February Momma’s Sips!
This half-fermented oolong tea with cocoa pieces, orange peels, marshmallows, and candied ginger pieces will make you feel like you just spent a day at the spa with you and your girlfriends! That’s the stuff dreams are made of.
Sounds yummy right? But what exactly does it mean to be half-fermented? That is just the technical old school name for Oolong tea. Oolong Tea is one of the most time-consuming teas to create. It utilizes all of the five basic steps, with rolling and oxidizing done repeatedly. These teas are anywhere from 8% oxidized to 80% (that’s measured roughly by looking at the amount of brown or red on the leaf while the tea is being made). The leaves are gently rolled, then allowed to rest and oxidize for a while. Then they’ll be rolled again, then oxidized, over and over. Over the course of many hours (sometimes days), what is created is a beautiful layering or “painting” of aroma and flavor.
Oolongs typically have much more complex flavor than Green or White teas, with very smooth, soft astringency and rich in floral or fruity flavors. Different styles of oolong tea can vary widely in flavor. They can be sweet and fruity with honey aromas, or woody and thick with roasted aromas, or green and fresh with complex aromas, all depending on the horticulture and style of production.
The name oolong tea came into the English language from the Chinese name (simplified Chinese: 乌龙茶; traditional Chinese: 烏龍茶; pinyin: wūlóng chá), meaning “black dragon tea”, in which the meaning black is generalized from crow/raven (烏), i.e. “black as a crow”. In Chinese, oolong teas are also known as qingcha (Chinese: 青茶; pinyin: qīngchá) or “dark green teas”.
This tea does contain caffeine.
The recommended infusion temperature is 212° F and then steeped for 3 minutes.
Pretty In Pink
Fruity, pink and poised is what makes this tea stand out! With candied pineapple pieces, candied papaya pieces, hibiscus petals, elderberries, beetroot pieces, strawberry pieces, guava pieces, and vanilla pieces it will make anyone blush.
Fruit tea is slightly different to other types of tea because – well – it’s not tea. We call it Tea for convenience, but fruit tea is simply dried fruits, sometimes with spices or flowers and herbs added.
If a fruit tea is prepared right, it should be naturally sweet and fruity, full of flavor. Dried fruit stewed in water has been consumed for centuries, it can be very refreshing and energy boosting. Fruit tea is packed with vitamins and antioxidants and is great for cleansing the body of toxins and keeping the immune system strong. In that aspect, it’s very similar to tea leaves, with regard to still having high levels of health benefits.
This tea contains no caffeine | Steep at 212° for 5-10 minutes.
Hey there hot-tea
This herbal blend with carrot pieces, peppermint leaves, licorice root, nana mint, and lavender blossoms will have anyone all steamy!
Herbal tea is an infusion or blend of various leaves, fruits, bark, roots, or flowers belonging to almost any edible, non-tea plant. In Europe and other areas of the world, herbal teas are commonly known as tisanes.
Herbal teas have existed for a very long time, but have surged in popularity over the past several decades thanks to their vibrant flavor, as well as their myriad mental, emotional, and physical health benefits. In an increasingly stressful and chaotic world, herbal teas present an opportunity to go back to basics and focus on wellness through a holistic approach.
Because they can be created from almost any combination of natural ingredients, there are a vast number of herbal tea varieties Each with their own flavor qualities and health benefits. The wide array of aromas and tastes delight the senses, while their healing properties have been lauded by traditional medicine for centuries.
This tea contains no caffeine | Steep at 212° for 5-10 minutes.
It’s here, the brand new Rae Dunn collection.
You’re walking through Home Goods, Marshalls or TJ Maxx looking for Rae Dunn and, yet again, you didn’t make it in before the other local Dunners (that’s what die-hard hunters are called), and you leave empty-handed. We get it, that’s frustrating for everyone involved! We had to stop the madness and have had requests from many of our baristas for more mugs so our founder, Melissa did something big & scary and reached out to Rae Dunn herself asking if we could carry her line and she directed her to the merchant inquiries… and here we are excited and totally obsessed with all the new items in our brand new Rae Dunn clay. collection!
Simplicity at its finest.
Because of the simplicity and crisp style of the Rae Dunn pieces, not only are they functional but they can be used as decor throughout your homes! If you like the style of Rae Dunn but want a splash of color, check out the Rae Dunn Indigo Tall Mugs! This new tall mug collection includes deep shades of indigo blue to start the day with a breath of calm with inspirational sayings that make a surprise appearance on the inside rim.
Are you a Dunner?
What about you? Do you love this new partnership with Rae Dunn? Are you a die-hard Dunner, or do you collect mugs just because?
Don’t worry, if you see an out of stock notice, we will have more in the future. This trend is fairly new, but we believe it’s here to stay!
You can find all of our Rae Dunn offerings through your barista’s website, or by clicking the image below! Have fun, stay caffeinated and look for all the funn Dunn in the future! (yes, that rhyme was intended).
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Finally, Caramel has decided to join in on the iced latte party train! I don’t know about you, but I am so ready for that sweet iced caffeine kick!
Cool down and get a caffeine boost with our creamy Caramel Latte mix. It features full-bodied espresso with an irresistible sweet caramel twist. Create creamy blended or iced caramel lattes in a flash with our convenient shelf-stable latte mix. Robust and delicious, it’s a perfect pick-me-up to enjoy anytime. Carefully formulated for premium flavor and consistent texture, our Caramel Latte Mix contains sugar, cream and a blend of high-quality ingredients that deliver smooth, rich taste with every sip.
From creamy blended iced coffee to cocktails with a caffeinated kick, Barista Fria allows you to make coffeehouse classics quickly and easily. Just blend with ice for a frozen frappe, or pour over ice for a refreshing chilled beverage.
How about we step it up a notch with this recipe:
Caramel Java Slide
- 1 cup Vanilla Ice Cream
- 1/2 Banana
- 2 oz. Barista Fria® Caramel Latte
- 1 oz. Caramel Syrup
- Whipped Cream
- Caramel Drizzle
Add measured ingredients into blender cup.*
Swirl glass with Caramel Syrup.
Pour blended mixture into glass.
Garnish and serve.
TIP: We have an amazing sugar free caramel syrup here!
This gluten-free Barista Fria mix contains no artificial flavors, high fructose corn syrup and 0 grams trans fats per serving. Kosher certified.
Barista Fria Caramel Latte is available in an easy-to-pour 1-quart carton. Each carton makes about 11 8 oz. servings.
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Treat yo’self to a Latte today! This is a really neat product that Java Momma saw at the Baltimore Coffee Fest and we knew you HAD to have it!
Perk up and cool down with Caffe Latte. Create rich and creamy blended or iced cafe lattes with this ultra-versatile shelf-stable mix. Full of robust gourmet espresso, this delicious mix makes a perfect anytime pick-me-up. More flavors coming soon (look for Mocha and Caramel)!
Contains sugar, cream and a blend of high-quality ingredients for smooth, consistent texture. Contains no artificial flavors, no high fructose corn syrup, and 0 grams trans fats per serving. Kosher certified. Gluten-free as well!
Instructions: Blend with ice for a chilly frozen frappe, or pour over ice for a refreshing beverage. Mixologists, take note: our delectable mix pairs well with a host of liquors and liqueurs.
How will you drink this? In your favorite to-go mug? In the latest Java Momma Mug of the Month…wait, what’s that??? Check it out HERE. However you decide to transport your Caffe Latte – Java Momma is sure you will love it.
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Java Momma Single Serve Cocoa
Java Momma Single Serve Cocoa is back and it’s better than ever! We have a full line of Cocoa, Mocha and Chai tea ready for your mug. Just add water (or milk for a creamier taste)!
Let me give you a preview: Pumpkin Spice, Chocolate Raspberry, Toasted Coconut, Peppermint…dare I go on?
Take your cocoa to the next level with a hand held milk frother! The frother will be sure to mix up all of the powder, milk/water and anything else you have included in your drink so it’s nice and smooth!
Not sure which to try first? Schedule a tasting with a Barista near you! We also have coffee and tea that will blow your mind.
Java Momma Single Serve Cocoa!!!!!
(I am just so excited!)
Java Momma single-serve cups! They’re back and we’re SO excited
Java Momma Single Serve Cups are back and better than ever. The JM Cups are fresh roasted, 2.0 compatible, and come in a large variety of blends and flavors:
- Momma’s Blend
- Momma’s Blend Decaf
- Not the Momma’s
- Jamaican Me Crazy
- Pecan Sticky Bun
- Cookie Doodle
- Highlander Grogg
- Rainforest Crunch
- Jingle Bell Java
- Sea Salt Caramel Mocha
Momma’s Blend (and Decaf), Cookie Doodle, and Highlander Grogg are best sellers! Jingle Bell Java was a winter favorite. Jamaican Me Crazy, Pecan Sticky Bun, Rainforest Crunch, Sea Salt Caramel Mocha, and Not the Momma’s Blend are quickly rising to the top of the best seller list!! Which is your favorite? Ours is Jamaican Me Crazy 😉
Get 12 Java Momma Single serve cups for $16.99. Which flavor will you try today?
March Momma’s Picks will have you BEGGING for Spring!
Order now and get this shipped on March 7. You will receive one half pound of each flavor and a special gift! Put this on recharge and receive 10% off and never miss a Momma’s Pick!
March Limited Edition Flavors include:
Irish Crème – Irish crème just without the whiskey! This is a delicious blend of cream, nut, chocolate, & vanilla.
Coconut Crème – Fresh coconut with a hint of cream, has me wishing for warmer weather.
Irish Apple Cake – Spice cake with delicious juicy apples. All the flavors of a traditional Irish apple cake.
$29.99, includes free shipping!
March Mug of the Month will give you the Luck O’ the Irish! $17.99 and this beauty ships on March 10, 2017. Subscribe for a 10% discount, or collect the ones you love. Well, of course you need to subscribe because you’ll love them ALL!
This week, we bring you a three pack spice bundle and a single serve iron mug bundle.
Limited Time 3 Spice Bundle $16.99 – shipping included
Spice up your life with our limited time 3 spice bundle!
This bundle includes the following items:
1 Espresso Rub
1 Smoked Tea Rub
1 Tangerine Hibiscus Rub
Single Serve Bundle $39.99
This limited edition bundle has 12 Deans Beans assorted single serve cups & an iron coffee cup to hold them. The bundle including shipping is only $39.99. Grab one for yourself or to use as a gift while they last.
Java Momma Presents: Mug of the Month!
Momma’s Picks is so popular that Java Momma wanted to bring you something to put those coffees in, so we bring you the Mug of the Month!
Full of snark and sarcasm, our Mug of the Month collection will be sure to please even the biggest attitude.
All those fun coffee sayings – YEAH! Get that, on a new style mug every month. Subscribe or just get your favorites, whatever! Limited quantities available, so get these ASAP!
Java Momma is proud to bring you more Organic, Fair Trade and Kosher options! Here at JM, we are committed to the balance of commerce, trade, economy and the environment.
New flavors include a South American Half-Caf and Ahab’s Revenge (the highest caffeine content of any organic coffee!)!
We have added Java Drops (decadent chocolate covered coffee beans), Organic Hot Cocoa (it’s called Sweet Justice – oh so yummy!) and UFO (unbelievably flavorful objects)!