Despite tea being of Chinese origin, tea holds a special place in English history.
By their standards, it’s hard to imagine anything more English then a good cup of tea.
Even the Royal Family is known to enjoy a good cuppa.
Although they are often a bit secretive about their preferences, Grant Harrold, a prior Royal Family butler for Prince Charles between the years of 2004 and 2011 has recently revealed to the public how the Royal Family enjoys their tea.
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“Assam and Earl Grey are her favorites” said Grant Harrold.
Although, he goes on to mention that she never adds milk first.
Grant said that Prince Charles has a very strict set of rules regarding his tea.
“Water must always be heated to 70C for green tea, and 100C for English Breakfast.” – Grant Harrold
“He and Camilla must be big fans as they served afternoon tea at their wedding. – Grant Harrold
“Kate Middleton likes to go traditional with ‘builder’s tea,’ so just a dash of milk.” – Grant Harrold
“Meanwhile, Meghan Markle prefers herbal infusions over English breakfast while Prince Harry reportedly no longer drinks tea as he tries to cut out caffeine from his diet.” – Grant Harrold