The Authentic British Way to Make Tea

Learn how to make tea the British way, including using freshly boiled water, steeping for 2-5 minutes, and adding milk.

00:00:00 Learn how to make a proper cup of tea the British way, including using freshly boiled water, steeping for 2-5 minutes, and adding milk.

☕️ Making tea is an integral part of British culture, with a preference for hot tea.

🔥 British people take making tea seriously, using freshly boiled water and steeping the tea for 2-5 minutes.

🥛 Milk is added to tea in the British way.

00:01:03 Scientists at University College London have finally settled the milk and tea conundrum. Tea made in a cup should have the milk added after the water, but if made in a pot, the milk should be added first.

🍵 Tea made in a cup should have the milk added after the water, but if made in a pot, the milk should be added first.

🍃 Green and herbal teas have grown in popularity in the UK, but English breakfast tea remains the most popular.

👜 Tea bags are commonly used at home, while loose leaf tea is served in restaurants.

00:02:06 Learn how to make tea the British way and discover the preferred tea choices for dunking biscuits. American cookies don't work for dunking.

🍵 Making a cup of tea is not as simple as it seems.

💪 There are different preferences for the strength of the tea, with a 'builder's brew' being extra strong.

🍪 Dunking biscuits, specifically rich tea biscuits, are the best for enjoying with tea.

00:03:10 Learn how to make tea the authentic British way in this entertaining episode of Anglophenia.

🍵 The video discusses the various ways tea can be prepared, such as using black, green, or herbal tea leaves, and whether to use loose leaf tea or tea bags.

☕ Different preferences for tea include adding milk or not, and the choice of adding sugar or not.

👍 The narrator suggests that the best cup of tea is when it is made by someone else.

Summary of a video "How to Make Tea the British Way - Anglophenia Ep 31" by Anglophenia on YouTube.

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