Have you ever attended some tea parties with the presence of the English tea scones? Or have you tasted the English tea scones? If not yet, then great! Here are some of the common distinctions of the English tea scones for you to better understand what an English tea scone look like and how does it differ from the other tea party courses.
The introduction of tea in England becomes so popular that many English tea rooms were established for the tea drinkers and the emergence of so many English tea rooms even became part of the English tradition. However, in the early days, the tradition of English tea rooms declined in popularity since the World War but it is still noted that there are certain English tea rooms in small village communities.
I am sure that 99 per cent of the population is familiar with the term "recipe". Almost all of us have prepared recipes for our friends and families. But the problem is, are we familiar with the English tea recipe? Or have ever encountered an English tea recipe?
As we all know, there are certain varieties of tea such as black teas, which are fully oxidized before dying; green teas, which are not oxidized; and the English tea Oolong variety which is somewhere in the middle of the mentioned two varieties and combine the best qualities of both. As such, we all understand that each variety has its own characteristic. However, in this article I am particularly concerned on the nature of the English tea Oolong variety and I know that many of us are not familiar with the English tea Oolong variety. So what it is?
The origin of tea, for some valuable reasons, has no definite story. It is considerable that the use of tea as a beverage which is drunk for pleasure on social occasions dates from the Tang Dynasty or even earlier. However, when the tea is introduced to Europe, the Portuguese explorers were the first to encounter tea. The dissemination continues and reached England, which then is the beginning of the emergence of English tea.
Have you ever tasted English high tea? Or let us say, Are you familiar with English high tea? Well, if not yet, great! Mine here is just primary information about the English high tea, but I assure you that you will achieve a level of clear understanding about the English high tea and the English high tea's origin.
I am sure that every one of you already tasted teas, and probably some of you have tasted the English breakfast tea without ever knowing that it is an English breakfast tea. Well, here are some facts about the English breakfast tea so that if you will be able to taste tea for another chance then you can recognize if it is an English breakfast tea or not.
What is it? Is it tea? Hot chocolate? A mixture of both? Tea is made from leaves and this is not. Cocoa tea originated in St. Lucia in the Caribbean. It is not a tea however, since it contains a bay leaf and cinnamon stick it looks very similar to tea. The leaf and stick are steeped in the water similar to the way tea is made.
Close your eyes, relax and take a deep breath. As you breathe, smell the aroma of the freshly brewed tea you are about to drink. The hot beverage can be soothing and relaxing. The aroma can be intoxicating and may clam your nerves, and help you relax after a long day.
Have you heard of Bubble tea? It is an interesting name and a unique beverage which originated in Taiwan. The bubbles are actual tapioca balls in the tea, they look like little black pearls at the bottom of the drink. There are generally two types, a fruit and a milk flavored version. The Chinese name for this type of translates to Pearl Milk tea. Another characteristic of the tea, is a very wide straw so the tapioca balls can be sucked up when drinking the tea. Children like to use the straw as a "weapon" to spit the balls at each other. It contains no alcohol and is not carbonated. It will remind of a drink and a dessert all in one!
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