Afternoon tea is a revered and treasured English tradition—and no one knows better how to prepare and enjoy a proper tea than the residents of Downton Abbey! Filled with delectable recipes, etiquette, and tea service know-how, this vibrant and unique cookbook will guide fans of the PBS series and anglophiles alike through every stylish element of this British cultural staple at home.
Spanning sweet and savory classics—like Battenberg Cake, Bakewell Tart, toffee puddings, cream scones, and tea sandwiches—the recipes capture the quintessential delicacies of the time, and the proper way to serve them. Lavish photographs of dishes and the beloved series plus special quotes bring the characters of Downton Abbey—and this rich tradition—to life in contemporary times.
●55+ CAREFULLY SELECTED RECIPES: Features step-by-step, easy-to-follow recipes even the Dowager Countess herself would love, from pastries and cakes to tea sandwiches and spreads.
●HOST THE PERFECT AFTERNOON TEA: This charming baking and entertaining book also features a detailed narrative history and extols the proper decorum for teatime service, from tea gowns and tearooms to preparing and serving tea
●BEAUTIFUL IMAGES: Includes gorgeous, full-color food photography of completed bakes, as well as lifestyle stills from the beloved television series and recent movie.
●A GREAT DOWNTON ABBEY GIFT: This exquisitely detailed hardcover book is the perfect addition to your kitchen library, a must-have for fans of the show and ideal holiday gift for tea lovers or bakers.