Making a perfect cup of tea is a fine art that requires clean water, the best tea leaves and plenty of patience. The outcome of the tea would depend mostly on how it is brewed. (Don’t under do or overdo it). Remember the perfect cup of tea should have the right color, ‘mouth feel’ and flavor

7 steps to making the perfect cup of tea

1

Use only freshly boiled cold water as the oxygen in the water helps the flavor develop

2

Pour some hot water into the tea pot and swish it around to warm the pot

3

Put the tea leaves into the pot, one teaspoon for every person and one for the pot

4

Pour the boiling water over the tea leaves and let it brew for 2-3 minutes (Black tea)

5

Strain the tea

6

Add milk and sugar (if desired)

7

Serve hot