Perfect english tea

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
\N \N Irish breakfast tea leaves
\N \N Milk
\N \N Sugar cubes
\N \N Lemon slices
\N \N Honey

Fill a kettle with cold water and set it to boil. As the water nears a boil, pour a little of it into a teapot to warm it, swirling the water around and then discarding it. For each cup of tea desired, place a spoonful of loose tea leaves into the empty, warmed teapot.

Pour the boiling water into the teapot and let the tea steep 3 to 6 minutes, depending on the type of tea leaves. Gently stir the tea before pouring it through strainers into teacups. Serve with milk and sugar cubes, or lemon slices and honey.


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