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AboutCarmen Rotaru, Author at Rivertea Blog

Carmen Rotaru

Carmen Rotaru

Carmen is a tea fanatic, always wanting to discover new recipes and new fun ways to drink her daily cup of tea. She has a tea routine she doesn't want to give up no matter what the day has in stored for her. Carmen is also a passionate and friendly writer, copywriting fanatic, social media enthusiast and an obsessed tea blogger. You can follow her on Facebook or Google+ or check out RiverTea for more interesting articles by Carmen.

Posts By Carmen Rotaru

5 Amazing Teapot Paintings

May 23, 2013 |

Take a look at your favorite teapot. What does it say to you? Does it say “take a break and have a cup of tea”? Well for some contemporary artists teapots say more than that, truly becoming a source of inspiration not only for paintings depicting nature or people enjoying tea, but also for paintings depicting the teapot itself. Read More

7 Dinner Setting Ideas for Summer Evenings That Will Make You a Great Host

May 21, 2013 |

Imagine an amazing summer dinner party together with your loved ones, enjoying each other’s company and a delicious, home made meal. What bliss! Don’t just plan your dinner party using common food and decorations, dare to be different ! Read More

10 Most Creative Coffee and Tea Mugs

May 17, 2013 |

Tired of the same old daily routine? Then why don’t you spice things up in your own kitchen? Grab a funny, creative cup of tea and start your day with a bang!

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How Did Tea Give Birth to a Fashion Statement?

May 15, 2013 |

Have you ever regarded tea as a trend setter? Believe it or not tea gave birth not only to ceremonies, recipes, customs, culture and so on, but also to bold fashion statements as it was the case of the English tea gown. Discover how the tea gowns looked like in their early days and what made them so controversial back then.

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5 Ice Tea Recipes You Must Try

May 14, 2013 |

Do you love a nice, flavorful ice tea during these hot summer days, but you are bored with your usual recipes? No problem as we have for you 5 fresh ice tea recipes you can try anytime! Easy to prepare and amazingly delicious, just pick your favorites! Read More

The Japanese Tea Ceremony in 6 Steps

May 13, 2013 |

Imagine a moment of inner peace while enjoying a small cup of tea surrounded by serenity and tranquility. This is the first image that comes to my mind when thinking about the Japanese “way of tea”. Read More

5 Rare Tea Varieties. Discover Gourmet Teas

May 9, 2013 |

Have you ever thought what makes a rare tea… rare? Well, think about what differentiates champagne from other types of sparkling wine: the geographic restrictions, the grape varieties and the methods used to produce it. How is rare tea similar to champagne? Read More

7 Most Appreciated Varieties of Japanese Green Tea

May 8, 2013 |

Imagine yourself in a tea boutique having to choose between many different Japanese green tea varieties. What would you choose? It’s quite difficult to make a choice without knowing what the main differences between these varieties are.

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5 Spring Tea Party Ideas

April 22, 2013 |

Spring is here, tea is always here, so why not combine the two together for a fine spring tea party? Need ideas? Check out our spring tea party ideas and start planning a wonderful and special day dedicated to your loved ones, friends and family. Read More

Japanese Tea Ceremony (Part II)

April 4, 2013 |

Tea is much more than a simple beverage, tea represents history and tradition; that is why the Japanese developed their world famous Japanese tea ceremony. Discover the different types of Japanese tea ceremonies and the tools needed if you plan one yourself. Read More