The Great British Brew

Here in Britain we love a good cup of tea…but just how much do you really know about the humble brew? As a part of a campaign to explore the nation’s love affair with the cuppa, our tea drinking friends at Sykes Cottages created the most adorable tea themed infographic, illustrating our favourite ways to… Continue reading The Great British Brew

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Time for Tea – An Infographic from Emma Bridgewater

Emma Bridgewater began making her unique pottery in 1985, and today runs the highly successful and much-loved company with her husband Matthew Rice.  Quintessentially British, their cosy, charming pottery is made in Stoke-on-Trent, the traditional home of British pottery. (The little blue & white teacup on the Tea in England banner represents the pottery-making heritage… Continue reading Time for Tea – An Infographic from Emma Bridgewater

The Twelve Days of Christmas Afternoon Tea at the InterContinental London Park Lane

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me  a partridge in a pear tree ~ in the form of a partridge pie, washed down with a whiskey/pear/Champagne cocktail. Intrigued? I hope so, because I am about to tell you about a most fantastic Christmas Afternoon Tea in London. In the past… Continue reading The Twelve Days of Christmas Afternoon Tea at the InterContinental London Park Lane

10 reasons why the Wellington Afternoon Tea could be London's #1 Afternoon Tea

The tradition of Afternoon Tea began in England and the English certainly know how to do it and how to do it right. At every top London hotel that serves Afternoon Tea, the ambience, the tea and the tea food is excellent, a few perhaps marginally better than others. If beautiful surroundings, excellent tea and… Continue reading 10 reasons why the Wellington Afternoon Tea could be London's #1 Afternoon Tea

Tea, poetry and breast cancer

Today, I celebrate 8 years being cancer free. My breast cancer was detected in July 2005 during a routine mammogram. Early detection can save lives – please be diligent with attending your mammogram apppointment. A couple of years ago, I discovered this poem by Londoner Jo Shapcott that on this day in particular expresses my… Continue reading Tea, poetry and breast cancer

It's all about me!

My name is Denise and I am the creator and writer of the Tea in England blog. I’ve recently shared with you the story behind this blog and the story behind the blog banner, so today I thought I’d tell you a little bit about myself. I love England and have been an Anglophile all… Continue reading It's all about me!