How to Make Tea
Tea is a beloved beverage that offers a wide range of flavors. Making tea with its fantastic complexity and subtle nuances doesn’t have to be hard. Here are the basics of how to make tea.
Before you start making tea, you should secure all the necessary supplies:
Tea – choose your favorite tea. Feel free to experiment so that you’ll find your preferred tea blend.
Kettle – make sure to choose a kettle that is the right size for how much tea you would like to make.
Teapot or mug – you’ll need an appropriate teapot or mug to prepare the tea.
Preparing the Tea
- Boiling the water – first, fill the kettle with fresh cold water. Heat the water on the stove until it boils.
- Steeping the tea – depending on the type of tea, place 1–2 teaspoons of loose tea or 1 tea bag into the teapot or mug. Pour the hot water over the tea. Let the tea steep for 3–5 minutes. Taste the tea to check if it is strong enough.
- Serving the tea – once steeped, pour the tea into each cup. If you would like some extra flavor, add a little bit of milk or sugar. Enjoy your tea!
Once you mastering the basics of how to make tea, you can advance your skill further by experimenting with different blends, temperatures, and steeping times. Ultimately, this will help you brew the tastiest cup of tea.