Shelley Teacups

[Editor's note: This article has been updated for style and content accuracy.] Shelley teacups are among some of the most collectable types of china. Beautiful, surprisingly thin and yet strong translucent bone china, Shelley tea cups come in a huge variety of shapes and patterns including chintz, floral, and art deco. The most famous shape …

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Tea and Biscuits

A nice cup of afternoon tea can always use a good biscuit to go with it. No… I do not mean an American dinner biscuit that is soft and chewy, or one that you pour gravy over. I mean a real English biscuit (translation: cookie!) But an English biscuit is better than just a “cookie”. …

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Clotted Cream vs Double Devon Cream

Is there a difference between Clotted and Double Devon Cream? Well, yes. Actually, there is. You will often find that the two names are used interchangeably, but there is quite a difference between Devonshire Clotted Cream and Double Devon Cream.  This was quite confusing to me until I visited Devonshire, England, several years ago. Devonshire …

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