“Nobody can teach you how to make the perfect cup of tea. It just happens over time. Wearing cashmere helps, of course”.
What is the perfect cup of Tea? Tea is best made with fresh, good-quality tea leaves in a pre-warmed teapot of your choice with boiling water and served in a fine-lipped, bone china teacup. Tea bags are a great option for a convenience, although, with more care and by using Tea leaves the results will … Continue reading “Nobody can teach you how to make the perfect cup of tea. It just happens over time. Wearing cashmere helps, of course”.
We are all being urged to stay home across New South Wales and Victoria, so this week in a clearing out frenzy I pulled out a tea set I had bought in the 1980s. The set is comprised of four cups and saucers, creamer, sugar bowl, a large Teapot and also two well-loved large breakfast … Continue reading Tea! Bless ordinary everyday afternoon tea!
Well designed objects fulfil our desire for art and beauty and are a genuine source of pleasure every time we use them. The ubiquitous Teapot is one such object that is not only practical in providing a way to serve tea but can also be a source of memories, a promise of an interlude, a … Continue reading The very sight of a teapot puts a smile on the face of most people.
Tea lovers are notoriously pedantic about their tea-drinking habits, and I know this because I am one of them. As obsessive tea drinkers our customs, rituals and tea habits are likely to be annoying to others. Although it is human nature to create habits and both coffee and tea drinkers consider their daily rituals as … Continue reading “A simple cup of tea is far from a simple matter.”
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