The Ultimate Guide to Making Simple Iced Tea

The Ultimate Guide to Making Simple Iced Tea

Making iced tea is a straightforward process, and it offers various potential health benefits. Here’s our healthy and deliciously refreshing recipe for African Summer Iced Tea. Buds & Beads African Summer is an African herbal blend of Rooibos, cinnamon, orange peel & star anise. Rich in antioxidants, African Summer herbal blend is caffeine free, helps improve digestion and is uplifting. Tap to read more.
The Art of Brewing Oolong Tea: Tips and Techniques for a Perfect Cup

The Art of Brewing Oolong Tea: Tips and Techniques for a Perfect Cup

Brewing oolong tea is an art that requires careful attention to detail to get the best out of your oolong and make the perfect cup. Oolong tea, known for its complex flavours and aromas, here are some tips to help you master the art of brewing oolong tea. Tap to find our more.
Lapsang Souchong and Duck Confit, A Match Made in Heaven

Lapsang Souchong and Duck Confit, A Match Made in Heaven

While on photoshoot for Buds & Beads tea at Karina's gorgeous restaurant, Wild Flower Bar & Dining, we had the pleasure of tasting our smoky black tea Lapsang Souchong with Confit Aylesbury duck leg, Paris mash & red wine gravy. It was a match made in heaven and we thought you might like to try this at home! Tap for full recipe.
How to Make the Perfect Cup of Green Tea.

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Green Tea.

Do you find that when you make a cup of green tea that it’s sometimes bitter and tastes a little like seaweed? We show you the simple steps to making a perfect cup of green tea, so you get the best flavours and maximum health benefits. Click for more.
Have you ever tried a smoky black tea? Lapsang Souchong is the answer

Have you ever tried a smoky black tea? Lapsang Souchong is the answer

Lapsang Souchong, meaning “pinewood small leaves” in English, is a classic smoky black tea originating from China. Our Lapsang Souchong will have you spirited away to whiskey lounges with deep Chesterfield sofas and leather-bound books when you breathe in this Cuban cigar of teas.  Tap to find out more.
Top 5 Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

Top 5 Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

We all seem to be looking for just the right mix of health benefits to lead a better, fuller life. Buds & Beads wanted to share this Blog article written by Sharyn Johnston, CEO and founder of Australian Tea Masters, to help you navigate  through the Top 5 Health Benefits of Drinking Tea, backed by scientific evidence. Click to read more....
Why Loose Leaf Tea and Not Tea Bags?

Why Loose Leaf Tea and Not Tea Bags?

Natural loose-leaf tea is made of premium quality whole leaves in their natural form. When you steep loose leaf tea, it has more surface area for the tea leaves to absorb water and expand as it infuses, releasing a higher concentration of health benefits and more depth of flavours. Click to read more....
Our Story

Our Story

Best friends for more years than they care to count, with more than 35 years of food, wine and hospitality in their veins, Karina and Jo share a hunger for finding new paths to fulfilling their calling for connecting people in ways that are wholesome, nurturing, uplifting and rewarding. Click to read more......