Recipe – Savoy Biscuits

Savoy Biscuits or Lady Finger cakes can be eaten alone - with a cup of tea - or used as the sponge in a trifle.  Remember we made a trifle with trifle sponges broken into pieces well you can use these if you like instead.  There are softer and soak up the alcohol better or …

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Recipe – Toad In The Hole

For all you British people out there and those who like British food, we have here a traditional dish.  Toad in the Hole is Yorkshire pudding batter poured round sausages, baked in the oven and usually served with an onion gravy.  It uses a Yorkshire Pudding batter and you can use any sausages you like …

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Superfood – Blood Pudding

Have you ever heard of a superfood? Every year, there seems to be a new trend of “superfoods” that becomes a craze amongst the masses. These superfoods are super because there is a health benefit to them, such as protein, antioxidants, or probiotics, only in large quantities. In a world of acai berries, quinoa, and …

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May 2015 Tea of the Month – Earl Grey Green

Is it grey, or is it green? Our second Tea of the Month for May is both! Enjoy 15% off the forever favorite made fresh with bergamot and green tea. Bergamot is a small citrus orange that blossoms in winter. Tea was originally flavoured with bergamot to imitate the more expensive types of Chinese tea. …

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Princess Charlotte

It’s a girl! The second Royal Baby is here and she’s a princess! Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana of Cambridge! Royal fans all across the globe who were waiting for this little bundle of joy to arrive are rejoicing! On the night of her birth, Britain’s most famous landmarks, Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge, …

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Putting the “British” into a British Product

The U.S. is thought of as a melting pot of cultures, but they are not alone in this worldwide, at least not in recent years. Great Britain influenced so much of the world and was in turn influenced by it, and so qualifies as a melting pot. Tea, foods, spices, and much more from the …

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Tea and the Appeal of British Royalty

Here is something to mull over whilst taking time out from your whatever to enjoy a soothing cuppa your favorite tea. What is it about heirs to thrones and royal marriages and subsequent royal births that continue to have appeal in our world? I have a theory. But first, it’s good to see what others …

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Is There a Perfect English Tea?

The idea of perfect tea and being able to make that ideal cuppa seems to be all pervasive. We have featured several articles on this blog by fellow writer Bill Lengeman on this topic (see list at end of this article). Nevertheless, I am diving into the topic with gusto and adding to the huge …

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