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Started by: mamacass (1089) 

my husband and i were having a discussion on tea bags believe it or not and i said the square tea bags make the best cup of tea as it has been proved they are better than the round ones. he said it was a load of nonsense and they all taste the same would like to know what anybody else thinks lol

Started: 8th Nov 2006 at 11:19

Posted by: billy (26053) 

pour hot water on the tea bag, round or square, and the tea will infuse.end of story.square round oblong whatever, the tea just brews.pour me a cup, i"l call in when i"m passing.(got some nice jam scones)

Replied: 8th Nov 2006 at 14:59

Posted by: mamacass (1089) 

got to have clotted cream with them scones you know. still say square is better but then might be just me being picky lol

Replied: 8th Nov 2006 at 15:06

Posted by: plum47 (898) 

took me ages to use t bags,used to like a proper cup of tea.still keep some loose tea and every now and then make a proper cup with home made cake or scones.i can't tell the difference with square or round or triangles for that matter.it's just easy when your brewing f
or 1 to use a t bag.
p.s does anyone know how long tea keeps?never used to worry till all the" best by" dates came in.

Replied: 8th Nov 2006 at 15:23

Posted by: mamacass (1089) 

i've not had a cup of tea using loose tea for ages my gran used it years ago i'll have to get some and have a real cuppa

Replied: 8th Nov 2006 at 15:54

Posted by: mollie m (6401) 

There's nowt like a nice cup o' tay an'a don't care what shape the bags are!

Replied: 8th Nov 2006 at 16:07

Posted by: xrh59 (inactive)

Tay un a jam buttie, That's proper jackbit,Best butter of course.

Replied: 8th Nov 2006 at 16:55

Posted by: xrh59 (inactive)

Oh aye un a kit kat.

Replied: 8th Nov 2006 at 16:58

Posted by: plum47 (898) 

love the jackbit,not heard it for ages.nobody hear understands it.where did it originate from.i presume the bit comes from bait?

Replied: 8th Nov 2006 at 16:58

Posted by: xrh59 (inactive)

Hello plum47,Not a clue where the word originates,but my jackbit is brought to me by one of them thingies oh aye wife it also washes me undies and spends me money.P.S. Hope she dunt see this or i'm in fer it.

Replied: 8th Nov 2006 at 17:13

Posted by: xrh59 (inactive)

To late she's seen it,me tea's in the dog.

Replied: 8th Nov 2006 at 17:39

Posted by: madamehmurray (6207) 

tea bags are tea bags I love any kind of tea. It's really good for you. My Husby likes lemon ice tea.

Replied: 8th Nov 2006 at 18:23

Posted by: plum47 (898) 

hi xrh59,i hope the dog liked his tea.if she sees you again you may get the dogmeat or the doghouse.

Replied: 8th Nov 2006 at 20:21

Posted by: truckerdave (2337) 

You better off using 2 tea bags for a proper cuppa, I like mine strong wi not much milk and no sugar, any offers ?

Replied: 8th Nov 2006 at 21:02

Posted by: mollie m (6401) 

I like mine really strong too Dave, just a spot of milk but I do have to sugar it.

Replied: 9th Nov 2006 at 12:31

Posted by: reddi8 (1107)

my partner has the terrible habit of leaving the tea bag in his cup. Give me coffee anytime.

Replied: 9th Nov 2006 at 14:14

Posted by: mollie m (6401) 

I must admit Reddi8 that Nescafe gives me guts warch! The only coffee I can drink is Douwe Egbert's or decapitated coffee!

Replied: 9th Nov 2006 at 15:54

Posted by: jo hayes (62)

About 12 months ago my son bought me asingle pot teapot with a strainer inbuilt, best present I ever got I love my tea and you can't beat loose tea.

Replied: 9th Nov 2006 at 21:59

Posted by: aitch (5487) 

Been reading all these reports and to me no one has hit on the main aspect of a good cuppa. Do you put the milk in first or the tea bag, personally I put the bag in first, stir it till I get the colour I want, then I put in my milk and then, 1 level spoonful of sugar, then a couple of digestives and unless a genuine second hand virgin is going to come knocking at my door Ilie back on my couch watch telly and enjoy life.

Replied: 9th Nov 2006 at 23:27

Posted by: truckerdave (2337) 

They have just introduced Viagra in powder form for puttin in your tea, it does nowt for your erection but it stops your biscuits going soft.

Replied: 10th Nov 2006 at 18:35

Posted by: dark horse (295) 

tea is good for you but also bad if you drink too much. A fella I work with was told his kidney stones was caused wi drinkin too much tea. Theres lots of caffiene in tea as well as tannin too. He was advised to drink less tea, decaff tea if poss and also weaker.

Replied: 14th Nov 2006 at 11:52

Posted by: tonker (24059) 

Aitch said: Do you put the milk in first or the tea bag, personally I put the bag in first, stir it till ........

Oh, God. How Common. Aitch. You surprise me. Tea should be made in a POT !

Replied: 14th Nov 2006 at 12:17

Posted by: mollie m (6401) 

Definitely milk in last. I'm with you Aitch.

Replied: 14th Nov 2006 at 15:43

 

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