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Secret Tea House #01

Cosy Tea House meets the Labortory of Health. ManuTeeFaktur and The LoveBiteGirl open the first SecretTeaHouse in Kreuzberg. The LoveBiteGirl brings specialty...
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ManuTeeFaktur

The place where you can buy the fresh brewed teas directly from the place where it is produced. Similar to the old shops in...
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Lemongrass – Irreversibel

Thanks to Olivia Morko, Julia Kories & Alissa Verj from Design Akademie Berlin
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Kahwah – Kashmiri Chai

Kahwah (Urdu: قہوہ‎, also transliterated qehwa, kehwa or kahwa) is a traditional green tea preparation consumed in Afghanistan, northern Pakistan, some regions of Central...
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3:20mins at ManuTeeFaktur

Thanks to Christian Schidlowski & André Götzmann
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'the Lovebite girl' brings healthy & yummy treats from sunny Bondi Beach to Berlin 100% Gluten free High Energy Low Allergy High Protein Organic Vegan full of Fresh ingredients & Love all...
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100% organic & vegan

finally ...
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Drink Global – Invest Local

CREDIT NOTE / GUTSCHEIN / GIFT COUPON / VERZEHRSCHEIN   Buy tea and invest in new products or even into the very first tea imported by...
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INDIAN MASALA CHAI – dry

Masala chai (Hindi: मसाला चाय, literally “mixed-spice tea” Urdu: مصالحہ چاےٴ‎) is a flavored tea beverage made by brewing black tea with a mixture...
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Camellia sinensis

Camellia sinensis is a species of evergreen shrub or small tree whose leaves and leaf buds are used to produce tea. It is of...
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Tuareg Mint Tea: S / M / L

  • S =  245ml / To Go
  • M =  500ml / Office
  • L = 1000ml / Home
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Kitchen Kimono / Keikogi

Keikogi (稽古着 or 稽古衣?) or dōgi (道着) is a uniform for training, used in martial arts derived from Japan, or budō. (keiko means practice, gi means dress or clothes). The prototype for the...
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up and down

not just drinking tea, but also brewing it keeps you fit ;-) Its a nice ritual to get all teas, spices, fruits together before the...
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grow local

... as it was not possible to find the quality I've wished for our products I decide to grow our own plants. Our plants...
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the label

For the label a friend of mine - the creative mind behind  http://www.LambsAndLions.com/ - helped me out and did a great job. I...
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Mate / Yerba / Tereré

Yerba mate (Spanish:; from the Spanish: yerba mate, Portuguese: erva-mate , is sometimes spelled in English as maté. Yerba mate's binomial name is Ilex paraguariensis and is a species of the holly (familyAquifoliaceae). It is...
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*truly handmade*

Preparing tea is not a job - its a ritual. For me HANDMADE does not mean to push a button with your fingers or...
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Tea Culture

Tea culture is defined by the way tea is made and consumed, by the way the people interact with tea, and by the aesthetics...
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News

On Facebook you can see which new-ancient recipes I am testing at the moment, how the herbs are growing, which event I’ll visit next, which products...
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Indian Masala Chai: L/XL/XXL

  • L   =  3L / Home
  • XL  =  5L / Café
  • XXL = 10L / Events
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Inside the Manufacture

No comment - the pictures speak for itself.
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Ayurveda

Ayurveda (Sanskrit Āyurveda आयुर्वेद, "life-knowledge"; English pronunciation /ˌaɪ.ərˈveɪdə/) or ayurvedic medicine is a system of traditional medicine native to Indian subcontinent and a form...
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Lemon Grass Tea: S / M / L

  • S =  245ml / To Go
  • M =  500ml / Office
  • L = 1000ml / Home
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Cloves

Cloves are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromaticum. Cloves are native to the Maluku islands in...
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Katies Blue Cat

  • Friedelstraße 31
  • 12047 Berlin
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Cardamom

Cardamom The word "cardamom" is derived from the Latin cardamomum, itself the latinisation of the Greek καρδάμωμον (kardamomon), a compound of κάρδαμον (kardamon), "cress" +...
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Ancient Tea Route

The Tea Horse Road or chamadao (simplified Chinese: 茶马道; traditional Chinese: 茶馬道), now generally referred to as the Ancient Tea Horse Road or chama...
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Das Hotel

  • Das Hotel
  • Mariannenstraße 26a
  • 10999 Berlin
http://dashotelclassic.blogspot.de/
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It’s me, Manu

While traveling off the beaten track through hidden tea rooms, vibrant night-markets, highland plantations and nomadic tents I discovered real tea. In these far-away countries...
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Anise

Anise /ˈænɪs/, Pimpinella anisum, also called aniseed, is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae native to the eastern Mediterranean region and Southwest Asia....
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bottling – filling

All 'additions' in the bottle are totally fresh or fresh boiled ingredients - hand selected! By the way these 'additions' are not just a...
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Michelberger Hotel

  • Warschauer Straße 39/40
  • 10243 Berlin
http://www.michelbergerhotel.com/
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oak stands for the cards

the stand-ups for the post cards are ready. All made out of oak - but all material are leftovers still waiting in Mikes workshop just...
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India

India (ˈɪndiə/), officially the Republic of India (Bharat Ganrajya), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most...
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Indian tea culture

One of the world's largest producers of tea, India is a country where tea is popular all over as a breakfast and evening drink....
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Lemongrass

Cymbopogon (lemongrass) is a tall perennial grass native to warm temperate and tropical regions of the Old World and Oceania. Common names include lemon...
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Ginger

Ginger is the rhizome of the plant Zingiber officinale, consumed as a delicacy, medicine, or spice. It lends its name to its genus and family...
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Día de Muertos

Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends...
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Masala Chai

Masala chai (Hindi: मसाला चाय, literally "mixed-spice tea" Urdu: مصالحہ چاےٴ‎) is a flavored tea beverage made by brewing black tea with a mixture...
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Milk bottle

Milk bottles are bottles used for milk. They may be reusable glass bottles used mainly for doorstep delivery of fresh milk by milkmen. Customers...
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Agave

Agave nectar (also called agave syrup) is a sweetener commercially produced from several species of agave, including Agave tequilana (blue agave) and (Agave salmiana)....
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Cinnamon

Cinnamon (pron.: /ˈsɪnəmən/ sin-ə-mən) is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several trees from the genus Cinnamomum that is used in both...
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Spice Trade

The Spice trade refers to the trade between historic civilizations in Asia, Northeast Africa and Europe. Spices such as cinnamon, cassia, cardamom, ginger, and turmeric were known, and used for commerce, in the Eastern World well into antiquity. These spices found...
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Touareg Mint Tea

Touareg tea, also called Tuareg tea, Mint tea or Moroccan mint tea is a flavoured tea prepared in northern Africa and in Arabian countries....
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Samowar

To bring the hot tea to cafés and restaurants I've found these nice Samowars. Of cause with the same labels like on the bottles...
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wander at large

Last summer manufacture was still an office - to keep all conditions needed for an 'official kitchen' producing food I had to separate the...
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Tuareg

The Tuareg The Tuareg (also spelled Twareg or Touareg; endonym Imuhagh) are a Berber people with a traditionally nomadicpastoralist lifestyle. They are the principal inhabitants of the Saharan interior of North Africa. The Tuareg language, a branch of the Berber language,...
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opening hours

You can always come over to the ManuTeeFaktur and buy fresh tea - except we are just producing or sold out.
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Pappa E Ciccia

Pappa E Ciccia
  • Schwedter Str. 18
  • 10119 Berlin
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Rice Up

Rice UP
  • U-Bahnhof Schönleinstraße
  • Kottbusser Damm 28
  • 10967 Berlin (Neukölln)
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Name & Story

Helmut Stummer, an old friend of mine and excellent copywriter helped me out by smoothing the story a bit. I've asked him if he...
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Black Pepper

Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae. Dried ground pepper has been used since antiquity for both its flavour...
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my favorite tool

A Chinese chef's knife or Chinese kitchen knife — sometimes referred to as a "Chinese cleaver" though it is not a cleaver — is the rectangular-bladed, all-purpose knife...
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East meets West

my first chilled Ice-Teas: One from Far East - Vietnam, the other from North Afrika ... both traditional recipes but without sugar. Agave nectar...
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labeled by hand

the labels on the bottles and cartons are rolled, glued,...  by hand -  like all working steps so long!
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Việt Nam

Vietnam (viːətˈnɑːm/, /viˌɛt-/, /-ˈnæm/, /ˌvjɛt-/; Vietnamese pronunciation:  officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Cộng hòa Xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam), is the...
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Salt

Salt, also known as table salt or rock salt (halite), is a crystalline mineral that is composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl), a chemical...
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Orange

The origin of the term Orange is presumably the Sanskrit word for "orange tree" (नारङगम्, nāraṅga), whose form has changed over time, after passing through...
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Gunpowder Tea

Gunpowder tea (珠茶; pinyin: zhū chá) is a form of green Chinese tea produced in Zhejiang Province of China in which each leaf has...
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Nana Mint

The cultivar Mentha spicata 'Nana', the Nana mint of Morocco, possesses a clear, pungent, but mild aroma and is an essential ingredient of Touareg...
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Kaffir Lime

Citrus hystrix, commonly known in English as kaffir lime, is a fruit native to Indochinese and Malesian ecoregions in India, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and...
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Sugarcane

Sugarcane, or Sugar cane, is any of six to 37 species of tall perennial true grasses of the genus Saccharum, tribe Andropogoneae, native to...
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Ingredients

for those who do not speak or read any German: water, agave syrup, fresh mint, fresh orange and lime juice, green tea, ginger, oranges...
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Next ManuTea: Tuareg Mint Tea

... after almost three months just working with my hands I want to keep you updated … First of all there is a new tea...
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handmade with love, truly handmade …

as I am still working on my claim. maybe you have a better idea
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… and it even tastes better!!!

this is how the final recipe for the Tuareg Mint Tea looks like.
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separately but together – sounds weired

the fresh mint and the green tea are cooked separately but together ...
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as I am using NO SUGAR in all my drinks I had to add some orange

This brings brings a fruity sweetness with it ... here you can see the testing in my little kitchen-lab
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Hand Rolled

not on thighs, 'cause the bottles are still too hot while it's done
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FIRST WE TAKE BERLIN, THEN WE TAKE MANHATTAN

FIRST WE TAKE BERLIN, THEN WE TAKE MANHATTAN ... a good start in my close neighborhood at the beautiful Bistro from DAS HOTEL
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TeaTime at the film set.

Philipp Virus and Stanislaw taking a break...
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alea iacta est

ITS DECIDED! I'll let my teas join the people in the city
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So refreshing! – No Sugar? Just honey! WOW: go for it!

The outcome of Manu's first "selling day" The best summer drink and so good for long tongues. But no wonder, finally this tea has its...
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window shopping

1st of Mai glas bottles and beaties are not allowed in the streets of Kreuzberg - too dangerous :)
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MAYDAY – reality check!

ManuTeeFaktur hits the street today to find out if the marked is ready for me :)
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CATWALK – which paper will dress our teas?

... which paper will dress ManuTea ?
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final – for the moment ;) – Lemongrass-Lable

so, hier mal der "finale Zwischenstand" für mein Deutsches Etikett. Sieht doch schon recht gut aus! Gigi von http://lambsandlions.com/ hat mir...
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most important manu-tea-tool

using just fresh herbs, fruits ... all kind of ingredients this is my most important tea-tool
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naked beauty

... und nun stimmt auch das Verhältnis Kräuter und Blätter die zum "Nachziehen" in der Flasche bleiben - aber noch ist die Flasche nackt
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mass-production :)

my first mass-production-test-brewing ... 100 Liter Test Tea - wow!