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February 12, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Naughty “Naughty, but nice” – 1970s National Dairy Council slogan for cream cakes.  One of the most popular British classics with tourists (& locals), the Cream Tea – collective name for warm scone, clotted cream, strawberry jam & tea – dates back to the 11th c in SW England.  National Cream Tea Day on the…

August 30, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Quench Hot day? We quench our thirst with fizzy, sweet, flavoured soft drinks.  2017 UK sales up 1.4% in a year to >£15.2bn ($18.4bn, €16.6bn).  Which country drank the most?  Argentina, at 155 litres per capita.  USA was close 2nd (154l), then Chile (141l), Mexico (137l), Uruguay (113l) & Belgium (109l).  Children are the biggest…

July 20, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Teapot A design masterpiece, the Brown Betty brews the best tea since 1695.  Stoke-on-Trent red clay retains heat. Brown Rockingham glaze hides stains & wipes clean.  Shape makes tea leaves swirl & release more flavour as boiling water is added. Handle loop prevents knuckles getting burnt.  Handmade. Originally 12 shillings ( £85/ $110). Now £40…


March 24, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Tea “Drink tea & jolly well carry on” – the most uplifting message for business in strained times? What’s the Word?  Series 2  (7/10)  [photo: xxolgaxx]