Afternoon Tea Loose Leaf Caddy 25g
A light and exotic blend of unique hand-plucked leaves from our Cornish estate with the finest tea from Darjeeling (Tregothnan’s twin). Quintessentially British, our Afternoon Tea is delicately refreshing with invigorating citrus notes.
We think this brew is best savoured around 3pm (with a Cornish cream tea, of course!) – but it is equally as delicious at any time of the day.
How true these words from Henry James are: “There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea” – Portrait of a Lady.
A delicious blend of hand-plucked Cornish Tea from Tregothnan and the finest Darjeeling Tea from the gardens of India, renowned for creating ‘the champagne of teas’. This tea is dairy free, gluten free, and suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Depending on how strong you like your tea, 25g of Afternoon Tea will make 5-6 pots and can also be reinfused.
Afternoon Tea can easily be overwhelmed by milk. If you are not used to drinking your tea ‘black’, do try it – you will be surprised by the difference.
For perfect brewing, add your desired amount of loose leaf tea into the metal infuser of the teapot – we recommend a heaped teaspoon for each person and an extra spoonful for the teapot! Place the infuser into the teapot.
Infuse for 2 to 4 minutes depending on how strong you like your tea – we recommend 3 minutes of infusion time before pouring. Whole leaves take a little longer to brew, but the short wait is well worth it.
Remove the infuser – the leaves will have expanded to three times their original size. If you would like further cups once the teapot is empty, simply replace the infuser with the same tea leaves and add more water.
Enjoy England’s first and only tea!