Hello! Welcome to my third post of my 12 days of Blogmas! 😀
Today I want to share with you one of my favourite things to do during the winter: drinking a cup of tea! I find it so cozy and it relaxes me a lot after a long day, when I’m finally done with all the studying or when I get back home from Uni.
I found this lovely tea box in a local homewear shop and I filled it with all my favourite teabags and other hot drinks infusers.
For a more accurate look, here is all it’s inside in more detail:
Twinings Fruit Infusions (not exactly the same ones as you will find in this link, because here in Italy we get a few less items in general)
Twinings Honey and Vanilla Flavoured Camomille – Bonomelli Relaxing Infusion* – Bonomelli Orange and Honey Flavoured Camomille
Lipton Black Tea – Twinings English Breakfast (international blend) – Twinings Earl Grey (international blend)
Tazo Chai Tea from Starbuck’s – Twinings Voyage Indian Chai* (cinnamon, ginger, cloves, cardamom) – Twinings Voyage African Tunda* (pineapple)
Twinings Yunnan (my favorite!) – Twinings Assam
Twinings Classic Green Tea – Twining Jasmine Green Tea – Twinings Lemon Green Tea
Twinings Lemon Scented Tea – Twinings Four Red Fruits – Twinings Vanilla – Twinings Agrumance*
Lipton Citrus Green Tea* – Lipton Orient Green Tea* – Sir Winston Tea Blueberry Decaffeinated Green Tea* – L’Angelica Green Tea*
Which ones are your favourites? I will for sure place an order soon on the Twinings UK online store as I’ve been seeing a lot of goodness I need to add to my collection!
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*I’m sorry I couldn’t find these flavours on websites in english!
You will learn that most of the recipes from my magic baking bible come from my trip to Canada. This one is the first I ever tried and the one that got me so much into baking. Making this with my dearest loveliest host mom is one of the fondest and sweetest memories I have. For today’s post I changed a couple of things based on what I had at home and what inspired me at the moment.
- 1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
- 1 Tbsp Butter
- 1 Tsp Vanilla
- 1/2 Cup Oats
- 1 Egg
- 3/4 Cup A.P. Flour
- 1 Tsp Baking Powder
- 1 Tsp Baking Soda
- 3 Bananas
Preheat the oven at 180°C
Cream sugar and margarine, then add Vanilla and mix.
Mash your bananas and add them to the mixture. (I have to say it doesn’t look quite appetising at the moment Lol)
Add the oats and beat in the egg with a fork.
Mix your dry ingredients and gradually combine them with the wet mixture. I also decided to put a teaspoon of cinnamon to give it a try, but this is totally up to you.
Add your optional (I added about 1/2 Cup of chocolate chips, but you can pick whatever you like – I find blueberries work really well)
Bake for about 35 minutes – the time may vary, I don’t have the best oven in the world, it’s quite bad actually, so you should really trust your average baking times instead of mine! Just check on it every once in a while.
There you have it! Let me know if you like it!