Devonshire Tea Style. A delightful soft tasting tea with a distinct floral aroma. Deep amber hue.
Devonshire tea is part of the cultural identity of Devon. The earliest record of Devonshire tea's in the area dates back to the 11th century in Tavistock Abbey. The Abbey is now no more than a ruin.
Warm the teapot and teacups
Use fresh water- better still use spring or filtered water
Water temperature 90c - Or boil the jug & let cool for about 5 mins
Use 1 tsp per teacup (200ml) - 1 heaped tsp per mug
Steep tea for 3 minutes
If a stronger brew is required use more te
May add milk and, or sugar.
Food Match: Scones, jam & clotted cream.
Composition: Black tea, rose petals