Category Archives: Teatime

More Tea Vicar?

To round off the previous post on Afternoon tea that centred around sandwiches and cakes I should like here to add the final pages of the particular article on cakes that has shown some interest amongst visitors to this blog. I … Continue reading

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Tea And Biscuits

The Biscuit The recipes and images given here are from a ‘Homes and Gardens’ magazine supplement from the mid-fifties. I’m afraid it’s a little tatty in places, but then so am I and it is a few years older than … Continue reading

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Five O’Clock Tea

That great British tradition, the afternoon tea! A basic menu would include sandwiches, cakes, buns, biscuits, scones, pastries and perhaps a chilled speciality like a soufflé or a magnificent jelly. In the Victorian kitchen the cook would be expected to … Continue reading

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Pancakes!

Shrove Tuesday always falls 47 days before Easter Sunday, so it is a moveable feast that varies from year to year and can fall anywhere between 3rd February and 9th March. The name Shrove comes from the old word “shrive” which … Continue reading

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