“Earl Grey is really more of a ‘Sense and Sensibility’ kind of tea”

I loved Earl Grey Tea once, but now I find the citrus and floral infused black tea just too aromatic for my taste. I prefer instead, a more robust, cleaner tasting tea. Many others the world over though, love Earl Grey as the perfect accompaniment for afternoon tea. What exactly is Earl Grey Tea? Earl […]

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At My Table

One of life’s great pleasures is to cook for others and to share a meal around the table. When family and friends gather around the table to share lunch, afternoon tea, a barbeque, or dinner is a natural, welcome and satisfying event. It is a joy and an occasion I eagerly look forward to. Entertaining […]

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The Perfect Cup of Tea

“Nobody can teach you how to make the perfect cup of tea. It just happens over time. Wearing cashmere helps, of course”. What is the perfect cup of tea? I think Tea is best made with fresh good quality tea leaves in a pre-warmed china teapot with boiling water and served in a fine lipped, […]

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Taking Tea

Taking tea is a pleasurable part of life and one to be looked forward to. Afternoon tea, high tea, low tea, morning tea the original meaning of ‘taking tea’ has become a little confused over time despite many articles being written about the meaning of each and the origins and etiquette of Tea in the past […]

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Tea and Scones

The quintessential treats that come to mind to enjoy with a cup of Tea are scones. Loved the world over and called by so many different names, they are nonetheless, delicious for Afternoon or Morning Tea. Whether you like to say Devonshire Tea, Cream Tea, Devon Cream Tea, Cornish Tea, Tea and Scones or High […]

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