TikTok user Jchelle36 posted a video on how to make 'British tea' and fans of a good cuppa are outraged.
The American, who lives in the UK, posted a short film explaining that people are keen for her to show how British tea is made.
Her take on the quintessentially British beverage involved cold water being added to a mug and put in the microwave to heat, before added milk then a teabag.
Ok since everyone wanted me to make British Tea- here you go 🇺🇸🇬🇧 pic.twitter.com/c9ziZUUcXG
— jchelle36 (@jchelle36) June 8, 2020
One Twitter user replied: "Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
£10 says that's how Matt Hancock takes his tea https://t.co/9kD1Q44v0c
— Gordon McGuinness (@PFF_Gordon) June 8, 2020
Another added: "I am American, but even I know that is not how to make British tea correctly."
1. Microwaved water?
2. Milk in before the t-bag?
3. No steeping of t-bag?
You need to take that Union Jack off the Tweet.
— Toni Hargis (@ToniHargis) June 8, 2020
Other comments included that the video was an act of war and many questioned the lack of kettle and putting milk in the water before the teabag.
Don't they have a kettle... too much sugar... argh too much milk. What no this is not British tea!!
— Clare Mullin (@ClareM_HoP) June 9, 2020
This isn't the first controversial tea video from Jchelle36.
A few weeks ago she posted about making 'hot tea' which involved instant Lipton ice tea powder, Tang (a flavoured powdered drink mix), country time lemonade, two cups of sugar, cinnamon and clove mixed together.
A few teaspoons of this mixture was added to a hot mug of water (which had been heated again in the microwave).
Although the general reaction to both videos has been of anger, fake or otherwise, many believe that she is trolling and knows the reactions her videos will get.
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