5 Tea and Book Combinations to win over even the pickiest people

Here at Dorothy Dickens, when we think of tea with a book we want it to be an experience.


To celebrate the release of our gift hampers here are some fabulous combinations that are sure to win over anyone, whether for Christmas or as a 'just because' gift.



Book: Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen

Tea: French Earl Grey


Explore Austen's England and dream about Darcy and Elizabeth against the soft smokey and floral flavours of our French Earl Grey. Ever a classic the French Earl Grey is a brilliant tea served with milk or black.



Book: Tess of the D'urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Tea: Scottish Breakfast


What’s better than the cold bleak landscape of Tess paired with a warm sharp tea. Add milk to smooth the bitter edge of the English countryside and the protagonists plight.


Book: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall

Tea: Rooibos


Let this warm caffeine free tea steep to perfection whilst you become enthralled in the deception and intrigue of Mma Precious Ramotswe’s world. This tea has a smooth comforting flavour and is perfect hot or cold.


Book: White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

Tea: Traditional Indian Chai


Pair the sultry heat of the chai to the busy flavours of Bangalore or add milk to this blend to smooth the bitter taste of Balrams early life.



Book: Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Tea: Tea Trick

Be your very best Mad Hatter and serve this bright tea with a slice of orange to create a colour changing display that would make the Red Queen shudder. With a distinctly herbal taste this tea is a great summer tea.


Now that you have all these idea in you head you can build your very own gift hamper, or ask our staff to build one for you.


Each hamper includes: 1 x Book 1x 50g Loose Leaf Tea 1x Tea Cup 1x Large Shortbread 1x Stainless Steel Tea Infuser


Email or Call Dorothy Dickens 02 6452 6052 and we can help you build the ultimate care package!



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