25 Reviews

I had no idea this was the proper way.I used Earl Grey teabags but can't wait to try it with loose tea leaves. The tea might taste bitter if squeezing the tea bags. That's what I used to do and my NZ friend taught me not to. It was my first time makind it the proper way rather than boiling the water and pouring it in the mug.thanks sharon

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littlemafia December 14, 2009

This is the way my Uncle Colin Dyson (r.i.p.) taught me to make a "proper tea" I've always used fresh cold water, and warmed my pot. I too wish that restaraunts would learn to boil their water!

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mikeandtiah'smom October 07, 2008

This is the perfect way to make tea - the type of tea I was weaned on. Thank you for publishing this method because a lot of people may now decide to drink tea again. Too bad restaurants haven't learned this technique!!

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waynejohn1234 September 09, 2008

This is the way my family drinks tea and have for quite some time. I prefer splash of milk, and honey (no lemon or sugar). Love to see a family favorite here! Thanks for posting!

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Proud Veteran's wife March 04, 2008

This is virtually identical to how I make tea. I use teabags, usually Red Rose or PG Tips, one per cup plus one for the pot. I brew it for 4 minutes, and I usually have sugar and sometimes lemon. It's perfect this way! But it's very important to 1. prewarm the pot, and 2. use BOILING water--not just hot or simmering. Otherwise it'll be bitter. Thanks, Sharon!

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Halcyon Eve January 21, 2008

ok this is how i make it to lol dee

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Dienia B. June 05, 2007

I made this for *Zaar World Tour III* yes your right it's a perfect tea. Directions are easy to follow, I used decaffeinated tea and I'm not normally a hot beverages person but I needed to try this one. Thank you Sharon123

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Chef floWer June 04, 2007

A lovely cup of tea. I used the lemon option with no milk or sugar. Very refreshing.

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Jewelies June 03, 2007

This was devine... I never have had english tea before but it was very good! I used Jasmine tea and just a touch of sugar and milk! This is how I will prepare my tea from now on!

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Lacy S. June 03, 2007
Perfect English Tea