The perfect cup of tea

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For as long as I can remember I have always enjoyed a nice cup of tea. I inherited my love of tea from my mum who taught me that black tea should be drunk medium weak to enjoy it’s flavours. Being dairy free means that I enjoy all my teas milk free. I have tried on a couple of occasions to add milk but I just can’t bring myself to drink it.

I continue to enjoy a nice cup of tea and share my experiences when I can. However, my mum decided in her wisdom that my tea reviews would look more inviting if undertaken in a nice cup and saucer. So she bought me this wonderful tea cup set for my blog. So thank you mum, it’s been tried and tested over the past few days and it makes drinking a cup of tea a truly pleasurable experience.

35 Comments

    • January 3, 2016 / 12:35 pm

      Thank you. I was spoilt by mum it’s been used a lot already πŸ˜Šβ˜•οΈ.

  1. January 3, 2016 / 2:41 pm

    That is a beautiful set! πŸ™‚ Lucky you. Your mum is right; a cup of tea presented in a pretty cup looks so drinkable!

    • January 3, 2016 / 6:56 pm

      Thank you. No doubt it will be featuring again in my blog. pukka three mint tea is one of my favourites.

  2. January 3, 2016 / 10:16 pm

    That is a beautiful tea set and it is so lovely that your mom supports you that way πŸ™‚ Can’t wait for the new year and your future posts!! Hope you had a fantastic weekend!

    • January 3, 2016 / 10:24 pm

      Hi Stephanie. Thank you for your kind comments. I am very lucky to have a wonderful mum, who always knows best and still spoils me 😊. I had a lovely lazy weekend thank you. Happy new year to you as well.

    • January 4, 2016 / 6:53 am

      Hi Lina, thank you πŸ˜€.

  3. January 4, 2016 / 2:26 am

    I am gradually working towards having tea (and coffee) without milk. It does seem to taste better (and it lasts longer because it is hotter!)
    I have nominated you for a Liebster Award. See http://katieshome.me for details.

    • January 4, 2016 / 6:52 am

      Hi Katie, thanks for reading my post and your kind kind nomination, much appreciated.

  4. January 4, 2016 / 5:45 am

    What an interesting blog you have! But I cannot ever imagine tea without milk.

    • January 4, 2016 / 6:50 am

      Hi, thanks for stopping by I’m glad that you find my blog interesting.

    • January 4, 2016 / 8:28 pm

      Yes I am very lucky.

  5. January 4, 2016 / 9:10 pm

    Oh, I love you cup! ItΒ΄s absolutely adorable! As is you Mum πŸ™‚

    • January 4, 2016 / 9:11 pm

      Thank you and yes they are both adorable 😊.

  6. violetannie63
    January 5, 2016 / 1:09 am

    Very pretty tea set. It definitely makes a cup of tea taste better. I tend to drink out of mugs because I like a decent-sized drink and also because I am a super-klutz and worry about breaking my good china…but I should attempt to be more ladylike sometimes and drink out of a proper cup and saucer. πŸ™‚

    • January 5, 2016 / 6:55 am

      Thank you. I tend to drink my tea out of a mug for the same reasons. I am using this tea set a lot and am trying hard not to break it. For me tea always seems to taste nicer out of a delicate cup and saucer.

  7. January 5, 2016 / 2:28 pm

    Beautiful cup & saucer.. My mum-in-law says the same thing about tea being drunk out of nice cups/mugs are more enjoyable!

    • January 5, 2016 / 4:59 pm

      Hi, thank you for reading my post. I’m lucky my mum has great taste and always comes up trumps with presents. I find drinking out if a mug just isn’t the same.

  8. January 5, 2016 / 9:24 pm

    That’s a gorgeous cup and saucer set!

    • January 5, 2016 / 9:26 pm

      Thank you, I’m spoilt.

    • January 12, 2016 / 6:22 pm

      It certainly does 😊.

  9. January 13, 2016 / 9:31 pm

    After you commented on my tea post, I came and read yours! One of my favourite teas ever is Pukka three mint, and reading through your blog we are so similar! I’m also seriously considering embarking on a dairy-free diet πŸ™‚

    • January 13, 2016 / 9:38 pm

      Thanks for taking the time to look at my blog.It’s time for me to enjoy my mint tea. Good luck if you decide to try being free, but I would recommend seeking medical support first.

      • January 13, 2016 / 9:39 pm

        Thank you, I will do πŸ™‚

  10. January 15, 2016 / 9:47 am

    yes, it never hurts to have more tea cup collection. even if you don’t take picture of them. they still beneficial as a feast for the eyes. i have tons of them. from tea cups alone, to tea sets. depending on what type of tea i’ll make (almost always loose leaf), i’d have choices of size and color to complement my tea πŸ™‚

    • January 15, 2016 / 7:35 pm

      That is impressive. I am afraid I don’t I wish I did though.

  11. January 17, 2016 / 11:45 am

    Thanks for your like, Pinkie. Such a lovely tea cup!

    • January 17, 2016 / 6:40 pm

      Thank you, my mum spoilt me.

  12. January 17, 2016 / 11:43 pm

    Love the tea set!

    • January 18, 2016 / 6:37 am

      Thank you😊.

  13. February 1, 2016 / 12:50 am

    Thank you for the like on my cherry chocolate chip scones! -Moira

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