We’re going back into the archives to revisit these classic posts by James Norwood Pratt. This post includes “The Black Tea Ritual” – Parts 1 and 2. We have added a link to the end of each one to take you to the next if you would like to read them as a sequence, or you can choose which you want to peruse below. Enjoy!

The Black Tea Ritual (Part 1 of 2)

The English Afternoon Tea style of making tea is for black tea, suitable for larger groups.  The point is…(Read more)

The Black Tea Ritual (Part 2 of 2)

There is an untraditional path, seldom taken, which unfailingly produces far better tea and therefore encourages drinking teas of real distinction and nuance.  Instead of putting the dry leaf…(Read more)

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