All posts tagged: Earl Grey

How to have a posh high tea at home

This afternoon, I hosted my first ever high tea. I have never really been to a high tea and to me it’s a bit posh. I invited friends and family and arranged for everyone to bring something to eat and a teacup and saucer. I also picked up a few teacups and saucers from the local Sallies. Mt Eden Bakers Delight kindly contributed their brand new Apple Strudel scones and their popular Date Scones for us to sample. We tried ¬†both varieties voted for our favourite with a show of hands. At first Apple Strudel won only by 1 vote but after a late vote, it won by 2 votes. Apple Strudel wins. I thought I would prefer the Apple Strudel, because I thought I didn’t like dates. Turns out I was wrong. I love dates! We had teapots of Earl Grey and also some other teas like Rose and French Vanilla. A big pot of french press coffee also went down a treat. Bakers Delight Apple Strudel scones. The crowd favourite. Bakers Delight Date …