Category Archives: Afternoon Tea

Recipe: Lemon and Elderflower Drizzle Cake

This loaf cake recipe is one of the best I have come across. It’s so easy to throw together, strikes a wonderful balance between the density of a traditional pound cake and the softness of a light crumb, and it’s

Recipe: Lemon and Elderflower Drizzle Cake

This loaf cake recipe is one of the best I have come across. It’s so easy to throw together, strikes a wonderful balance between the density of a traditional pound cake and the softness of a light crumb, and it’s

Recipe: Rock Cakes

Mum used to make Rock Cakes all the time, but she seems to have dropped the ball lately (hint hint mum :-)). They are one of my favourite bakes and are so quick and easy to make. They’re perfect if

Recipe: Rock Cakes

Mum used to make Rock Cakes all the time, but she seems to have dropped the ball lately (hint hint mum :-)). They are one of my favourite bakes and are so quick and easy to make. They’re perfect if

Recipe: Rhubarb and Strawberry Teacake with Ginger Buttercream

This cake would work well as a dessert as well as for an afternoon tea (I’d even eat is for breakfast!) The cake is lovely and moist, packed with fresh fruit and a hum of spicy ginger. Sweet creamy buttercream

Recipe: Rhubarb and Strawberry Teacake with Ginger Buttercream

This cake would work well as a dessert as well as for an afternoon tea (I’d even eat is for breakfast!) The cake is lovely and moist, packed with fresh fruit and a hum of spicy ginger. Sweet creamy buttercream

A History of Scottish Shortbread

While England’s culinary developments were influenced by the Romans, Scotland took pointers from the French, thanks to the marriage of Mary Queen of Scots to a young French prince. The French are infamous for their skilful patisserie and Scotland embraced

A History of Scottish Shortbread

While England’s culinary developments were influenced by the Romans, Scotland took pointers from the French, thanks to the marriage of Mary Queen of Scots to a young French prince. The French are infamous for their skilful patisserie and Scotland embraced

Review: Afternoon Tea at Whatley Manor, Malmesbury

Whatley Manor is a beautifully restored 18th century manor house, nestled in the breathtaking countryside of Wiltshire. Originally the home of Admiral Reginald Neeld and his family, it is now a hotel, spa and restaurant where visitors can unwind and

Review: Afternoon Tea at Whatley Manor, Malmesbury

Whatley Manor is a beautifully restored 18th century manor house, nestled in the breathtaking countryside of Wiltshire. Originally the home of Admiral Reginald Neeld and his family, it is now a hotel, spa and restaurant where visitors can unwind and