Time for Tea: The gentle art of reading tea-leaves
Discover the pure joy of reading tea-leaves, and which teacups, teapots and teas to use. Learn how to create the perfect afternoon tea to celebrate your new talents with those you love. Women of all ages have practised this gentle art for centuries; once you have grasped the essentials, you will be pleasantly surprised by how much you can see.
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2 Choosing your teacup and teapot
3 Finding the ideal tea
4 Time to read the tealeaves
5 Staging the perfect afternoon tea
6 What the tealeaves reveal
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Page 66 - Put the pan in the oven and cook for about 10 minutes, or until set. Remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly.
Page 61 - Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Make a well in the centre of the mixture and pour in all the milk.
Page 62 - Cool in the tins for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Page 64 - Remove from the oven, cool in the tin for a few minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack.
Page 64 - A inch) sandwich tins and line the bases with baking paper. Sift the flour and set aside.
Page 62 - Using electric beaters, cream the butter and sugar until pale and fluffy.