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

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to meĀ  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

Succumb to the Crumb [Afternoon Tea Party Box]

Crumb, a “cake experience” company in Leeds founded just over a year ago by two young mums, make afternoon tea parties that can be delivered not only to your door, but through your letterbox. Alice down a rabbit hole? Sure. A tea party delivered through my letterbox? I was skeptical, but Crumb have convinced me… Continue reading Succumb to the Crumb [Afternoon Tea Party Box]

Bettys is an English tea tradition

You simply cannotĀ  talk about tea in England without talking about Bettys. The story of Bettys began more than 90 years ago with Frederick Belmont, a young Swiss orphan who trained in baking and confectionery in Switzerland and France before travelling to England to seek his fortune. Settling in Yorkshire, he opened the first Bettys… Continue reading Bettys is an English tea tradition