Tips and Tricks: Which Tea

Some great advice I find really useful when deciding what tea to drink, sourced from the UK Telegraph. Unlike breakfast teas, such as English Breakfast and Assam, which are robust and full-bodied, afternoon teas should be lighter on the palate, … Continue reading

Tips and Tricks: Baking Tips for Flawless Cakes

Avoid Using Cold Eggs Sure, you know to bring the butter to room temperature, but it’s just as important for eggs—otherwise the mixture won’t emulsify properly. If you’re short on time, microwave cut-up butter on low in 5-second intervals, checking … Continue reading

Tips and Tricks: How to Fill a Tiered Cake Stand

There aren’t any rules when it comes to the food, but a standard afternoon tea comprises a layer of sandwiches, a layer of cakes and a layer of scones or teacakes. However, you could also throw in pastries, petits fours … Continue reading