How to Win a World War – Buy all the Tea in the World!
So, you’re country is engaged in a World War, its stands alone against a ruthless enemy and is fighting for its very existence. What should you do to ensure victory? How can you stiffen the nation’s resolve to fight and never surrender? This dilemma was faced by the British in 1942 during World War II and with typical British aplomb the solution they chose was … to buy all the tea in the World! A Desperate Situation...
Brew Time Conundrums : Why does a kettle of water quieten down just before it starts to boil ?
They say that “a watched pot never boils”, but next time you’re in the kitchen waiting for the kettle to boil for a fresh brew take a moment to listen, rather than watch, to what happens just before your kettle reaches boiling point. A short period where it actually gets quieter – so what’s going on here then ?
The Mile High Tea Club – Or is it Possible to get a Good Cuppa whilst In-Flight?
At guernseydonkey.com we take our tea very seriously to wit our advice on “Making the Perfect Cup of Tea”. So, to the next tea conundrum : Is it possible to get a decent cup of tea while on an aeroplane ?
Does Tea Have More Caffeine than Coffee?
Does tea have more caffeine than coffee? This is one of those perenial questions.
Why Do Teapots Dribble ?
For the British, the taking of tea is part of our cultural heritage so you can understand why the dribbling teapot would be of particular concern.
The Science of Tea Making
In this article we take a rye look at some of the great debates that rage in the world of tea making.
Why do the Brits drink so much tea ?
Tea certainly isn’t native to the British Isles so how did this come about? It certainly is an interesting story involving a Portuguese princess who was a tea addict, smuggling and even revolution.
Origins of the Tea bag
Tea is our national drink and without the tea bag preparing it would be a whole lot fiddlier. But how did this little invention come about ?