Nice Cup of Tea and a Sit Down
But despite the title, with its emphasis on the life-giving beverage, the great triumph of this book is the Venn Diagram of Biscuits. I firmly believe this should be available as a poster for the kitchen, and ideally ...more
This book will make you smile and especially for my American chums find out why tea is better than coffee. Once you have discovered this please campaign for real TEA and NOT that grey watery piss they serve in restaurants and caffes.
And for those who call it a small coffe table, it's not, it's a small Tea Table book.
Always serve tea and biscuits with a good book, but tell everyone to leave first.
This book is about tea, biscuits and the ...more
As a Dane, of course this part cracked me up:
"...One of the most popular biscuit tins is the Danish Butter assortment. This, to me, is an enigma. What exactly is assorted about them? The Danes only appear to know how to make one type of biscuit, and in a feeble attempt to disguise this fact they make it in various sha ...more
Very enjoyable and surprisingly informative. However, it fails to answer the question as to whether the biscuit is simply NICE or whether it hails from the South of France.
Put a cup of tea in your hand, and what else can you do but sit down? This new book celebrates that most British of life’s cornerstones: the tea break. There is, however, another element to this ritual that is a must: biscuits. Finding the right biscuit for the right occasion is as much an art as it is a science, and it is
This is certainly an amusing....& informative...read, & it certainly had me sniggering, nodding my head in agreement & shaking it at the foolishness of people who think a jaffa cake is a biscuit (the clue is in the name duh!)
While I thoroughly enjoyed this often nostalgic book of biscuits, my favourite parts have to be the chapters on Work Tea Making & Mugs - I'm sure anyone who has had the delight ...more
I found it to be thoroughly enjoyable, very well researched and great fun to read. Especially with a cuppa tea and biscuit in hand. Lovely!