Journal / Chai

  • The Best Recipe for Authentic Masala Chai at Home

    A cup of Classic Massala Chai in a relaxed and bright living room
    Chai has a long cultural legacy and is a key element of social life in South Asia and the Middle East. It is brewed with a lot of love and attention to bring the best flavours out of the ingredients. So, it takes a little more than popping the kettle on and pouring boiling water on a tea bag and it’s worth it!
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  • What is Chai Tea?

    Classic Masala chai in a cup with biscuits and spices on the table
    Chai – the word for tea in India & Pakistan. And so the term ‘Chai Tea’ is literally ‘Tea tea’! Today the influence of chai can be seen in many hot beverages from chai lattes’ to ‘dirty chai’ and a multitude of chai blends. This article sheds light on the beginnings of traditional chai, which we see as an expression of the flavours and cultures in tea concocted in British India.
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