Tag: tea

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…

October 15, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Afternoon tea A quintessential British pastime since the 1800s to fill the break between breakfast & dinner.  Traditional menu – finger sandwiches, scones, cakes, teas – can be given a modern twist to reflect art, fashion or other cuisines.  For business or pleasure, “there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to…

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…

May 11, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Appliance Good appliances endure.  A kettle is found in more homes than any other device.  In Britain,  “Put the kettle on”  is as valid a greeting on arriving home as  “Good evening” Guessed the Word?             Series 23 (3/8)              [pic: kboyd]


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]