How to make a perfect cup of tea

cup of tea

Did you know that the British drink approximately 100 million cups of tea EACH DAY?  And of those, 96% are made from a tea bag!  So how do you make the perfect cup of tea? 


If you want to find out some other fun facts about tea drinking, you can visit the Official UK Tea & Infusions Association website.  We really are that cray about tea!

3 top tips on how to make the perfect cup of tea from a teabag


Given the importance of tea, the BBC has made this insightful video to suggest 3 top tips (based on scientific research) on how to make the perfect cup of tea. 
I knew that us British love tea, but I didn’t realise we were this crazy! 
So now, why don’t you make a brew and sit down and watch this.  Or maybe you should make it after you’ve watched these top tips?  It’s up to you…

Fun fact!

When I was at University and used to come back to France for special occasions, the main mission would be to “smuggle” English tea bags back – boxes of them! – so that the tea-drinkers didn’t fall short.

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1 thought on “How to make a perfect cup of tea”

  1. Thank you very much. My husband always said that I should let the water cool down but this man says that it should be boiling

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