Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/04/15

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Subject: [Leica] Tea in England
From: jerryleh at (Jerry Lehrer)
Date: Thu Apr 15 09:54:18 2004
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The people at Murchies in Victoria probably know my daughter by now
but we will be dropping in there next week for a cuppa.  (I hope they
serve good coffee there).



> FRANK DERNIE wrote in part:
> > Unable to find the tea I fancied I asked the waitress for guidance only to
> > find there was no tea on the menu, just herbal infusions.
> I agree, a herbal infusion is not tea. I do like a cup of "flavoured tea" on occasion and I find Murchies' Hyatt Blend or Orange spice to be the best I've found anywhere so far.
> > Most places make tea with tea bags using water which is not hot enough - it needs to be boiling whilst poured on the leaves.
> I use a Japanese iron teapot for tea at home. In addition to using boiling water to pour onto the tea leaves I warm up the pot first with boiling water.
> BTW, interested Lug tea drinkers coming to the Spring shoot can find Murchies just a few blocks east of the Empress Hotel or in downtown Vancouver. Well worth a visit. For the coffee drinkers, Murchies offers several types, my wife is partial to their Columbia Overroast. I don't drink coffee myself so I can't comment.
> Regards,
> Greg
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