Just wanted to congratulate Bigelow on your English Teatime tea. I have been here in the US for about six weeks with a month to go before returning to my home town of Rochester in the UK. My English tea bags had run out and I was not looking forward to the coming month.
It is always a challenge for the English abroad to find a way to make a decent cup of tea. I have a travel kettle, so boiling water is not a problem. Decent tasting cows milk can be difficult to find but not this time as I’m working in Wisconsin. Only the tea bags to find then. Finally, I was in Wal-Mart and happened across your English Teatime tea bags. Usually the tea bags abroad either taste more of the bag than the tea or the tea is like perfumed water. Not yours though, just a lovely cup of English tea.
I hope you’re supplying all those hotels in Florida !!!
For me, leafing through a recently-released compendium of teas with many first-flush single-origin varieties is akin to salivating over those luscious photos of vegetables in a seed-seller’s catalogue: Each entry promising something new, summoning a hopeful if guarded belief in Nature and the growing conditions of my garden. What will the … Continue reading