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Tea Making Tips

A little while ago, I shared with you how to make a proper cup of English tea.  In case you need a little more help–or you happen to be running a canteen overrun with the local Home Guard–I have helpfully shared this wartime video with you: Some of my favorite […]

How to Make a Proper (British) Cup of Tea

In the Australian movie, “Muriel’s Wedding,” there is a small scene meant to hint to the audience that the bullied, insecure mother of the dysfunctional family is also incompetent. The loud-mouthed husband bellows at her, “Betty, make us a cuppa, wouldja?” and she obediently shuffles into the kitchen.  There she […]