A Special Christmas White Tea

Hello Tea Friends,
Hope you are enjoying the magic of the season and not feeling the stresses that can be attributed to Christmas.

This year I acknowledge that I'm pretty behind with shopping and cards, but I'm trying my best not to let this dampen my spirits.

Last night I listened to some classical Christmas music and finally sat down to address my cards. 

I set out a plate of peppermint bark, Danish butter cookies, along with a cup of fantastic white tea.

Wednesday night I made a large cookie sheet of peppermint bark. I broke the pieces and wrapped them in cellophane bags. Makes a nice simple gift!
This is all that is left...I definitely need to make some more.

Last July I had the pleasure of experiencing afternoon tea at Tea's Me Tearoom in Hillsboro, Oregon. It remains the best food I've ever enjoyed in a tea room. 

White Christmas Tea  

I've been really eager to try more white teas recently. Even during a July heat wave, I ordered this tea while at the tea room. I loved it so much I bought some to take home and I waited until this Christmas week to drink it again. The tearoom has an online shop where I plan to purchase more of this tea.

The tea is a natural blend of Mutan white tea, vanilla, almond and cardamon. So delicious! It's really smooth and light with no after taste. Plus, it's not overly sweet.

A peek inside the bag

Merry Christmas to you and yours!
Best wishes for a blessed day,

I'm attending these following tea parties:


  1. The White Christmas tea sounds wonderful! I bought a Stash tea called White Christmas, but it is very different from yours. White tea, but there is peppermint, and a touch of ginger. It's very good.

    I make peppermint bark too. We call it White Christmas Candy. Haven't made any yet this year, though.

    Have a wonderful Christmas!

  2. Thanks for sharing Nora about the white tea. Your cup and saucer are sure pretty and your tree is delightful! So glad you shared!

  3. Oh my, Nora, the white tea sounds fantastic!! I love trying seasonal teas, especially Fall and Winter flavors. Merry Christmas blessings to you and your family.

  4. Oooh, I love peppermint bark! Your white Christmas tea sounds delicious and sounds similar to the Harney and Sons White Christmas Tea.

  5. Hi Nora,
    I have always made almond bark but peppermint would be so pretty. Your tea sounds lovely. I love a tea with spices in it! A Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones and thank you for sharing!


  6. I enjoyed hearing about the white tea. I just learn so much as I go from one tea party to the next. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Nora, thank you for sharing your delightful tea! It does sound lovely...especially in your pretty cup. I love, love Danish cookies too this time of year. My fave are the Danish Royal Dansk. Many blessings to you for Christmas and in the New Year!

  8. I am going to check out that tea site. The white tea sounds lovely. The peppermint bark looks yummy. I will look for a recipe for that as it sounds delish. Love your tea ornaments on your previous post. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas. Hugs, LJ


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