Posts Tagged ‘scones’

Breakfast for a Quiet Morning

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

I like to make these for my girlfriend on quiet weekend mornings: Cheese Scones with Strawberry, Papaya, or Mango Chutney Cheese Scone Ingredients: 225g  (about 2 cups) plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 50 g butter 125 g (about 1 cup) grated sharp cheddar, gruyère, or similar sharp cheese 100ml milk […]

The T Series, Part 1: Afternoon Tea

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

In the first part of our Tea Series, our English Gentleman describes the consummate English tradition of Afternoon Tea. ‘The mere chink of cups and saucers tunes the mind to happy repose.’ George Gissing (The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft) The time for afternoon tea is 4 o’clock. Never earlier, but possibly later if it […]

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