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Inspired By True Love: A blog about the history of chai and how it came to be.

Chai originated from India between 5000 and 9000 years ago and is widespread in many households in regional variations. This is created by the reigning king as a healing Ayurvedic (the traditional Hindu system of medicine.) beverage. Chai is being prepared in different methods with a diverse set of spices and only in 1930's the Black Tea was added. I love the flavors, emotions, culture & history behind tea. Cup of Chai is my way of connecting to others who love it as much as I do and also broadening what teatime means. As an alternative to the hot tea format, several types of cold “chai” beverages have become popular in the United States. These range in complexity from a...

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