Fancy A Cuppa?


Exercise a bit of self care…take a moment for yourself and enjoy a spot of afternoon tea.


TeaTime

Jean Cazals

A sumptuous portrait of London's best afternoon teas - now in compact edition. Illustrated by world-renowned food photographer Jean Cazals, TeaTime takes you on a sumptuous journey round 50 of London's unique and brilliant tea-hotspots, capturing the ambience of world famous venues such as The Ritz and The Savoy, those that offer a modern twist on traditional afternoon tea such as the Primrose Bakery and The Berkeley,or the more down-to-earth like La Fromagerie and Daylesford Organic, and the indulgent Melt and Cocomaya. Although the British only invented the custom about 160 years ago, it has become part of our cultural DNA and a habit that we have exported around the World. TeaTime includes more than 30 mouth-watering recipes from a selection of London's best afternoon teas made by the chefs from grand and boutique hotels, and chic bars and cafés.

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Style Me Vintage: Tea Parties

Lulu Gwynne

Learn how to create vintage-styled afternoon tea parties, including themed recipes for food and drink. Also discover how to style the table, room, invites and guests. In a melding of the fun style of the Style Me Vintage series with a traditional cookery book, tea Parties is a vintage and thematic take on a traditional afternoon tea book. the current trend for retro styled events and afternoon tea parties is as much about styling as it is about food and drink and this book will show you just how to achieve your own perfect event. Split into themed tea parties, it will show how to create your tea party: dress your table, decorate your room, do your invitations, costume suggestions, and offer key recipes for food and drink within each theme. themes include: a Victorian tea party (lace aplenty and dainty cakes), a 1920s speakeasy (cocktails in tea cups and recipes for jazz babies), a 1930s country house party (silk, tweed, high tea with elegance), a 1940s tea dance (for those who like some swing with their tea), a 1950s street party (bunting and finger sandwiches) and a 'Famous Five' picnic (ripping ginger beer anyone?). With advice on scaling up into a tea party for many - or down to an intimate tea for two - you can't go wrong.

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The Afternoon Tea Collection

Sterling Publishing

An illustrated keepsake book combines evocative photographs of dainty teatime scenes with triple-tested recipes on lavish high tea foods ranging from finger sandwiches and decadent scones to tiny tarts and miniature desserts.

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Tea Fit for a Queen

Historic Royal Palaces Enterprises Limited

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, Chelsea Buns and a Champagne Cocktail. 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.

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Tiny Book of Tea & Treats

Phyllis Hoffman DePiano

This collection of tiny bites and delectable treats will delight even the most discriminating tastes. Within the 144 pages of Tiny Book of Tea & Treats there are more than 50 recipes for small-bite appetizers, sweet party food, and refreshing teas.

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Afternoon tea at home

Will Torrent

Recipes and inspiration for how to host the ultimate tea party with instruction from master patissier Will Torrent.

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Teatime Parties

Lorna Ables Reeves

Create the perfect celebration with an Afternoon Tea sure to delight your guests. The book includes time-tested, savory and sweet recipes.

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Royal Teas

Mark Flanagan, Kathryn Cuthbertson

"The first official tea-time cookbook from the Royal Collection, Royal Tea invites readers to take a break in the day to indulge in a Royal Family-tested sweet treat--well-behaved corgis welcome!"--Amazon.com.

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A Literary Tea Party

Alison Walsh

A Literary-Inspired Cookbook for Voracious Readers at Teatime Tea and books: the perfect pairing. There's nothing quite like sitting down to a good book on a lovely afternoon with a steaming cup of tea beside you, as you fall down the rabbit hole into the imaginative worlds of Alice in Wonderland, The Hobbit, and Sherlock Holmes . . . Fire up your literary fancies and nibble your way through delicate sweets and savories with A Literary Tea Party, which brings food from classic books to life with a teatime twist. Featuring fifty-five perfectly portioned recipes for an afternoon getaway, including custom homemade tea blends and beverages, you will have everything you need to plan an elaborate tea party. Cook up and enjoy: Turkish Delight while sipping on the White Witch’s Hot Chocolate from The Chronicles of Narnia Drink Me Tea with the Queen of Hearts’s Painted Rose Cupcakes from Alice in Wonderland Eeyore’s “Hipy Bthuthday” Cake with Hundred Acre Hot Chocolate from Winnie the Pooh Hannah’s Sweet Potato Bacon Pastries and Jo’s Gingerbread from Little Women Tom Sawyer’s Whitewashed Jelly Doughnuts from Tom Sawyer And more! Accompanied with photographs and book quotes, these recipes, inspired by the great works of literature, will complement any good book for teatime reading and eating.

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Afternoon Tea at Bramble Café

Mat Follas

Combining comforting recipes, local ingredients and a bit of baking magic, Mat Follas presents an irresistible collection of scrumptious tea time treats. Let yourself be transported to a table adorned with crisp linen, fine china and a cup of your favourite tea for the ultimate afternoon tea experience with BBC MasterChef UK winner Mat Follas. In this enticing collection of recipes for the finest bakes and most irresistible pastries Mat has honed his unique experience as a chef and indulged his passion for home baking. In the first chapter, Cakes & Scones, you will find Mat’s perfect recipes for Lemon Drizzle Cake and a Classic Victoria. Slices & Tarts include the magical combination of rhubarb and custard in Mat’s take on a classic custard slice. Failsafe Biscuits & Cookies will keep in your pantry for days, ready to whip out for guests for an impromptu afternoon tea. For a more refined occasion try one of the delights from the Dainties & Patisserie chapter; individual Sherry Trifle Verrines or pretty Raspberry Meringue Kisses are the ultimate treat. With ideas for savouries and sandwiches along with recipes for refreshing homemade cordials, memorable jams and jellies and reviving gins and sparkling cocktails you have all the ingredients you need to host the perfect afternoon tea.

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The Perfect Afternoon Tea Recipe Book

Antony Wild, Carol Pastor

The ultimate teatime collection, with an introductory guide to the history and etiquette of afternoon tea, and 200 classic recipes for sandwiches, savouries, cakes, gateaux and other treats.

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Afternoon Tea at the Cutter & Squidge Bakery

Emily Lui, Annabel Lui

Cutter & Squidge is the ultimate destination for modern and quirky afternoon tea in London. Here, they share their winning formula in over 65 recipes for playful, delicious treats. When sisters Annabel and Emily were looking to make their mark on London’s pastry scene and developing recipes in their tiny kitchen, Annabel would cut the dough and Emily squidged it together – and that is how Cutter & Squidge was born! The sisters set out on a mission to create a baking business using only natural colours and flavourings and pioneering the creation of imaginative new treats. Customers now flock to their flagship store in London to sample their cool creations and indulge in their immersive afternoon tea experiences, with themes such as Hello Kitty, Genie's Cave and The Potion Room. The recipes shared in this book include everything from fantasy-themed Clam-shell Pearl Biskies, Galaxy Juice and Genie’s Magic Carpet Cookies, to re-imagined classics like Strawberries and Cream Biskies, Smoked Cheese and Black Pepper Scones, Pineapple Chilli and Lime Cake Bars and Maple, Pecan and Carrot Dreamcake, all made achievable for the home cook. Readers can use the themed afternoon tea menus provided or mix and match the recipes to create their own Cutter & Squidge afternoon tea of dreams!

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Tea at the Palace: A Cookbook

Carolyn Robb

Former royal chef Carolyn Robb presents sumptuous recipes for tea time inspired by the signature dishes served at 12 of the most popular and luxurious palaces in England. From classic Giant Bourbon Biscuits inspired by Kensington Palace, to Little Scones with Raspberries and Clotted Cream for a Buckingham Palace–inspired garden party, to a White Chocolate and Mint Cake reminiscent of Highgrove House, each delicious recipe offers a taste of the history and tradition of royal British tea parties. ROYAL INSIDER: Carolyn Robb served as a chef to the Royal Family for 11 years, creating everything from intimate family meals to sumptuous formal events. 50 RECIPES: Recreate a royal tea party with sweets, savories, drinks and more. INSPIRING IMAGES: Filled with beautiful food photography and inspiration for setting a tea table fit for a Queen! PALACE TOUR: Take a virtual visit to 12 of the most popular and luxurious Palaces the Royal Family has called home. CLASSICS MADE MODERN: Recipes rely on seasonal ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions so that cooks of every skill level can make palace favorites at home.

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