An old-fashioned bouquet of camellias your grandmother’s tea service have more in common than the sideboard on which they’re standing. The camellia bush with its shiny green leaves and corsage blossoms is Camellia japonica; the evergreen tea plant, Camellia sinensis. If left to grow in the wild, sinensis can reach thirty feet high. (In Yunnan [...]
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I wake up to tea. Every morning, I wake up to tea. I do not even have to make the tea. My beloved husband lets me sleep for a few extra blessed minutes while he makes the tea. And toast. He always makes toast, too. Unless, of course, we’re out of bread (which happens more [...]