Infused Musings

Boston Food & Caffeine Blog



Infused Transformation! Changes coming this fall

It’s been almost a year since I’ve posted to this little corner of the internet – it’s always hard to make excuses but the last thing I ever wanted was for this space to go abandoned. Sometimes life happens, sometimes for… Continue Reading →

Guess who’s a barista now? A small infused update!

Hey all! So I know I’ve been incredibly inactive this summer, which is the result of a few things, some major, some minor. I got laid off from my design job back in May (boo!), and have since started working… Continue Reading →

Shincha Green Tea – What is shincha and why is it such a popular tea?

What is Shincha? Shincha (also shincha, 新茶, “new tea”) refers to the very first harvest of Japanese green tea, some of which is immediately packaged and sold instead of being tossed into cold storage for later sales. Shincha is highly… Continue Reading →

How to brew loose-leaf tea, 101

One of the first existential crises’ newbie tea enthusiasts face is the precipe of the loose-leaf crossover. There you are, standing on the edge looking down at an abyss of infused confusion. Gone are the safety nets of tea bags… Continue Reading →

Coffee Personality Test Graphic – Adorable but falls terribly short

I saw this little chart on my twitter feed and thought it might be one of those cute personality quizzes, but ended up sorely disappointed. The creator is designer  Ryoko Iwata of popular and admittedly adorable coffee blog I Love Coffee based on some research… Continue Reading →

Hosting A Modern Tea Party

Hosting a Tea Party for Grown Ups in the 21st Century One of the many great things about being an unabashed nerd is that I can have an idea like “Hey, I’m gonna throw a tea party!” and not only… Continue Reading →

New Years Tea Giveaway!

WELP, I did the thing. You know, when you buy more tea than you can reasonably go through before you need room for the new holiday purchases. So, I implore you, fellow fanatics, to help me undo this thing. For… Continue Reading →

My Trusty Lil’ Teavana Bamboo Tool Kit

More excuses to play with my camera! Been testing out some backgrounds that I got from an awesome fabric store in Cambridge (Gather Here for those interested – top notch little place!) About the kit – welp, if there’s something… Continue Reading →

Ink n Drink Review – Heat-sensitive marker may keep you safe from scalds!

So you know that scenario – it’s 7Am and against the will of the gods themselves, somehow you’ve rustled yourself out of bed, into office clothes, and managed to make that zombie look damn fabulous for the day. You hop… Continue Reading →

Temple Mountain Tea Flavor Wheel

Temple Mountain Tea Flavor Wheel Beautiful graphic, one of my favorite flavor wheels to date. SaveSave

Can Starbucks’ Strategy Save Teavana’s Image?

Teavana’s Rough History Teavana, for many a budding tea-nerd, served as a gateway drug into this wonderful world of infused delight. But the boutique tea-shop had a dark side – it was no secret that their pushy business practices served… Continue Reading →

Book Review – 19 Lessons on Tea – Kindle Edition

Price: $2.99 on Amazon Pages: 104 Reading Time: Approx. ~ 1.5-2 hours Overall Rating: 4/5 Readability: 3/5 Information: 4.5/5 Before reading 19 Lessons… I thought myself fairly knowledgeable about the fundamentals of tea. Not to say I’m anywhere near an… Continue Reading →

Introducing Infused Musings! A tea blog of epic persuasion!

Hello, interwebs! Infused Musings was a long time coming – although my for-ray into food blogging met a rather dismal halt, as a connoisseur of all things camellia sinensis, I’m more than a little excited to finally hone in on a subject… Continue Reading →

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