Is there anything better than whiling away the afternoon with tea and cake?Probably not. And now I’m back in England, I shall take full advantage of it, especially when it’s Afternoon Tea Week… Continue reading
A Simple Afternoon Tea For Any Occasion
Afternoon tea, for me, is quintessentially British and it’s the way we celebrate so many occasions.
Who would say no to a spread of mini sandwiches and sweet treats with hot tea or champagne? Certainly not me! Continue reading
Christmas Tea Time at La Vista
Is there anything better than afternoon tea?
Unlimited sandwiches, sweet treats and cups of tea is a joyful experience in itself, but having it with a Christmas theme goes another step further. Continue reading
Postcards from the Cornish Seaside
Sadly, this is my last Cornish post, but it’s a good one!
We spent the day visiting 3 different towns and villages on the south Cornish coast; eating, drinking and exploring every little nook. The lovely thing about the little villages in Cornwall, are their endless winding lanes filled with pubs, tea shops, ice cream, fish & chips, and interesting boutiques. Continue reading
Tea & Cake in Cambridge
I use the term ‘tea and cake’ broadly here. What I actually mean is… a delicious cup of something plus some fabulous sweet treats to go alongside.
Last week was ‘Afternoon Tea Week’ in the UK (perhaps elsewhere too?) and I’ve been reading many a post on grand afternoon teas around the country serving up infinite finger sandwiches, scones and cakes on a towering stand alongside endless cups of tea. But, what about the not-so-grand affair of a mid-afternoon (or mid-morning even) cup of tea with a slice of cake. This is the everyday kind of afternoon tea that I’m almost certain everyone partakes in.
A Birthday Feast
My birthday is my favourite day of the year aside from Christmas. I get to choose everything we do for the day and no one can tell me off for eating cake for breakfast, lunch and dinner….