A pancake cake?! What is a pancake cake? *This* is a pancake cake! This is a photo of one I was cooked in Chile way back in 2011. I can’t claim to have made this 😉 A delicious savoury dish … Continue reading
Will all of my summer adventures start with a rainy morning? Just like the day trip to Brighton, this one started in the same way! But with a lot more rain. You know how they say that you never end … Continue reading
I love finding new independent places to drink coffee… when I say coffee, I mean tea or hot chocolate! Our latest find is Faculty in Birmingham. Espresso, tangerine ginger loose leaf tea, banana and Nutella loaf, blueberry loaf… Saturday. Have … Continue reading
This weekend is a UK bank holiday. We had three birthday’s to celebrate so we arrived in London on Friday night, where I snapped these images of a very peaceful duck who had make some photogenic ripples in the water. … Continue reading
When I travelled in Asia and I told people where I was from, their response was usually ‘David Beckham!’
When I travelled in South America and I told people where I was from, their response was usually ‘5 O’clock tea!’
Now, I knew that English people were known for their love of tea and for afternoon tea – tea with scones, strawberry jam and clotted cream or little nibbles like bite-size sandwiches or small cupcakes but I was never aware that it was known as being at 5 O’Clock! However, the more people I met the more people who responded with the same response; ‘5 O’clock tea!’
Im not a English Breakfast tea or an Earl Grey tea drinker but I do like herbal teas so today we had afternoon tea, although it was at 2 O’Clock 😉 Served with homemade Nutella cake…
Which traditions do you follow?
Have you had 5 O’Clock tea?
Need to escape the wettest January for over 100 years? Whitechapel Galley in East London is the perfect place to do just that. Pop into the Hannah Höch exhibition. Hannah Höch combines different images and the exhibition is made up … Continue reading