Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Chai Shortbread and Nilgiri Frost

While making this week's grocery list, I came upon a recipe I've had in my collection that I have never tried before. And since today was supposed to be snowy, windy, and cold....which is basically FEBRUARY, I decided to give it a try. Chai Shortbread cookies from Cooking Light is now a new favorite! It… Continue reading Chai Shortbread and Nilgiri Frost

Food, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Teapot Cookie Tea

In my opinion, nothing goes better with a hot cup of tea than a good old-fashioned shortbread cookie. So what could be more fitting than to have a shortbread cookie that has a teapot stamp on it! I give credit to my Twitter friend Jean and her Delightful Repast blog. She had a post with… Continue reading Teapot Cookie Tea

England, Food, History, Holiday, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tradition

A Vintage Easter Egg Tea

My husband has many items in a china cabinet that belonged to his parents and grandparents. I chose this Easter to use one of the prized heirlooms for my morning tea. The main purpose of this tea was to try out my shiny, new steel egg topper set on soft boiled eggs. My last (and… Continue reading A Vintage Easter Egg Tea

Food, Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Celtic Themed Tea

I am sure I've posted FAR too many "Celtic Themed" teas, but I canna help myself. After baking up some mint-chocolate cookies using my Celtic designed cookie press, I grabbed some Celtic Cottage tea from Trail Lodge Teas. Of course, I had to use my Tain Pottery Scottish teapot, teacup and saucer. Okay, so the… Continue reading Celtic Themed Tea