Mini Kakaoda Chocolate Doughnuts

Mini Kakaoda Chocolate Doughnuts This recipe does not require any nasty deep frying. We use a natural cacao ie non-alkalized cacao – most organic markets refer to our chocolate powder as ‘Raw’ product. However, all raw cacao, according to international food standards should be referred to as ‘natural’ cacao. Makes 12 mini doughnuts   Ingredients ¼ cup coconut...
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Is ‘Raw’ always the best fit?

It still feels like Paleo season. In fact it’s more like a raw, peleo/vegan (not possible I know…yet!) gluten and dairy free, coconut fixated season. The more I get around to different foodie circles the more I feel like these tag lines combine. The more I think of it though the more its possible to...
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Workplace Mindfulness

The topic of mindfulness is such an enormous talking point within both HR but also sales and marketing machines within corporates right now. What many are now discovering is that the topic of personal time is dwindling all too fast and efficiency in the work place is dropping as a result. There is a direct...
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The Daily Tea Schedule

I have been learning about tea from a Chinese perspective ever since I first arrived in China back in 2001. The learning that can be gained is very useful especially when trying to fold this back into Western understanding and consumption trends in tea. The first things I noticed when I moved back to Australia...
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Tea Journeys ‘Teashirt’ Prizes

All Tea Journeys retail purchases between November 15 and December 15 are in the draw for 1 of 2 ‘Tea Journeys Hamper.’ This year the hamper consists of: ‘Teashirt’ Selection of Speciality Loose leaf Teas Taiwanese ‘Piao Yi Bei’ Teapot Prizes will be awarded from all retail purchases processed via our online ordering only:  ...
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Kakaoda Chocolate Smoothie

How to create some other wicked items from our all organic natural drinking chocolate! Photos and incredible recipes courtesy of Penny University Roasters. Blend the following ingredients:  Kakaoda natural drinking chocolate 1 shot of PU espresso shot  Banana  Dates  Coconut cream Toasted coconut (as a garnish) Try it at home or cafe in a large...
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New Tea Trends in Australia – Session 1

This was a recent interview carried out by Global Times in Beijing. Interested to learn how western tea companies are tracking tea consumption trends and delivery in western markets. Following is the interview held between Global Times reporter Chen Xi Meng and Tea Journeys Director Mark Thirlwall. The main angle to this complete article and interview is about what...
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The Yunnan Tea Odyssey – By Bike

  The Yunnan Tea Odyssey – By Bike NEW DATE:  March 12-19, 2016 Bordering on Laos, Burma, and Vietnam – and only a short boat ride from Thailand – Yunnan is one of the most ethnically diverse and geographically stunning areas of the world. Twenty-six of China’s fifty-six ethnic minorities reside in Yunnan, and The...
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What is Raw Cacao Versus Natural Cacao

There is a debate around raw cacao. Some companies claim that they have cocoa products available that are processed below 40-48 degrees Celsius (depending on the person you are talking to). One should be very skeptical about the possibilities to process such a product, let alone a product that is food safe too. When we talk...
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