TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Irish Breakfast Tea

That comforting cup of Irish breakfast tea is actually Assam, from India. Photo © Olga Miltsova | Dreamstime.   Most tea drinkers have heard of Irish breakfast tea. Fewer have heard of Assam (ah-SAHM). Yet—surprise!—they’re the same tea. The Irish developed such a fondness for the rich, malty black tea from northeast India that they…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Irish Breakfast Tea

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. We woke up and brewed a cup of Irish Breakfast Tea, enjoyed with some lemon-ginger scones from Sticky Fingers scone mix, our favorite (along with Iveta scones) for making delicious, moist scones with ease. You’ve probably seen Irish Breakfast Tea—maybe even own a box. But do you know what it is?…
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