'High Tea' is as delightful to look at as it is to cook from. Think finger sandwiches, scones, pastries, cakes, biscuits and slices. Think linen tablecloths and fine china, proper tea made in a teapot, your best friends gathered round, and lots of gossip. Here’s your chance to spoil yourself with cucumber sandwiches, chocolate éclairs and raspberry cream sponge. Teatime will never be the same again.Hardcover. 127 pages. Sydney.
'Tea Fit For a Queen' in association with Historic Royal Palaces
'Tea Fit For a Queen' in association with Historic Royal Palaces Filled with recipes that have stood the test of time as well as fascinating anecdotes and tales, Tea Fit for a Queen reveals how the tradition of afternoon tea started in royal Britain.
Over 40 charming recipes include everything from delicate finger sandwiches to Victoria sponge cake and Chelsea Buns.
In these pages learn about the infamous royals and their connection to the history of tea; why jam pennies were Queen Elizabeth II's favourite tea time treat and how mead cake came to be served during Henry VIII's reign.
Discover what cake William and Catherine selected for their wedding and hear why orange-scented scones became a royal tradition at Kensington Palace.
Tea Fit for a Queen presents a taste of palace etiquette to take home. Hardcover.
128 PAGES. LONDON.
4 star rating by Goodreads.
'The Afternoon Tea Collection' Australian Women's Weekly
Afternoon Tea is the perfect way to entertain guests. This beautiful hardcover is a bumper bind-up collection of all the delicate morsels that are perfect for afternoon tea. From dainty savoury bites and sandwiches, our famous scones, delectable sweet tarts, biscuits and slices, to fruit loaves and classic cakes, this is an ideal gift.
Hardcover. 256 pages. Sydney.
'The Irish Countrywomen's Association Book of Tea and Company'
'The Irish Countrywomen's Association Book of Tea and Company, Recipes and Reflections for Every Day', edited by Aoife Carrigy. Such a beautiful book! It is said that "where there is tea there is hope", and the women of the ICA have long recognised the value of teatime as a source of comfort to punctuate the day. But tea needs company and now they share with you their favourite accompaniments: food to eat and food for thought.You will find favourite teatime recipes to suit every occasion from Irish homes all across the country. These are the tried and tested homely recipes you remember from your mammy and granny. Hardcover. 224 pages. Dublin. 4.83 star rating by Goodreads
'Traditional Afternoon Tea' by Martha Day
'Traditional Afternoon Tea' by Martha Day Re-create childhood and fireside teatime with drop scones, raspberry muffins and banana and ginger teabread, or make refreshments to enjoy on a long summer afternoon, such as Roquefort and pear brioche slices and lavender cake. Clear step-by-step instructions and pictures detail each stage of preparation, with a mouth-watering photograph of every recipe. With 100 beautiful photographs and charming illustrations throughout, this is the perfect companion to a much-loved tradition. Hardback. 64 pages. London. 4.5 star rating by Goodreads.
'The Tea Book' By Linda Gaylard
'The Tea Book' By Linda Gaylard
The Tea Book guides you through the best ways to choose, prepare and taste the many different varieties of tea available around the world, with everything you need to know to bring the fragrance and allure of the tea shop into your home. The essential companion for all tea aficionados, this detailed tea book features over one hundred international tea recipes, including chai tea, matcha, the increasingly popular bubble tea, and herbal tisanes such as Yerba Mate. Tasting notes help you to identify key characteristics, so that you can tell your green tea from your pu'er. With information on growing and harvest seasons, and maps of the most important tea-producing regions. This practical, fully illustrated guide is perfect for tea lovers.
Hardback. 224 pages. London. 4.37 star rating by Goodreads.