Tea first or milk first? Depends on your taste!

As George Orwell wrote in his essay “A Nice Cup of Tea”, the question of tea first or milk first in the cup when pouring tea, is not a simple one: “This is one of the most controversial points of all; indeed in every family in Britain there are probably two schools of thought on the subject.”

But did you know that there are differences in taste as the result of the chemical interactions between tea and milk? And did you know that a woman who was able to detect that difference in taste, provided the incentive to create modern statistics? Read more about this fascinating story here: Ronald Fisher, a Bad Cup of Tea, and the Birth of Modern Statistics

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