Afternoon Tea vs High Tea

  Did you know that all the different tea times in Britain have a specific name? Pretty neat. Afternoon tea and high tea are sometimes used interchangeably but if you really know your British tea habits, you will know they are nowhere near the same. Afternoon Tea is more for the non-working class or those …

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Favourite Tearooms in the UK — Part II

In my last post, I talked about a couple of tearooms in the UK which are especially dear to me.  In this post, I’d like to invite you to spoil yourself, indulge in tea, companionship and culinary delights in the wonderful world of High Tea.  High Tea or Afternoon Tea is a British institution that …

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Tea Traditions — “High Tea” Then and Now

“High Tea” has changed since it began in the 1600s. This evolution has taken a strong turn from its origins. These days, many tea rooms in the U.S. tout “High Tea” as their most special tea of the day, a time to serve taste-tempting dishes like crab salad with mint and lime and dress up …

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Tea Rituals

Tea with its antioxidants and immune boosting properties is not only nutritionally regenerative, but its external properties are restorative as well. One of the only Far Eastern traditions to find a real home in Western civilization, tea rituals are shared world wide. Tea, and the rituals surrounding it, bridges the gap between many different peoples …

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