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
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?
Yesterday was that one day of the year where it’s acceptable to eat savoury and sweet pancakes in one meal! I was lucky enough to be cooked pancakes with smoked salmon, ricotta and spinach cooked in a cheese sauce. And … Continue reading