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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Recipe – Lemon Meringue Pie

This is one of my all time favorites, my Mum used to make it and it was eaten in minutes!  There is a good contrast between the tangy lemon and the sweet meringue if you use a large lemon.       You will need: 4 oz sweet short crust pastry For the filling: 3 …

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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 Moment — “Oh!! There’s PIE!!!”

Did you ever go to the grocery store, bakery, or wherever and bring home a special treat such as pie and put it away in the cupboard or even the refrigerator and forget about it? Me, too. The latest instance of this almost feeblemindedness (I mean, really, who can forget they have PIE in the …

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Tea and “Comfort Foods”

Some foods just make you feel so good when you eat them that they have come to be known as “comfort foods.” They can be a great part of your tea time, especially with the right tea. Some of the best memory triggers are aromas. Just the smell of certain foods can take you back …

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