Perfect Afternoon Tea Book: A Collection of Teatime Treats

Perfect Afternoon Tea Book: A Collection of Teatime Treats

by Lorenz Books, Anna Koska
     
 

Imagine a table laden with homemade scones and muffins, seasonal fruit jams, freshly made sandwiches and cakes and pastries of all varieties. There are few ways of ending the afternoon quite as enjoyable as sitting down to afternoon tea with friends, yet, today, we rarely have time to relax over a cup of tea and a cake or scone. The Perfect Afternoon Tea BookSee more details below

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Imagine a table laden with homemade scones and muffins, seasonal fruit jams, freshly made sandwiches and cakes and pastries of all varieties. There are few ways of ending the afternoon quite as enjoyable as sitting down to afternoon tea with friends, yet, today, we rarely have time to relax over a cup of tea and a cake or scone. The Perfect Afternoon Tea Book is a delicious collection of teatime favorites, presenting 35 recipes for traditional treats and some enticing contemporary updates.

Whether you crave a substantial snack on a cold winter's day by the fireside or would like to offer your guests something cool and refreshing at the end of a long summer afternoon, the variety of recipes included will help you match your teatime menu to the occasion. Savory snacks include delicious country oatcakes or Parmesan popovers, plus a wide range of sophisticated sandwiches such as smoked salmon pinwheels or asparagus rolls. For those with a sweet tooth, temptations include an Easter bread studded with dried fruits and flavored with spices, crunchy shortbread and wholesome raspberry muffins. Homemade jams, jellies and preserves complete the traditional feast, and there are recipes for lemon curd or the perfect strawberry jam to capture the essence of summer.

The Perfect Afternoon Tea Book includes valuable tips and techniques for preparing and storing food, plus suggestions for successful accompaniments and drinks. Each recipe is presented with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and includes a beautiful photograph of each finished dish. With its range of tempting bakes and snacks, The Perfect Afternoon Tea Book will be consulted for years to come.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859675427
Publisher:
Anness Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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