How to Make a Cup of Tea

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“How to make a cup of tea”

Submitted to:
Md. Daud Ali
Lecturer of English
Department of English

Submitted by:
Ferzana Tanzim Emu
Class: Roll no: Section:

Date of submission - 30.09.09


How to Make a Cup of Tea

Many of you out there don't know how to make a cup of tea. I have mastered the art of making a cup of tea.  I now share this with you, my loyal reader. First, you need fresh water. Pour out the water in the kettle. Pour in some fresh water. Place the kettle on the stove gets the heat going on till the water is boiled. You will need a teapot, a cup, a strainer, a teaspoon, and your favorite tea. Good tea does not come in tea bags. Good teas are loose and keep in a sealed container tin. I get my tea from Taza.  They have the good stuff. Now here is the tricky part. You need to measure out a heaping teaspoon of tea and put it in the strainer holder. Isn't it amazing that the teaspoon holds exactly the right amount of tea for a cup of tea. If you are making more than one cup of tea, then you should put in one teaspoon per cup. Some people like to use teabags to skip all this, but that would be wrong. Next, you need to warm up your teapot.  You want to make sure that the hot water used to brew your tea stays hot.  To ensure this, you want to warm up the teapot with a little hot water before you begin to brew. Just swish it around the teapot for a few seconds and then dump it out. The teapot should feel warm. Now you are ready to put the tea in the pot. Just dump it in. Now pour in the hot water.  About a cup more that you are going to drink. The tea is now steeping in the pot. I let mine steep for about a minute. Too long, and the tea will be quite bitter. Use a small strainer to catch the tea leaves before they enter your cup. The...
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