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  Cream tea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cream tea or Devonshire tea is tea taken with a combination of scones, clotted cream, and jam.
Cream teas are offered for sale in tea rooms throughout England and the Commonwealth, or wherever someone wants to give an impression of British influence.
The name "Devonshire tea", used in Australia, comes from the county of Devon in England, where it is a local speciality, although it is disputed that this type of tea is original to Devon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Devonshire_tea   (282 words)

  
 Tea (meal) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tea was very valuable, and was kept by the lady of the house rather than in the care of the housekeeper.
The afternoon tea at the home of Thomas Mann was also quite famous (a TV Station in the 1950s produced a documentary called "Afternoon Tea with Thomas Mann", in which Mann "invited" the viewer to tea and then "served a cup of tea" to the viewer).
The term high tea is sometimes used in the United States to refer to afternoon tea or the tea party, a very formal, ritualised gathering (usually of ladies) in which tea, thin sandwiches and little cakes are served on the best China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/High_tea   (1661 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Devonshire Tea
A Devonshire tea or cream tea is tea taken with a combination of scones, clotted cream, and jams.
Devonshire tea is the staple "tea ceremony" of the English speaking Commonwealth countries, available in homes and Tea shops throughout the United Kingdom, Australia, India and New Zealand.
Devonshire Tea is tea taken with a combination of Commonwealth scones, clotted cream, and jams.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Devonshire-Tea   (747 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Tea
The Boston Tea Party was an act of uprising in which Boston residents destroyed crates of British tea in 1773, in protest against the tax on tea.
Devonshire tea is the staple Commonwealth tea ceremony, available at Tea Houses throughout the United Kingdom, Australia, India and New Zealand.
Devonshire tea is almost unknown in the USA, probably due to an impedance mismatch with pancakes and coffee.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=tea   (2140 words)

  
 Preschool Tea Party Fast Facts
Tea is a caffeinated hot beverage, an infusion made by steeping the dried leaves or buds of the shrub Camellia sinensis in hot water.
There are several tea ceremonies which have arisen in different cultures, the most famous of which are the complex, formal and serene Japanese tea ceremony, and the commercial, crowded and noisy Yum Cha.
Sun tea is brewed by leaving the water and tea with direct sunlight as the only source of heat; steeping times are necessarily long.
www.everythingpreschool.com /themes/teaparty/encyclopedia.php   (764 words)

  
 Port Venture - Port Macquarie's most popular river cruises
Enjoy fresh devonshire tea or coffee while you cruise the calm waters of the Port Macquarie canal system and the Hastings River.
The highlight of the cruise is an interesting and historic commentary brought to you by the captain.
The Devonshire Tea Cruise departs from the Clarence Street Wharf.
www.portventure.com.au /devonshire.htm   (106 words)

  
 King George Hotel - Union Square San Francisco - Tea Menu
Tea room is open 1 pm to 4 pm Saturday and Sunday Only.
Concluding with a variety of tea cookies, a fresh fruit tart and petit four.
A bottomless pot of tea served with a selection of two tea sandwiches and tea cookies.
www.kinggeorge.com /dining-tearoom-teamenu.html   (204 words)

  
 Cream Teas
A cream tea cannot be considered as such unless there is cream and the type of cream that should be used is clotted cream.
There should be some Assam (the full-bodied red wine of the tea world) somewhere in the blend to give it the strength and character required to complement a cream tea.
The Devonshire method: To prepare your scone (which ideally would be warm) you would first split it in two, horizontally.
www.broadwayhouse.com /creamtea.html   (1668 words)

  
 Parties
The best teas and coffee are served, and, to make the event special, fancy hats and lace tea gloves are available to wear.
Then there is the “Victorian Birthday Tea Party for Girls,” a memorable event for girls ages 5 to 12, with two games and one craft activity, as well as tables beautifully set with linens and real china.
Tea Sandwiches, Choice of three: Cucumber with Borsin, Chicken salad with dried fruits and nuts, shrimp salad, ham salad, goat cheese and pesto on foccacia, egg salad.
www.missmarthastearoom.com /Parties.htm   (458 words)

  
 The Republic of Tea - A rare selection of premium white, red, green, black, Oolong and chai teas.
Although tea is the most imbibed beverage in the world (after good ole aqua purea, of course), most have never experienced the flavor of a true cup of full-leaf tea, brewed from simple, natural, whole leaves.
Our finest teas are made from hand-picked young shoots, the two leaves and bud that sprout from the very tip of the evergreen Camellia bush, which produce the most flavorful cup.
Around the world, at high tea in Devonshire and age-old ceremonies in Japan, tea is brewed and taken together with friends and family in rituals of hospitality and nourishment for both body and soul.
www.republicoftea.com /pages/aboutus.asp   (583 words)

  
 The Cincinnati Post
The tea room is in a renovated 1953 brick bungalow, with garden stepping stones, a fairy castle, mini-pond, gazebo and teacup garden behind it.
Besides its unique flavor, tea has been said to aid everything from cardiovascular health to weight loss, which has greatly contributed to the resurgence of public interest in the beverage as a natural, healthy drink.
At each 60-minute "tea party" seminar, Pratt will discuss the history of tea, the various types of teas and tea specialty blends and the numerous health benefits associated with the beverage.
www.cincypost.com /2004/09/29/tea092904.html   (1211 words)

  
 Morning Coffee & Afternoon Tea: CTC History
Teas are generally known for their large blooms on weak stems which cause the bloom to "droop." These roses are believed to be a cross between Rosa chinensis and Rosa gigantea, where the alleged "tea" scent came from.
According to the folklore of tea, once upon a time a lady was not allowed to socialize unescorted except in her rose garden.
Tea and Roses Newsletter: a full-color quarterly newsletter featuring articles about tea rooms, tea parties, tea tasting, the history, health, and science of tea, and many more tea-related topics, plus a Rose of the Month.
coffeeworks.blogs.com /coffee_and_tea/ctc_history/index.html   (4910 words)

  
 Put out your pinkie -- it's teatime
High or "meat" tea was actually the evening or main meal of the lower classes, with dinner dishes such as roast beef, bread and more, along with tea.
Tea service experts say the top tier on the serving caddy is supposed to feature scones, the middle one is for sandwiches or savories and the bottom for sweets.
But, the tea selection is indeed impressive, the service is good, and the baked-from-scratch goodies (except for crumpets and English muffins) are ample and varied.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /food/272419_rest02.html   (1421 words)

  
 Devonshire Hotels - Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Devonshire Hotels and Restaurants has cracked the endless problem of what to give your friends, family, colleagues or customers.
The perfect present solution: Devonshire Hotels gift vouchers - sophisticated, fun, glamorous and luxurious ideas in a gift certificate to be redeemed exclusively at one of the collection's Yorkshire hotels, restaurants and Health spa.
The gift vouchers can either be sent to the purchaser to give personally or they can be posted direct to the recipient to arrive in time for a specific date whether it be Christmas, an anniversary, birthday, wedding or just as a lovely surprise.
www.devonshirehotels.co.uk /vouchers.html   (223 words)

  
 Devonshire Adobe Bed and Breakfast Inn: Albuquerque Catering and Parties
Be sure to try her "famous" Devonshire Trifle and, of course, you'll be served a lovely pot of tea.
The cost for Tea for Two is $40.00 which includes tax and gratuity so that your guests don't pay anything.
Whether you are treating a friend, charming your sweetheart or entertaining Aunt Mable from Boston, English High Tea at the Devonshire is an enchanting way to spend part of an afternoon.
www.devonshireadobeinn.com /t.tea.html   (314 words)

  
 Afternoon Tea Service
Green tea from China with the delicate flavors of lemon and lime.
Ceylon tea is bright and lively, with a wonderfully delicate flavor.
Keemun tea is prized for its rich chocolaty flavor, and sumptuous aroma.
www.russianteatime.com /teaservice_menu.html   (769 words)

  
 Reynolds Mansion Bed & Breakfast
After the tour, you will be escorted to the dining room for a delightful and delicious tea by Pamela Wertman.
Pam not only has prepared the food, but will entertain you with a history of teas and tea etiquette.
Following the tea, you will adjourn to the living room for a piano recital performed by Pam, who is a talented concert pianist.
www.reynoldsmansion.com /tea.html   (269 words)

  
 AAT Kings - Puffing Billy and Dandenong Ranges with Devonshire Tea - Escorted, Sightseeing and Independent Tours ...
AAT Kings - Puffing Billy and Dandenong Ranges with Devonshire Tea - Escorted, Sightseeing and Independent Tours Australia and New Zealand.
Puffing Billy and Dandenong Ranges with Devonshire Tea
Exclusive stop at Grants Reserve and enjoy Devonshire Tea - hot fresh scones with jam and cream and the choice of tea or coffee.
www.aatkings.com /index.php?tour_id=2373   (171 words)

  
 HOME - COUNTRY VIEW TEA.COM
We now have bulk teas available in the 200g and 400g bags.
Tea, the drink that taste great and is good for your health.
Zanesville area stop by for a relaxing cup of tea.
www.countryviewtea.com   (175 words)

  
 Recipes4Tea Dining pg. 1
Tea is ideal: it has no calories, no sodium, no sugar, and no fat.
In cooking, tea is a vibrant, innovative and extremely versatile ingredient, and now with compelling evidence of its antioxidant properties, there is even more impetus to enjoy teas not only in the cup, but on the plate as well.
The rule is one heaping teaspoon of tea for each cup of water, plus one teaspoon "for the pot".
www.sippingtea.com /recipes.html   (7507 words)

  
 England, France, Australia, Japan, and All Worldwide Tearooms at TeaGuide The Original Online Tea Room Directory
Full traditional afternoon tea is served every day in The Bar, offering a selection of sandwiches, scones and an extensive choice of tea.
Devonshire teas served in the shady tea garden daily, 8am to 5pm.
Afternoon tea served daily in the Conservatory Lobby, with its sandstone water fountain and glass dome ceiling.
www.teaguide.net /other-t.htm   (4611 words)

  
 The Thin Line » Devonshire Tea at Grant’s Reserve, Dandenong Ranges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This Devonshire tea review is somewhat delayed, and considerably outside our original reviewing scope of Brisbane and its surrounds.
Other than the close confines of the eating area, Devonshire tea at Grant’s Reserve is a delight.
Unfortunately, because Devonshire tea was included as part of the tour we did with AAT Kings, we don’t know how much it cost.
ttl.rickyrobinson.id.au /2005/01/30/devonshire-tea-at-grants-reserve-dandenong-ranges   (288 words)

  
 Wordwizard Clubhouse - cream teas
A 'cream tea' is a traditional British afternoon snack consisting typically of a cup (or pot) of hot tea served with sweet scones (which may also be buttered) which have been spread with jam and clotted cream.
A Devonshire tea is exactly the same as a cream tea.
A Devonshire dumpling, however, is not the result of too many Devonshire teas.
www.wordwizard.com /ch_forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=18387   (1061 words)

  
 English tea room in Madison, Connecticut
The menus that follow show the variety of food items, teas and beverages that the average Briton would be able to find in any high-class Tearoom across the British Isles.
Served with a pot of tea of your choice.
All Afternoon Teas are served with a pot of tea of your choice and are priced per person.
www.thefrontparlour.com /english_tearoom.htm   (505 words)

  
 The Tea House Times Readers' Choice Top Tea Rooms List
A great tea room to stop in for a cup of tea, purchase teas, or reserve when they have set the tables all fancy for Afternoon Tea.
The owner and her friend also entertained us with some ideas for tea parties and we participated in a contest to win a piece of art.
Annual dues entitle each tea professional to attend the annual seminar at a discounted rate, opportunities to participate in co-op advertising and/or be included in a tea room brochure (additional fees apply), email updates and notices, access to the Association's Yahoo Group for continuing support and networking, and cross promotional partnership.
www.theteahousetimes.com /tea_rooms.htm   (1653 words)

  
 Youngsters
Dee Dee is named after the Darjeeling tea that is known to tea connaisseur's as sweet, bright and full of character.
She loves to follow her mother Tia around the paddock and copy what she is doing, they are adorable to watch.
Devonshires Tea For Two (Trudy) at Trinity Labradors.
www.devonshirelabs.com /youngsters.htm   (280 words)

  
 DevonshireCottage.com Afternoon Teas :: Devonshire Cottage :: About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Devonshire Cottage is a British Imports business bringing you some of the very best traditional products that Britain has to offer.
Devonshire Cottage brings you over 25 years of experience in British traditions.
The Devonshire Cottage Tea Collection, containing traditional, flavored and herbal tea blends in 4 ounce tins and in bulk.
www.devonshirecottage.com /aboutus.asp   (324 words)

  
 Celestial Seasonings K-Cup English Breakfast Tea - 25 Pack: Total Vac.Com
Mandarin Orange Spice Herb Tea is a medley of aromatic flavors with the allure of the mysterious Far East.
You may have heard that drinking green tea could be good for your health.
Peppermint Herb Tea combines the whistling cool freshness of mint with the steaming comfort of a hot mug of 100% natural herb tea.
www.totalvac.com /parts/devonshire.html   (358 words)

  
 Devonshire cream tea - invented by monks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Historians in Devon have unearthed evidence which they claim proves the traditional cream tea originated in the county some 1,000 years ago.
Local historians have been studying ancient manuscripts as part of research leading up to next year's 900th anniversary of the granting of Tavistock's Royal Charter by King Henry I in 1105.
The cream teas were so popular that the monks continued to serve them to passing travellers.
www.mirabilis.ca /archives/001426.html   (206 words)

  
 Devonshire Tea
We make the best Devonshire Teas in the Hunter Valley.
Your choice of plain or lavender scones with a selection of our award winning jams and fresh Hunter Valley country cream are served with a great range of our specialty teas and coffees.
Any day is a great day to come and enjoy a country inspired Devonshire Tea at Camelot.
www.camelotlavender.com.au /cgi-bin/engine.pl?Page=page.html&Rec=7   (69 words)

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