US food and drink

The first line of this Guardian story was hilariously brutal and precisely what it deserved

First in a presumably particularly occasional series, opening sentence of the week goes to this Guardian story about a US chemist who reckons the perfect cup of tea requires a pinch of salt and a squeeze of lemon.

And it’s simply savage.

And just in case that’s tricky to see in full …

“A scientist from the country where you can find tea being made with lukewarm water from the tap claims to have found the recipe for a perfect cuppa.”

We’ll raise a glass to that (read the full story here). And so did lots of other people …


An American chemist’s ‘perfect tea’ recipe had already ruffled Brits’ feathers – then the US Embassy really stuck the knife in

Source Guardian H/T @AlexSelbyB