how to make tea like the british

how to make tea like the british

How to Make a Traditional British Tea

Having a ‘proper’ cup of tea like the British can transform enjoying tea from an ordinary experience to a special one. Here is a quick guide to making a cup of tea just like the British do:


  • Tea bag
  • Milk
  • Sugar
  • Tea pot
  • Cup and saucer


  • Use the cup and saucer; they are an essential part of a proper British cup of tea.
  • Begin by bringing fresh bolling water to the pot and add the teabag (or in the case of Earl Grey, add a few extra drops of bergamot oil)
  • Allow tea to steep for four to five minutes.
  • If desired, add one teaspoon of sugar and a splash of milk alternatively add the milk first.
  • Pour the tea into the cup
  • Enjoy your tea sip by sip


Making a detailed cup of tea will heighten your tea experience. With the right ingredients and preparation you can make the perfect cup of English tea and enjoy the traditional English way.


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