Welcome to Tea, my online tribute to the art of having tea. As Henry James once said: “There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea. Today's treat is Smoked Salmon Pinwheels. Perfect for tea, cocktails, picnics or … [Read more...] about Tea Tray Savouries: Easy Smoked Salmon Pinwheels
Downton Abbey viewing party
Edwardians were crazy about jellied desserts. Our tastes have evolved but there is still a place for eye-catching desserts, like this easy dessert which looks like a work of art. If you can boil water you should have no problem with this dessert. It is a handheld treat that … [Read more...] about Easy to Make Sea Glass Jell-O
Welcome to my virtual tea party, my tribute to the art of having tea. As Henry James once said: “There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” The British may have failed miserably in other culinary areas, but … [Read more...] about Enjoy a Taste of Fortnum & Mason with Stilton and Fig Tarts
The moment that so many PBS viewers have been waiting for is coming this Sunday: the Christmas Episode. If you still haven't taken down your Christmas decorations, this is your one last chance (seriously, take them down) to be in fashion.I was in my kitchen yesterday working on … [Read more...] about Hosting a Downton Abbey Viewing Party? What About the (Eton) Mess?
Every episode of Downton Abbey is laid out much like the elegant dinners that the Crawleys share with their guests. Many different courses and layering of flavours that is always a treat for the eyes. While food plays a role in each episode, it is mostly a supporting player. … [Read more...] about Downton’s Infamous Raspberry Meringue Pudding