Traditional blends are tea blends that comprise of teas from origin and perpetuated over the years. Examples are English Breakfast, Irish Breakfast etc. We import direct from source and do the blending in our facility. Use 2 grams (1 teaspoon) for 6 ounces of water and steep for 5 minutes @ 200 F - 210 F. For strong tea use 3 grams (1 1/2 teaspoons). It is possible to add milk to these teas if made sufficiently strong.