Honey & Liquorice
Liquorice Greek meaning ‘Sweet Root’.
In China, it is known as the ‘great detoxifier’ because it is thought to drive poisons from the system.
By 1900 there were at least 10 liquorice factories in Pontefract West Yorkshire and was the major employer of the town, particularly of women.
In July the annual Liquorice Carnival is still held. There is a liquorice queen crowned with a liquorice crown. She will wear liquorice clothes and parade for visitors with liquorice jewels. You can buy a liquorice plant to take home with you, and there is even a liquorice cheese made there.
The British Army issued liquorice bars to all its soldiers during the Second World War after they discovered Japanese troops fighting in the jungle used it to quench their thirst.
In 2003 Policeman Simon McEvoy prevented a gas explosion in a street in Oldham by plugging a leak with a liquorice all sort.
A must for all liquorice lovers, an amazing unique flavour, complex with natural honey highlights. By virtue of the fact this blend does not contain any tea, it is caffeine free! Additional benefits are vitamin A, C, beta-carotene from the Hibiscus which helps to replace electrolytes in the body and ease symptoms of coughs and colds what could be better. This tisane has a silky liquorice body mixed with balanced honey overtones, also a lingering fruity finish and a stunning burgundy red colour, it tastes as good as it looks.
Origin: Canada / USA / Thailand / Spain
Caffeine Guide: None
Region: Ontario / California / Sing Buri / Seville
Antioxidant Content: Low
Taste: Liquorice with honey overtones and a fruity finish
Ingredients: Apple & Raisin pieces, Hibiscus & Cornflower petals, Fennel, and Natural flavours.
Infusion Colour: Deep burgundy red
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Very pleasant taste comes out a pink colour. Lots of bits in tea so a good strainer. Yeah great cuppa, will be buying more. 🙂🙂🙂
A new brew for me as a repeat customer several times over. Great taste, great brew. Will be buying more.
This is a beautiful tasting tea, which a fantastic, deep red colour. It is very a very comforting brew; the aniseed from the liquorice balanced by the sweetness of the honey - a real treat. We are return customers to Teacakes of Yorkshire and have ordered this in the past. We will be back for more!
Really pleased with my liquorice and honey herbal tea can’t stop making a pot. I purchased a kilo making it very good value for money. Would highly recommend.
This is one of my new favourite teas. A lovely blend that we like to have in the evenings. I honestly haven’t had a bad tea yet from Teacakes of Yorkshire