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WATER QUALITY & TEA by Tea Master, Daniela Cubelic

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WATER QUALITY & TEA by Tea Master, Daniela Cubelic ancient wisdom, tips and modern secrets to great tasting tea and healthy water The important relationship that water has to tea is encapsulated in an ancient Chinese saying, which is that

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Upcoming Workshops

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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, classestake place at our Chinatown location (1624 Government St). Space is limited, so register

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Watch: Westworld Magazine – The Street visits Silk Road

The Street with John Lee visits Silk Road, and talks tea with Daniela Cubelic, owner of Silk Road and Tea Master. Perhaps he learns a thing or two during his Tea Tasting!

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Festive Tea Infused Spirits

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Enjoy tea-infused spirits on their own, or combine with other ingredients to create divine and sophisticated cocktails. Add the infused alcohol to hot or cold tea drinks, or tea punch. Tea-infused vodka or gin is perfect for making martinis. 24

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CFAX 1070: In Good Taste – June 15, 2013

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Daniela Cubelic, Tea Master and owner of SILK ROAD, joined Kathy McAree, host of Victoria’s CFAX 1070 radio show In Good Taste, on June 15, 2013 to talk about fantastic summer tea recipes and gadgets. Listen to the podcast to learn about health benefits

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Lemon & Lavender Tea Blossoms

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Enjoy a bouquet of blossoms in your teapot! An uplifting blend of anti-oxidant rich white tea leaves, chrysanthemum & globe amaranth flowers unfurl before your eyes. White tea is made from the newest, and youngest buds of the tea plant, making it ultra

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Canton Orange Syrup Recipe

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Make refreshing, Italian-style TEA SODA with CANTON ORANGE syrup. It’s simple and economical to make, preservative-free and low in calories. Great for kids and adults alike! Canton Orange Syrup Ingredients 4 tbsp. CANTON ORANGE  2 cups boiling water 1½ cups sugar Pour

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Classic Iced Tea Recipe

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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.

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Yixing – China's Legendary Teaware

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Yixing is a small region located in Jiangsu province (near Nanjing & Shanghai), renowned for producing clay teapots & stoneware pottery. The Story of Yixing Yixing Use Yixing Care Instructions the story of yixing There are three types of clays

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TEA BREWING INSTRUCTIONS

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Hot Tea Introduce your teapot to the temperate climes of the tea realm by preheating the teapot with hot water. Pour 2 cups of water over 1 tsp. of SILK ROAD premium quality, organic loose tea. herbal tea bring water to

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

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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

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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

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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
Extended Summer Hours Open until 8 pm Friday & Saturday

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

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