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A couple of websites
Sat 14-Jan-12
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mike.
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I've not been online much recently, in fact most evenings when I get home from work I don't even turn my laptop on, but I recently came across a couple of websites which may be interesting.

The first one is a bit of fun: The Tea Appreciation Society - there is an interesting tea 'infographic' thingy on their front page at the moment which caught my eye. Since I can sometimes be a bit obsessive with my tea drinking, it's good to see that other people take it as seriously tea

While I was browsing the tea site, they had a link to an online magazine called The Foodie Bugle, which I'd never heard of before. It looks interesting but I've not had chance for a proper read yet.

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Sun 15-Jan-12
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I do like a nice cuppa and my favourite is Yorkshire tea which makes a good tasting brew even though we drink it weak and blacktea

Mon 16-Jan-12
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I could not agree with you more Joanna; I drink weak black Yorkshire Tea too....very refreshing whatever the season.  I do have various other teas but Yorkshire is my everyday favourite & a 'must have' for the first cup of the day.

 

tea Cheers !!

 

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Mon 16-Jan-12
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Fiona is a convert to Yorkshire Tea after Janet sent a lovely present of a pack via Michelle and Dan in September.

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Mon 16-Jan-12
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Yuk, I do not even like the smell of it and yes I am English through and through! My French friends find it funny that I am a coffee person like them!

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Mon 16-Jan-12
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I love both tea & coffee but at different times of the day. I don't take milk in either as the smell of milk, especially if warm, makes me feel nauseous. 

 

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from Les Miserables

Mon 16-Jan-12
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I don't do milk either, or sugar, just black coffee which I have next to me right now!

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I used to drink tea all day, every day but now I have just one first thing in the morning, Yorkshire tea.  I try to have a different kind of drink each time since this seems to be the only way to remember to have a drink.  I know I should drink frequently to stay hydrated but I hardly ever feel thirsty.  I've gone off white tea and green tea too.

I'll try that again!

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Yes, Yorkshire Tea for us too. In fact our French friends are happy little bunnies when we arrive with their next box of Yorkshire Tea !! surprised

He said that when aged 6, his parents brought him to Bournemouth, and he tasted English tea for the first time - he has loved it since.

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I didn't know they grew tea in Yorkshire!

I usually try different teas whenever they're on offer and to be honest, I have never actually bought yorkshire tea. I do usually drink tea without milk though. For some reason, I find semi-skimmed milk usually tastes best - skimmed milk seems to manage to make the tea taste worse while full fat milk is just a bit too creamy.

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Yes, same here, semi-skimmed is just right. Skimmed is too watery, and full cream has a sweetness that just doesn't work! smile

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We've always had Assam tea, as we like a good strong tea with plenty of flavour.  However, since having all my various health issues, I've been drinking caffeine-free tea and coffee for the past couple of months.  Initially, I thought they were both pretty tasteless at best, and disgusting at worst.  Now, however, after trying a few different ones, I've found Clipper Organic Decaffeinated Tea with skimmed milk is quite palatable, although nowhere near as strong or flavoursome as Assam. 

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Yorkshire tea for me of course, - glad you like it Danny & Fiona, I'll bring some to the next get together..

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We have Yorkshire tea as well- if you cut out the tokens on the back of the packs and save them on a downloadable sheet of't internet, you can help save the rainforest too. Win Win.

 

Details of the rain forest project here

http://www.yorkshirerainforestproject.co.uk/en/default.aspx

 

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Wed 18-Jan-12
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I took some Yorkshire tea to friends in the US in December--I got it in Harrogate after we met Janet at Harlow Carr.

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