One of the most civilized, sociable, and relaxing of customs is gathering around a beautifully laid table to take afternoon tea. Packed with gorgeous images, this informative guide contains details on every aspect of the formal tea, including how to make and serve it at its very best, the etiquette of tea-drinking, the correct china and silverware to use, how to host a tea party, and even how the tea gown evolved. Recipes for delicious teatime treats round out this must-have guide.
Jane Pettigrew is the author of 13 books on tea, including The Tea Lover's Companion, Tea Classified, and Traditional Teatime Recipes.
Hardcover: 80 pages
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