Drinking tea is a lot more complicated when you’re the queen. Read on to find out how Queen Elizabeth II likes her tea — and the rules she follows at tea time. And learn the proper way to eat a scone (page 8).
1. Breakfast tea
Let’s start with the most important meal of the day. For breakfast, the queen enjoys some fresh fruit along with a bowl of cereal. (We hear she’s partial to Special K.) As for her tea, she starts the day with a cup of Earl Grey sans milk and sugar. She drinks her breakfast tea in bone china along with a few biscuits (that’s cookies to us Americans), according to Today.
Next: The great debate over what to add to the tea first