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How to get started with Loose Tea

We'd love you to love loose leaf tea as much as we do (which is really quite a lot!). Here are some helpful hints to get you started ...

Tasting Tea

  • LOOK at the beautiful unbroken leaves
  • SMELL the essential oils and fuller flavours
  • MEASURE one TSP for a mug and half a TSP for a china cup
  • BREW green teas for 2 minutes, black teas for 2-3 minutes and all others for 5 minutes
  • ENJOY a handcrafted, very special and delicious cup

Your Tools of the Trade

If you are just making a cup for yourself then a strainer is the best tool to use and gives you full control over brewing time.

TEA STRAINERS & ACCESSORIES

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Loose Tea Scoop

£6.00 each

Make a great cup of loose leaf tea the easy way with this high quality Twinings branded measuring spoon.

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Tea Timer

£22.00 each

Our Twinings Tea Timer will help you brew your teas and infusions for the right amount of time!

If it is a pot you are after then we would recommend using one with a built-in strainer.
Tea comes in many beautiful shades and colours - why not try a glass pot in order to show them off?

TEAPOTS WITH BUILT-IN STRAINERS

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La Cafetiere Le Teapot Gold - 2 Cup

Now: £26.25 each

Was: £35.00

La Cafetière combine flair, style and sophistication to bring you the flavour of café society in the comfort of your own home.

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Alison Appleton Fritz Teapot - Red

£22.00 each

Fritz porcelain teapot with fine stainless steel infuser is perfect for brewing the finest tea exactly how you like it.

Whole leaves contain more essential oils, giving your tea leaves extra space and unlocking fuller and more luxurious flavours!

Premium Loose Leaf Tea Caddies

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Discovery Collection Rose Garden Black Tea - Loose Tea

£9.50 each

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Sun warms an English country garden and the air hangs heavy with the scent of a thousand roses - a moment to savour. A blend to bring a summery pause to the afternoon.

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Discovery Collection Orangery of Lady Grey - Loose Tea

£9.50 each

Lady Grey is the fragrant counterpart to Earl Grey. It's inspired by the orangeries of grand English houses - when the sun shone the oranges gave off a sweet citrus scent.

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