Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Tidbits About Tea

In the early eighteenth century, American colonists were avid tea drinkers. The Puritans drank theirs bitter, black, and salted, while other New Englanders preferred green China tea tinted with saffron and scented with iris root or gardenia petals.

Photo: Teacup from Alma's collection/Royal Doulton ~ Prince Albert

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