English Tea


English Tea


– 1 c. water per person 
– 1 tsp. of loose black tea for each person and 1 for the pot (or 1 tea bag for each person and 1 for the pot)* 


Step 1: 
Fill a kettle with cold water. Bring water to boil. 

Step 2: 
Meanwhile, warm the teapot by filling it with hot tap water. 

Step 3:
When water in the kettle boils, empty the tap water from the teapot. Put in tea by teaspoonful or bag. 

Step 4:
Fill the teapot with boiling water from the kettle. Be careful not to splash yourself! 5. Allow tea to steep for about 3 minutes. Stir and serve. If using loose tea, pour through a strainer into cups.

* Young tea drinkers may prefer tea weakened with extra milk. Hot cocoa, hot apple cider, or warm milk with honey and vanilla are good teatime beverages as well

English Tea

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