The Great British Cup Of Tea

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It comes as no surprise that the British drink more than 60 billion cups of tea a year, but what is it about this classic drink that people love so much? While some like it with milk, one sugar – two,  fruity or just simply plain, it’s the drink that brings people together.  Tea has become symbolic in our culture and is almost ingrained into the British way of life, from “shall I put the kettle on?” to scrumptious afternoon teas out,  the cup of tea provides us all with a sense of comfort and enjoyment.

Here at Neo Direct, we believe a good cup of tea can make all the difference to your day.  We’re all very busy people so taking time out to relax and unwind is essential,  whether you’re feeling too much pressure at work, or you’re catching up with friends, a cup of tea goes down a treat. Tea is renowned for boosting your mood and has even been known to reduce tension. But where did this magical drink originate? Is there caffeine in tea? And what is the best way to enjoy these fruity alternatives? Don’t worry we’re on hand to spill the tea.   

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The Top 5 Cakes Brits Love

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As a nation, we are united by our mutual love of cake. We have developed, and enjoyed, a cake for every occasion. They are used to celebrate birthdays, christenings, baby showers, weddings and even engagement parties. Not only are they the dessert of occasions, but they also deliver a sweet treat when we need it most, as well as making a decorative, tasty touch on an afternoon tea.  While there are hundreds of baked goods that could have made our list, here at Neo Direct, we have chosen 5 scrumptious recipes of Brits best-loved cakes to share with you.

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How to clean a wool carpet

A wool carpet or rug can make a stunning addition to your interior. It makes a durable and environmentally friendly choice when it comes to choosing flooring for your home, and you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to colours and patterns.  

While many of us may be tempted to opt for a laminate or wood floor choice, especially with small feet or muddy paws running around, there’s something very comforting about a wool carpet. A wool carpet can instantly add warmth, texture and style to your living space and keeping it clean can be a lot easier than you may think. 

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How to make the ultimate full English breakfast

The English breakfast is one of the nation’s best-loved meals. Sometimes referred to as’ the fry up’, the English breakfast remains so popular not just because it tastes so good, but because it has been enjoyed for centuries by people from all walks of life. It’s not just England where this meal is enjoyed, you can even travel abroad and find this British dish standing proud on the menu.

We know life can get pretty hectic, for many many working people breakfast consists of an instant coffee and a slice of toast on the go. So come the weekend, you’re ready for a leisurely breakfast you can enjoy. That’s why, here at Neo Direct, we are on hand to provide you with a guide to creating the ultimate full English breakfast. 

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