For a tea-drinking Mother’s Day gift, here are two tea ideas.
We love tea, and have given both of these items as gifts.
For the woman who drinks supermarket brand teas like Lipton and Tetley, a box of Jaf fine Ceylon teas and may open her eyes.
Ceylon is one of the most popular teas in the world and Jaf, in business since 1944, picks the finest teas from Sri Lanka* and packages them freshly harvested.
Their Tea Sampler/Gift Set is available in both black and green sampler boxes.
The black tea set has 4 classic black teas and 4 fruit-flavored black teas.
There are 10 bags of each type, 80 tea bags total.
There are 10 tea bags of each of these flavors (80 tea bags total).
The teas include:
We especially like fruit teas iced, and warmer weather is upon us. The four fruit-flavored black teas are:
There’s a green tea sampler box if the giftee prefers her tea green.
Here’s the Jaf website.
Make it an even bigger dish with a beautiful teapot that goes on the table.
We particularly enjoy the modern, graceful Danish design, which has a warming stand (and a gift box).
You can fill the removable infuser with either loose tea or tea bags. The water is boiled in a kettle (BYO) and then added to the glass pot; or use it to serve iced tea.
The non-drip spout is a welcome feature.
*In 1972, the Ceylon changed its Colonial, name given by the British at the beginning of the 19th century, to Sri Lanka. In the language of the Indian aborigines who settled there, lanka means island; sri is an honorific. The island nation lies in the Indian Ocean, southeast of the Indian subcontinent.
†Soursop is the prickly green fruit of a tree native to tropical regions of the Americas. It has a creamy texture and a flavor that is often compared to pineapple or strawberry.