Honey & Liquorice
Liquorice Greek meaning ‘Sweet Root’.
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
Wrapped Gift Set Details
100g of your chosen loose leaf tea in a metal matt black Airseal caddy
Arts and Crafts style Empress tea strainer with drip bowl
One perfect cup of tea measuring spoon quality 18/10 s steel
All gift wrapped in a sturdy re-usable kraft presentation box with ribbon and tag (Christmas tag from 1 Nov to 22 Dec and plain red rest of year unless requested)