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Tea Spice: A Brief History

  Tea Spice, or 'chai massala' as our ancestors called it, is a delicious addition to tea, coffee, cocktails and food. Our original tea-spice blend originated in India since the late 1800's as far as we can trace. We have our grandmothers recipe which she was also passed by her mother.  In 1969 when my parents moved to London, the recipes came with them. They moved here before it all kicked off with Idi Amin in 1972. Back then my mother would make pots of it and experiment with different flavours as we still do today. She is a passionate cook who has written a cupboards worth of recipe books. During my time in running music events, hundreds of people...

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