Saturday, 20 February 2016

Raising The Toast To Tea By Typhoo!

Talk Over Tea, With Typhoo

Friday, February 19

Oxford Bookstore, Connaught Place

This Friday afternoon was meant for a perfect beverage at the perfect venue. Tea and Books make for the ultimate combination and when UK's leading tea brand teamed up with an upbeat bookstore in Delhi, I could not refuse.

Tea, for some of us, parallels a nectar and marks a perfect start to our day. Typhoo, which is famous as UK’s finest tea brand, hosted an interactive session over the essence of Tea as a beverage and its benefits. The panel consisted of veteran Writer and Journalist Sharmila Chand, author of "Cheers :365 Cocktails and Mocktails", Dietician Dr. Neelanjana Singh, author of "Our Kids Eat Everything", and Mr. Subrata Mukherjee, spokesperson for Typhoo India. The dialogue was centered around the ancient beverage and its numerous beneficial properties.

Mr. Mukherjee, opionioned on how Typhoo teas and infusions were apt for health-concious and 'fit foodie' consumers. He also unveiled the new caffeine-free organic range in Chamomile and Peppermint variants.

Dr. Singh shared her anecdotes on how the 'wonder beverage' had far more significance than merely being a necessity to begin one's day; stressing how Tea scored over Coffee in rendering the body calm and how it worked as a sleep inducer, also speaking about the beverage's common methods of intake. During the session, it was made known that Tea had a high content of flavonoids, tannins, and anti-oxidants, while enhancing an individual's metabolism by five percent  and also working as a stress buster! :)

Sharmila Chand moderated the panel discussion, and as a fitting conclusion to the Talk over Tea, we had a variety of refreshing Tea mocktails from her book "Cheers: 365 Cocktails and Mocktails" and Typhoo served up their signature tea mocktails with its fruit and herb based Fruit Infusions range.

My most favorite concoctions were Sapphire Sunset and Tropical Paradise, consisting of a Lemony Zest and Blackcurrant flavor, respectively.

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