George Orwell, A Nice Cup of Tea, 1946 | The 11 points from his 1946 essay seeing as Google's Doodle is all about tea.
- First of all, one should use Indian or Ceylonese tea.
- Secondly, tea should be made in small quantities - that is, in a teapot.
- Thirdly, the pot should be warmed beforehand.
- Fourthly, the tea should be strong.
- Fifthly, the tea should be put straight into the pot.
- Sixthly, one should take the teapot to the kettle and not the other way about.
- Seventhly, after making the tea, one should stir it.
= Eighthly, one should drink out of a good breakfast cup — that is, the cylindrical type of cup.
- Ninthly, one should pour the cream off the milk before using it for tea.
- Tenthly, one should pour tea into the cup first.
- Lastly, tea - unless one is drinking it in the Russian style -should be drunk without sugar.UCL’s 4 step points
Use loose leaf tea
Use soft or filtered water
Use boiling water for black tea
Let it brew for up to eight minutes
The History of tea - https://www.tea.co.uk/history-of-tea#tea