The Ritz London Book of Afternoon Tea: The Art and Pleasures of Taking Tea by Helen Simpson

The Ritz London Book of Afternoon Tea: The Art and Pleasures of Taking Tea by Helen Simpson

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Taking tea is one of the quintessentially English occasions. Of interest to tea drinkers, this Edwardian-style book captures the essence of this traditional British pastime, and provides us with the expertise on the ceremony as well as the recipes. It also features stories about the legendary afternoon teas at the Ritz Hotel.

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Taking tea is one of the quintessentially English occasions, and who is a greater authority on the subject than the sumptuous Ritz London Hotel? This charming Edwardian-style book captures the essence of this traditional British pastime, and provides us with all the expertise on the ceremony as well as the recipes. Stories about the legendary afternoon teas at The Ritz and fascinating details about the history of tea drinking are complemented with passages from such diverse writers as Charles Dickens to Oscar Wilde. Over fifty recipes are included for different kinds of afternoon tea specialities, from delicate sandwiches, strawberry shortcake and rose petal jam, to crumpets and muffins for hearty teas in front of a roaring fire. The author gives an infallible guide to the many blends of tea and their suitability to particular occasions. Beautifully presented and delightfully illustrated, this book is the perfect gift for tea drinkers everywhere.

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SKU GOR001249704
Title The Ritz London Book of Afternoon Tea: The Art and Pleasures of Taking Tea
Author By (author) Helen Simpson
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2006
Number of Pages 64
ISBN 10 0091909945
ISBN 13 9780091909949
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Taking tea is one of the quintessentially English occasions, and who is a greater authority on the subject than the sumptuous Ritz London Hotel? This charming Edwardian-style book captures the essence of this traditional British pastime, and provides us with all the expertise on the ceremony as well as the recipes. Stories about the legendary afternoon teas at The Ritz and fascinating details about the history of tea drinking are complemented with passages from such diverse writers as Charles Dickens to Oscar Wilde. Over fifty recipes are included for different kinds of afternoon tea specialities, from delicate sandwiches, strawberry shortcake and rose petal jam, to crumpets and muffins for hearty teas in front of a roaring fire. The author gives an infallible guide to the many blends of tea and their suitability to particular occasions. Beautifully presented and delightfully illustrated, this book is the perfect gift for tea drinkers everywhere.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001249704
Title The Ritz London Book of Afternoon Tea: The Art and Pleasures of Taking Tea
Author By (author) Helen Simpson
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2006
Number of Pages 64
ISBN 10 0091909945
ISBN 13 9780091909949
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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