George Orwell Tea Quotes

“Anyone who has used that comforting phrase ‘a nice cup of tea’ invariably means Indian tea.”

“Tea is one of the main stays of civilization in this country.” –George orwell’s “11 golden rule of making tea”

“As a rule they will refuse even to sample a foreign dish, they regard such things as garlic and olive oil with disgust,

All true tea lovers not only like their tea strongly, but like it a little stronger with each year that passes.

“Lastly, tea–unless one is drinking it in the Russian style–should be drunk WITHOUT SUGAR. I know very well that I am in a minority here.

But still, how can you call yourself a true tea-lover if you destroy the flavor of your tea by putting sugar in it?

It would be equally reasonable to put in pepper or salt. Tea is meant to be bitter, just as beer is meant to be bitter.

If you sweeten it, you are no longer tasting the tea, you are merely tasting the sugar; you could make a very similar drink by dissolving sugar in plain hot water.”