You can have a lot of fun decorating with chocolate, get creative and make beautiful cookies fit for any high tea baby shower. First step: Melting Chocolate For best results, coarsely chop chocolate bars and squares before melting them. Choose … Continue reading
Baby showers are a great opportunity for a holding a high tea with friends and family. If you’re wanting to add a touch of cuteness decorating biscuits can be simple and fun and they also look spectacular. Lookout for my … Continue reading
Here are some clever ideas using candles to help make your high tea one to remember. The images above are sourced from pinterest simply for inspiration.
I love flowers, so many colours, shapes and sizes, the only problem is that eventually the brightness will fade and the petals will fall off. Pressing flowers is an easy and simple idea to make your flowers last indefinitely and can be … Continue reading
Such a clever idea and so so very easy. Simply mix 1 kg caster sugar and 2 tsp lavender flowers, then divide between small bags or jars. Great in shortbread, sprinkled over a sponge or stirred into berries, give jars … Continue reading
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
Some clever ideas when using balloons. Cover balloons with lace, tulle or cellophane Wrap thread around a balloon, spray with fabric softener and pop the balloon Put a marble inside before you blow it up so they hang upside down … Continue reading
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
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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