fun of tea with a friend, a date, out of town guests, or come on your own. Unless otherwise noted, classes take place at our Chinatown location (1624 Government St). Space is limited, so

Posted in FEATURED, HEALTH & WELLNESS, TEA CULTURE, WORKSHOPS & EVENTS Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

MANGO LEMONADE TEA

mango_lemonade

SUMMER ICED TEA BLEND mouthwatering mango & luscious lemon healthy, naturally sweet, sugar-free thirst-quenching & rich in anti-oxidants no artificial flavours Ingredients: black tea, lemongrass, calendula, lemon, mango Mango Lemonade Tea makes a delicious iced tea & a fantastic base for

Posted in BLACK, COCKTAILS & MOCKTAILS, SEASONAL RECIPES, SUMMER TEAS, TEA RECIPES Tagged with: , , , , ,

10 minute FROZEN TEA MARGARITA

Dive into a frosty oasis of refreshing lime and tropical lemongrass in 10 MINUTES or less!  This zesty and refreshing frozen margarita is fast and easy to make, and is a drink the whole family can enjoy – add tequila

Posted in GREEN, QUICK & EASY RECIPE IDEAS, RECIPES BY TEA TYPE, SUMMER TEAS Tagged with: ,

Japanese Cherry Tea Lemonade

cherry-tea-lemonade

Pour 2 cups water (just before the boil) over 2 tbsp. JAPANESE SOUR CHERRY tea. Steep 3 min. Strain over 2 cups ice in heatproof jug. Add 1 cup pink lemonade. If using regular lemonade, add a splash of cherry

Posted in COCKTAILS & MOCKTAILS, GREEN, ICED TEAS & LEMONADES, RECIPES BY TEA TYPE, TEA RECIPES Tagged with: , , ,

Classic Iced Tea Recipe

classic_iced_tea

Homemade iced tea using premium quality tea, is bursting with antioxidant goodness and delicious flavour. Iced tea is easy to make in large quantities, and is incredibly economical, too. Enjoy sipping this thirst quenching and healthy drink on a daily basis.

Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, ICED TEAS & LEMONADES, SUMMER TEAS, TEA RECIPES Tagged with: , , , ,

Maple Forest Tea Latté Recipe

chocolate-panda-herbal-tea-

Mix brewed CHOCOLATE PANDA tea with equal parts milk or non dairy alternative. Add 1/2 tsp. of maple syrup & stir to dissolve. Enjoy hot or iced.

Posted in FEATURED, QUICK & EASY RECIPE IDEAS, ROOIBOS, TEA RECIPES Tagged with: ,

MATCHA SALAD DRESSING

matcha 1

A delicious dressing for mixed greens and cold noodle salads, or dipping sauce for bread as an appetizer. 1/4 tsp. MATCHA 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar 2/3 cup olive or cold pressed sesame oil 1 tbsp. mirin 1 tsp soy

Posted in COOKING WITH TEA, GREEN, SALAD DRESSINGS, TEA RECIPES Tagged with:

CHEF HEIDI FINK’S HOJI CHA MISO SOUP

hoji cha miso soup

This healthy, easy to make, delicious soup uses HOJI CHA green tea to flavour the broth. The lovely roasted flavour of Hoji-Cha makes an excellent base for Japanese miso soup. It’s a fall favourite of Chef Heidi Fink – an accomplished Victoria-based chef, food writer, and

Posted in COOKING WITH TEA, GREEN, SAVORY IDEAS, TEA RECIPES Tagged with: , , , ,

WELCOME

There's always something brewing at SILK ROAD.

Our blog is your ultimate resource for recipe ideas, tea education & culture, spa secrets, health & wellness tips, workshops & special events. Visit regularly to be inspired inside & out!

To find topics of interest, or to discover a recipe for your favourite tea, simply enter its name into the keyword search.

Browse by Category
Browse by Tag

Locations

Silk Road Tea
Chinatown - Retail Store & Spa
1624 Government Street
Victoria, BC
V8W 1Z3

(view map)

NOW OPEN!
Silk Road Tea Vancouver
2066 West 4th Ave
Vancouver BC
V6J1M9

Silk Road Tea at The Victoria Public Market
Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
6-1701 Douglas Street
Victoria, BC
V8W 0C1

(view map)

Contact Us

ONLINE SHOPPING HELP DESK
Tel: 250 388 6815
e: mailorder@silkroadtea.com

GENERAL INQUIRIES
e: silkroad@silkroadtea.com

VICTORIA CHINATOWN RETAIL STORE & SPA
Tel: 250 704 2688 (press 2)

VANCOUVER RETAIL STORE
Tel: 778 379 8481

VICTORIA PUBLIC MARKET at the HUDSON
Tel: 778-433-9838

WHOLESALE
Tel: 250 388 6815
Fax: 250 382 0001
e: wholesale@silkroadtea.com

HOURS OF OPERATION

ONLINE SHOPPING HELP DESK
Please note you may also email us for assistance at mailorder@silkroadtea.com
Monday - Friday 10am-5 pm (Pacific Standard Time)
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday & Holidays CLOSED

CHINATOWN RETAIL STORE & SPA HOURS
Monday - Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday & Holidays 11am-5pm

VICTORIA PUBLIC MARKET at the HUDSON HOURS
Monday - Saturday 10am - 5:30pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm

WHOLESALE ORDERS & ENQUIRIES
Monday-Friday 10am-6pm (Pacific Standard Time)
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED
Holidays CLOSED

Fresh, Organic Tea = More Antioxidants. No Artificial Flavours, Colours, Sweeteners, Dairy or Soy. Gluten-Free.