What’s In The Packet?

vegan. gluten free. 100% natural.
no preservatives or additives. specialist blend. hand-packaged

Tea Blend
Black Tea  

Experience

Best Enjoyed

In its natural state so you can soak in all the depth and nuance of its floral flavour. For the sweet lovers, a touch of your favourite sweetener will lift the elegant notes while a dash of milk makes for a sumptuous experience.

Best Served

Fine china or your favourite tea cups are ideal. Though winter calls for a knitted tea cosy and mugs you can wrap your frosty fingers around.

Pairs Well With

Afternoon sunshine and its own tasty self. If you’re peckish, scones, cake or cucumber sandwiches are about as English an accompaniment as you can get.

Tea Time

Who says you have to stick to labels? Enjoy a cup of English Afternoon tea any time the desire for it takes your fancy. Though evenings should be reserved only for those souls who can roll with a late-night caffeine buzz.

Caffeine Level

High

Tea Strength

Medium
For a softer buzz

Brewing Guide

  • AMOUNT

    1 tsp per cup

  • TEMP

    100°C (210°F)

  • TIME

    3 – 5 min

Add 1 tsp of tea to a teapot. Pour in 200 ml of water boiled to 100°C. Steep for 3 – 5 min. Strain into cup. Sweeten to taste.

Brew it the traditional English way

Boil freshly drawn ambient water in a teakettle to 100°C;. Warm a ceramic teapot by rinsing with the hot water. Add 1 tsp of tea per cup to the teapot and 1 for the pot. Pour in the hot water. Stir and steep covered for 3 – 5 min. Strain into cup. Sweeten to taste. Best served in your finest china with milk or a slice of lemon and sugar on the side. Finesse your English tea-drinking etiquette with these handy tips; stir your tea by placing the spoon in a 6 o'clock position in your cup, then back towards 12 o'clock while not clinking against the sides. Place your teaspoon on the saucer with the handle pointing in the same direction as the cup handle. Hold the cup handle with your thumb and forefinger. No pinkies up! Never allow your cup to travel more than 30 cm from your saucer. As for milk in first or last, you choose your side in the debate! Sip with poise and enjoy on its own or with cucumber sandwiches, scones and cake.

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