Tea Research

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Tea Research

  1. 1. In my home!!!
  2. 2. Tea Bags!!!  Thomas Sullivan a New York City tea merchant is said to have come up with the idea of tea bags in 1908. He used small silk sample bags and sent them out to potential customers. Although in years to follow many innovations were made and the 1920s became known as the decade of the tea bag.
  3. 3. Obviously our old tea pot hasn’t been used in years due to technology such as the electric kettle and a little later the cordless kettle.
  4. 4. With modern day tea bags and a cordless kettle making tea has become a very fast process and it can take less than 2 – 3 minutes to make a cup. In my house the process of making tea isn’t really thought about, someone just shouts ‘stick the kettle on’ and normally one person makes up the tea.
  5. 5.  Lipton  Barry’s  Tetley  PG Tips  Scottish Blend  Twinings  Typhoo  Nambarrie  Lyons  Ringtons
  6. 6. What times it tea consumed?  8:00am Mum and Dad have tea  8:15am my brother will have coffee or tea  Just before noon my Dad will have another cup of tea  In the afternoon then we may have visitors and then my Mum serves the tea and biscuits  Sometimes tea is served with lunch or dinner on perhaps special occasions.  21:30pm my Mum and Dad have tea before sitting down to watch the soaps.
  7. 7. How do we like our Tea?  I like my tea black with 3 sugars  My Mum likes her tea with lots of milk and no sugar  My Dad likes his tea with a little milk and no sugar  My brother likes his tea with very little milk and 1 sugar  My sister does not drink tea at all
  8. 8. What type of cup do we use?
  9. 9. My Mum’s Royal Dalton Tea set
  10. 10. Types of Tea  White Tea  Black Tea  Green tea  Oolong Tea  Herbal Tea  Pu-erh Tea  Yellow Tea
  11. 11. Facts about tea in the UK!!!  Tea breaks are a tradition that have been with us for approximately 200 years.  Tea contains half the amount of caffeine found in coffee.  Tea was created more than 5000 years ago in China.  96% of all cups of tea drunk daily in the UK are brewed from tea bags.
  12. 12. Tea and Healthy living Tea has been proven to be very good for your health so can be consumed as part of a balanced diet and healthy, active lifestyle. Drinking up to 4 cups of tea a day can help maintain your health as if life is stressful it’s always good to sit down and have a cup of tea to catch your breath.
  13. 13. Why drink tea?  It contains Antioxidants that help prevent the stop side affects if free radicals.  It contains calcium, Zinc, folic acid and Vitamins B1, B2 and B6.  Due to the fact our bodies are made up of up to 70% water we need to maintain hydrated and tea can help us do so.  Tea contains half of the amount of caffeine that is found in coffee.  Tea can help relieve the symptoms of stress and this can help maintain a healthy heart.
  14. 14. I prefer my tea on the go!  I prefer my tea on the go normally as I have to work as well as go to University. I have tea when I'm feeling tired or having a busy day as it helps me relax and take some time out.
  15. 15. Japanese Tea utensils The Japanese Tea ceremony is also known as ‘Way of Tea’. There are two types of tea ceremony - the Chanoyu, sometimes called the Matcha, and the Sencha. These ceremonies involve the preparation of powdered Green tea.
  16. 16. Afternoon Tea! In the early 1800s it was tradition only to have breakfast in the morning and dinner later in the evening. The idea of Afternoon tea was not a tradition until Anna the 7TH Duchess of Bedford claimed she got a ‘sinking feeling’, as the evening passed. She thought a good way to solve this problem was to have a pot of tea and a couple sandwiches. As she started inviting friends over the trend soon caught on and until this day it still exists.
  17. 17.  I feel nowadays people opt for the choice of coffee over tea just because it has more caffeine and helps them remain alert on stressful days. This may also be as a result of large chains such as Starbucks selling so many different varieties.

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