Food, Holiday, Irish, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Accessories

Lemon Cake and Lace

Although more of a pink, white and blue color theme for this 4th of July weekend instead of red, white, and blue, I DID add a wee American flag. My first attempt at this lemon blueberry cake turned out okay. Not great, but okay. It tastes wonderful, but it's a wee bit lopsided and is… Continue reading Lemon Cake and Lace

Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Tea Time on the Dock

I enjoyed a stunning, Sunday morning with some tea down on our lower dock. Some wonderful Celtic Cottage tea, some very crumbly blueberry coffee cake I made last night and some s single peony bloom from the garden. Reading the latest issue of Victoria Magazine always takes me to another time & place, then I… Continue reading Tea Time on the Dock

Comforting, Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Tea Bread

Even though it doesn't appear to be so, these ARE slices of a lovely Blueberry Tea Bread that I made. I haven't mastered the secret of preventing all of my blueberries from falling to the bottom of the loaf tin. It's not pretty, but they're still very good. I enjoyed these mini slices with some… Continue reading Tea Bread

Comforting, Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea Treats

Tea Bread and Pu-erh

It's blueberry season in Maine, so I picked up a pint of fresh, wild Maine blueberries and baked up three mini-loaves of Blueberry Tea Bread. I found this recipe in Tea Time Magazine and the several times I've made it they have always turned out great. Although I can't seem to prevent my blueberries from… Continue reading Tea Bread and Pu-erh