Petit Fours, Tarts, Cheesecakes, and More! 🍰

Sometimes it’s fun to add something new to tea time. If you’re not up for traditional British fare to your afternoon tea or tea party, why not try a few suggestions below? You can find them at your local market, bakery, or you can make them yourself! You may find a new favorite. Petit Fours …

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You’ll Want To Spread This On Everything: Fruit Butter! 🍎

Today we are going to look at fruit butters! Some of you may have heard of it but others who have never heard of it could be confused. Fruit as a butter? What is that? Fruit butters are its lesser known than its cousins jam and jelly, but it's steadily gaining popularity, especially in the …

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For the Love of Fruit Cake! 🍰

The Original Cake Co. is based out of Lincoln, UK and they pride their expertise in making some of the most delicious homemade fruit cakes in Britain. They typically sell to individual retailers in the UK but we are fortunate enough to be able to sell them to you here in United States. If you …

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Nektar Honey Crystals

Summertime brings the best in food and drink, bringing sweet fruits, bountiful vegetables, and refreshing drinks. In the scorching hot summer heat, many of us love a nice, refreshing glass of iced tea. Perhaps you would like a bit of honey in it? But then there’s the issue of dealing with the mess of sticky …

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Recipe – Fruit Pies

Fruit pies are one of my favourite desserts and go very nicely with a cup of tea. I made an apple pie yesterday but you can use any fruit you like, be it tinned or fresh. If you are using fresh fruit then you may need to sweeten and cook the fruit first. If using …

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Tea and the Strange Transformation

A strange transformation has taken place in our house over the past few years, and it’s all due to tea! The change has been in two main areas: what we consume overall and what we talk about. What We Consume Hubby and I grew up in a pretty typical fashion where not every food choice …

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An Orchard in Your Teapot, Pt. II – Herbals Made with Fruits

Sometimes that orchard in your teapot isn’t tea, but a fruity infusion. Unlike the teas listed in Part I, these infusions are caffeine-free along with being naturally flavorful and often naturally sweet. Some are also quite healthful. One of the frustrations when researching this was the number of companies that call their infusions by the …

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