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Winter Body Scrub for Glowing Skin

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Combat winter dryness and get glowing, soft skin instantly with this moisture-rich, exfoliating body scrub. This easy home spa treatment also stimulates the circulation, which can ease winter aches and pains, and can help reduce cellulite while also have a

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Festive Tea Mimosa

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Let the party begin with this effortless cocktail! A delightful and refreshing Tea Mimosa is the perfect way to greet guests as they arrive for dinner. It also makes a wonderful signature drink at a cocktail party. Ingredients 3 tbsp. Silk Road Tea ½ cup white

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Very Merry Tea Punch

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‘Tis the Season for a Very Merry Tea Punch! Ingredients 6 tsp. Alchemist’s Brew loose tea (or Earl Green, Philosopher’s Brew or Sublime) 1½ boiling water 1½ cups chilled cranberry juice 3 cups chilled sparkling rosé or sparkling pink wine

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EGG-NOG TEA LATTE

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Combine tea with egg nog for a tasty and festive treat that fortifies and renews.  Combining the right tea (see our list below) with egg nog enhances the flavour of the egg nog and reduces calories.  AND best of all

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Apple-Chai Cider

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Create a tasty fall drink that uplifts the spirits and wards off winter chills.  Combine equal parts brewed HERBAL CHAI tea with heated apple juice. Herbal Chai tea is caffeine-free and loaded with ginger and cinnamon, which boost the immune

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Sweet Peach Seduction Tea Latté Recipe

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Warm, cosy and in love… with Tea Lattés! PEACH PARADISE is a Ceylon black tea grown at 6000 feet in elevation, blended with calendula flowers, citrus peel, and peach fruit essence. Make a simple and delicious tea latté to share

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Fire and Spice Tea Cocktail Recipe

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Pour 3 cups boiling water over 2 tbsp. RED BUSH CHAI tea. Steep for 10 minutes, and then strain. Refrigerate until cold. To chill instantly, brew tea in 1 1/2 cups water & strain over 1 1/2 cups ice. Combine chilled

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Tea Cocktails at the Hotel Grand Pacific

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Celebrate the season with SILK ROAD Tea Cocktails! The Pacific Lounge at the Hotel Grand Pacific, created a unique Tea Cocktail for the holiday season made with SILK ROAD tea. The Silent Night Cap is made with JEWEL OF INDIA black tea

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Festive Mulled Tea Recipe

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Stay warm & cozy with quick and easy to make Mulled Tea. Simply combine equal parts brewed tea with heated apple or pear juice. Serve in short tumblers or mugs. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and thinly sliced apples. We suggest

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CHEF HEIDI FINK’S HOJI CHA MISO SOUP

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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

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Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
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