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British Tea-Making Tips from 1941

Not only does this video offer a variety of tea facts and tea-making tips but it also offers a fascinating glimpse into the culture of 1940s Britain. Whether you are looking for tea-making tips or you are just curious, this video is well worth a look for its nostalgic feel. Some of the tips are probably not relevant to you, such as how to clean an industrial-sized tea urn, but other tips are worth thinking about, and this interesting video offers something to fascinate and amuse tea-drinkers everywhere.

There is a science behind making tea, and the temperature of the water, type of tea you use and brewing time are all important if you want to make the best-tasting brew. These days many of us simply dunk a teabag in a mug of hot water, but it is also nice to know how to make tea using tealeaves, the old-fashioned way.

Teatime recipes taste better when they are served with a perfect pot or cup of tea, so if you are planning an afternoon tea party then learning how to make tea the correct way is crucial. Good tea is hot, flavourful and served in a nice cup. Part of the enjoyment is about the ceremony itself, and serving tea from a decorative bone china teapot and teatime recipes which are homemade and also presented on attractive crockery all adds to the feel of the event. Continue reading

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Christine Szalay-Kudra

Hi, my name is Christine and I would like to welcome you to TeaTime Recipes. Tea has always been a favourite of mine and I adore the tradition of serving this wonderful beverage with all kinds of little snacks both sweet and savoury. Read More