“ Brand: Marks & Spencer / Type: Tea Bags / Food quality: Organic food „
I've never been much of a tea drinker, maybe one or two mugs a week if that. A few years ago, I went on a holiday to Tunisia and everywhere they were drinking various flavour teas in little glasses, similar to a large shot glass. I remember in one place having the most gorgeous peppermint tea. I thought when I get home I must buy some peppermint tea, but of course I never did, until for some reason it came to mind recently.
I have tried various fruit flavour teas from a bag before and think as a rule they taste a bit like washing up water, why they have that soapy taste I do not know but I've never got into them. The peppermint however, was different. I guess the strength of the peppermint flavour cuts through everything else.
I have to say, this drink is not a patch on the ones I tasted in Tunisia, but they still make for a very tasty and refreshing drink. The Marks and Spencer Pure peppermint tea costs just 99p for 20 bags. I was impressed with this, as I've looked at the peppermint teas in Sainsbury's and they tend to be £1.30 and up to £2 depending on the brand. Being M&S I was expecting good quality too, and I got it.
The instructions tell you to leave the bag to infuse in freshly boiled water for 3-5 minutes. I usually leave mine five, as I like it strong but not too hot. The result is a fresh tasting tea that leaves a little tingle on the tongue, and because you drink this with out sugar or milk there isn't a calorie in sight, or caffeine either. If you are like me and don't drink as much water as you should every day, basically because it's boring, this is a good way to get some more down you while tasting good too.
The pack says this stuff is the product of Egypt, not too good for the food miles, but proves it's the authentic north African tea.
Overall, I would thoroughly recommend this. Good quality, great taste at not a bad price.
Brand: Marks and Spencer / / Type: Tea Bags