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How do I make the perfect pot of tea?

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Badgoushk Sun 01-Oct-17 07:29:52

Our tea bags have run out so using up our loose tea. What are your tips for making the perfect pot of tea? Thanks.

LaurieFairyCake Sun 01-Oct-17 08:11:41

Warm pot, pour water out. Boil kettle. Wait for 40 seconds after it's boiled to pour the water on top of the leaves so the leaves aren't scalded.

Wait 5 minutes. Use a tea strainer. I'm a milk in after because I like the tiniest splash.

And I think tea tastes better in a porcelain mug or cup rather than china if I'm being mega fussy.

Badgoushk Mon 02-Oct-17 14:51:03

Thank you LaurieFairyCake.

Weedsnseeds1 Sun 08-Oct-17 23:04:06

One teaspoon of tea per person and one for the pot!

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