/ Making Tea on Expedition?
Add to cup with tea bag pre-inserted.
Leave to brew.
Add milk to taste.
Enjoy with a biscuit or cake.
N.B. If the expedition is well organised your butler should be able to do all bar the last of these steps. He may also enjoy tea and cake but that should be in the servants quarters if you are doing things properly.
I generally don't bother and make proper (filter) coffee instead
1) Boil water
2) When nearly boiling take a bit of water off into a tin mug and mix with milk powder, thus making sure no lumps.
3) Throw teabags into now boiling water. Add sugar (brown- only ever add sugar when camping)
4) Simmer for a minute or so. Add milk mix and allow to cool before drinking.
Been doing it this way for ever. Nice strong sweet tea,
Instant lemon tea with lots of sugar or black filter coffee
-Heat grass/crumb/bug infested liquid to hyperboiling point.
-Aim magma at cup but miss with 55% of liquid and scold climbing injuries from previous day .
-Balance on uneven turf/hat/guidebook.
-Mash very briefly as you are as dehydrated as a dead dingo's donger
-Add milk powder to inner tent.
-Enjoy, awwh yes.You earned it.
> 1) Boil water
> 2) I usually leave teabag ON the spout of kettle where the steam/water vapour pre moistens and heats the leafs as it boils ,then I just , tilt the water and tea bag into the mug and stir, remove bag (for any mates who like weak tea.)
> 3)Add milk
my belief is , I can get my brew quicker /better that way, but not done any scientific tests to prove it, so just my preference to pre steam heat the bag
Get wakened in the morning by the kitchen boy saying "Bed tea."
Blearily unzip sleeping bag enough to find mug.
Unzip tent door just enough to put mug outside.
Bring mug back inside filled with sweet massala chai.
Sip and enjoy.
Emerge from tent refreshed and ready to face the world.
Works for me!
What an odd game of Tennis.
1. Make long walk to Starbux or cafe of your choice.
2. Make long walk back to wilds.
you say 'Fancy a Brew?'
your Partner says 'if your makin one'
you get stove and gas out as well as metal mug. you get some snow from arms reach of the tent ensuring its not yellow.
you melt snow in metal mug until it boils, you then add a tea bad that you stole from mcdonalds or else where, you then pour less than half into your mates mug and both drink it.
you do not wash your mug and proceed to eat from it for the entire trip until tea becomes super noodle, curry, tomato flavoured tea
Jetboil. It's all about the Jetboil.
I recommend the primus omnifuel though as it was quite happy running on 80 octane petrol with lumps in it.
80 octane, I've drunk stuff with a higher octane rating than that! You'd have been better off burning water :-)
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