Tea Inspired Podcast

A Chat Over A Cuppa With Edwin Soon (Singapore)

t-Radio had to opportunity to meet Edwin Soon, a recognized and qualified oenologist contributing wine editor to various magazines such as Wine and Dine, Harper’s Bazaar and the Malaysian ‘Star’.

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A Cuppa With John Clancy, WACS (UK)

t-Radio had the opportunity of speaking with the Education Director of the World Association of Chef’s Societies, John Clancy.

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Dilhan Fernando chats with Chef Rishi Naleendra & Manuela Toniolo (Australia)

Dilhan C. Fernando recently had a candid chat with Head Chef Rishi Naleendra of Cheek by Jowl, the first Sri Lankan to win a Michelin star and his wife Manuela Toniolo, who manages the restaurant.

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Gregory Powell’s Experience At The 70th School Of Tea

An avid enthusiast of all things wood apple and Latino music, Gregory Powell works at the elegant 5-star Gulf Hotel in Bahrain. Enjoying his time at the 70th Dilmah School of Tea, Greg comments that the knowledge sharing was exemplary, and the proceedings were carried out without a hitch.

Tune in to listen to Greg’s side of the story.

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Inspiration Through The Mjf Charitable Foundation: Daniel Franco

t-Radio teams up with Spanish Sous Chef, Daniel Franco, based at the Ritz Carlton in Koh Samui, Thailand. Daniel speaks admirably of the work the MJF Charitable Foundation carries out. 

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Tea Thoughts From Down Under: Mark Blong

In this edition of VIP Chat over a Cuppa, we sit with Mark Blong from the sunshine coast of Australia.  Mark, a café owner and the Head of Culinary Operations at two hotels in Darling Harbor, holds a particular favoritism for the Rose with French Vanilla Tea.

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Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando, over a cuppa with Black Hat Chef - Bernd Uber

Join Tea Grower and Dilmah CEO, Dilhan C. Fernando, over a cuppa with Black Hat Chef - Bernd Uber as they discuss what it means to be a Cook and Chef in the 21st Century.

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Rhythm of Nature: The Soul of Black Tea in Music

Listen to the melody born out of the combination of reputed instrumentalist, Ravibandu Vidyapathy’s favourite tea, and his favourite traditional drum.

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Rhythm of Nature: The Rhythm and Flavour of Tea in Music

Like the sounding of Magul Bera (Ceremonial Drums) to herald the auspicious start of an event, drinking a strong cup of tea energises the beginning of a great day.

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Business Mogulis and Tea: Jane Milton

Originally from Scotland but now based in England, Jane Milton is our newest guest on VIP Chat Over a Cuppa. As the 1st person to be certified a Tea Sommelier by the Tea Association of Canada, and brains behind a food & drink manufacturing consultancy operating in England and overseas, Jane was introduced to Dilmah in 2013 in the form of a partnership between Tea and Cake.

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The Value of Health and Wellness: Dr. Tissa Amarakoon

The author of Tea and Your Health sits down with us on today’s segment of VIP Chat Over a Cuppa. Dr. Amarakoon is a firm advocate that wellness is a compilation of physical and mental health along with a healthy diet.

Long time tea drinkers are more likely to reduce the risk of degenerative diseases. Tune in to find out why!

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Robert Schinkel Reminisces About His First Tea Inspiration

Follow Robert Schinkel, mixologist extraordinaire, as he takes you on a journey to Sri Lanka’s tea country waking up with the sun. He chats about Tea being the most social drink, bringing people together and its association to strong memories.

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Taste and Wellness

Tea, one of the oldest known drinks in human history, can be enjoyed as a pick-me-up or simply as a way to wind down after a hard day's work. With this in mind, we have dedicated June and July to Taste and Wellness. 

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Tea Gastronomy, Cooking with Tea: Peter Kuruvita

Tea Gastronomy, Cooking with Tea: Peter Kuruvita

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Paring your food with Tea: Edwin Soon

Paring your food with Tea: Edwin Soon

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Tea and its Health benefits: Dr Tissa Amarakoon

Tea and its Health benefits: Dr Tissa Amarakoon

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Tea & Health: How tea boosts immunity

Did you know that tea boosts immunity? Tea was first discovered as a medicine. Antioxidants in real tea, Camellia sinensis, help the human body to resist diseases. Whether it’s green tea, black tea, oolong tea or white tea, raise a cup of freshly brewed tea to strengthen your immune system. Words of advice on how tea can help, from Dr. Tissa Amarakoon and Dr. Anudini Liyanage.

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