The best loose-leaf tea flavours, from classic earl grey to fruity blends. A quick guide to the main types and how to make loose leaf tea in 5 easy steps.
Food and Drink from Nature's Larder
Creating a greener lifestyle isn't just about the sustainable products we use around the home or in personal care. It is also important to pay attention to what we consume. You can learn about growing food in the garden section and eco-friendly preparation tools in the kitchen section. Here, we have tips and recommendations for different eco-friendly products in food and drink.
A greener approach to food and drink can take on different forms, from focusing on organic produce to embracing locally sourced or cruelty-free goods. There are also lots of substitutions we can make to embrace nature's larder and promote a better diet, greater relaxation, and other benefits. Here you will find some healthier organic teas and coffees, from green to red bush, as well as the best kinds of honey for a natural sweetener. Little changes here and there can make us feel better about what we are putting in our bodies and the impact those choices have on wildlife and the wider environment.
How to get started drinking green tea and tips to make it taste better. My top pick from 11 options with something to suit all preferences and budgets.
How to eat organic food on a budget. Buy produce locally and in season, plan meals to avoid waste, bulk buy staple ingredients, choose better quality meat and fish and make good use of your freezer.
Here are a selection of the best rooibos teas in the UK, one for each variety depending on your taste. We have original, rhubarb, honey, earl grey, iced, small sellers and luxury brands.
The plant compounds in red bush tea could be good for protecting you from conditions caused by free radical damage. It is caffeine free, rich in antioxidants and low in tannins.
If we eat food which has been grown by farmers using high standards of organic farming it can be better for our health. Those organic farmers use more natural methods to care for the land and the animals, which also benefits the environment.
Here is a guide to the producers of the best Manuka honey. These popular brands use various systems which test the honey for authenticity and potency so you can be sure of the quality before you buy.
What can manuka honey help with? This superfood with its healing properties has been used as an effective remedy to ease many health conditions. It can also be used as a healthy alternative to sugar.