Tea at Fortnum & Mason (Hardcover)
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A concise yet sumptuous guide presenting everything there is to know about the art of taking tea, from the internationally renowned store in Piccadilly that is synonymous with style, elegance, and English charm Celebrating the long-standing British institution, this beautiful pocket book covers everything from the history of afternoon tea drinking to Fortnum's relationship with tea. It also presents more than 45 recipes for all types of teatime delight, as well as guiding the reader through the best types of tea to accompany them. Recipes include Cucumber, Cream Cheese and Dill Sandwiches; Macadamia and Stem Ginger Cookies; Madeleines; Almond and Rose Petal Squares; Honey and Lavender Loaf Cake; and Seville Orange and Whisky Marmalade. Beautifully illustrated with charming vintage tea advertisements and glorious recipe photos, this book is a must-have for tea drinkers everywhere. Metric measurements.
About the Author
Fortnum & Mason was founded at its current site on Piccadilly almost 300 years ago and its stunning facade and striking window displays continue to draw admirers from all over the world. The store has been selling tea since the day it opened and the range now spans more than 70 different types.
"A blast of old-fashioned luxury." —Telegraph Magazine
"The design and recipes in this book are both outstanding" —Tea With Friends blog