What Is Cheese Tea?!? 🧀

We’ve all heard of tea with milk and maybe even cream, but have you ever heard of tea with cheese? Yes, you read that correctly! Cheese tea is the latest trend among tea connoisseurs. Many are taking to social media to post their refreshing tea topped with creamy cheese. It sounds a bit odd, but …

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Recipe – Sweet Cheese Tarts

Now we all know how to make pastry (or buy it) so I will just tell you what you need: 6 oz short crust pastry for this recipe, sweet or not depending on your taste.       Filling: 8 oz Cottage or Curd Cheese - whichever you can buy 2 oz  Sugar 2oz  Currants …

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Recipe – Cheese Pastries

I do not eat onions, they are bad for my digestion, so I like to make pastry squares with cheese in them, but if you like you can make them with cheese and onions.  You can make them large or small, but if you make them small they are very tasty warm from the oven …

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Recipe – Tomato and Cheese Whirls

Sometimes one does not want something sweet with a cup of tea but something savoury but the question is what? I came up with a little 'biscuit' type thing after seeing a recipe for a cocktail nibble which was not quite what I was looking for. Now I know some of you are very fond …

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Recipe – Cheese Straws

Cheese straws are a very popular party food here in the UK. or these used to be in the 1970's anyway!!  They are though, making a bit of a come-back with all the baking shows we now have on TV and they do go very well with Tea.  So if you want to try something …

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Recipe – Cheese Scones

Cheese scones are delicious smothered with butter, cut into two with melted cheese on top or just on their own.  You can make plain scones without the cheese or sweet scones with sugar. Whichever you decide the results will be good I assure you. 175 g  or 6 ozs (3/4 c) Self Raising Flour 50 …

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More “Cheesy” Tea Time Pairings, Part III

Still more tea and cheese pairings for a “cheesy” tea time (continued from Part II). In the final installment, we’re some general guidelines for pairing up teas and cheeses. (Again, this is a consolidation of the wealth of pairing suggestions available online.) Some General Guidelines I’ve Seen: Asiago cheeses pair with: Keemun (a Chinese black …

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More “Cheesy” Tea Time Pairings, Part I

A little over a year ago I took a closer look at the issue of pairing tea and cheese. The topic was hot then and seems to be getting hotter every year. So, it’s time to take a look at more “cheesy” tea time pairings, for tea and cheese go together as naturally as cheese …

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A Cheesy Tea Time

Something is cheesy at tea time. More and more, people are pairing cheeses with their teas for a truly harmonious taste experience. Time to join in the fun! Cheese and wine are a well-known combination. In some people’s minds, they are as natural together as apple pie and ice cream, hot dogs and baseball games, …

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