High tea for national afternoon tea week finale

When I posted about treacle scones a week ago today, I had no idea it was national-afternoon-tea-eve; I only discovered it the day after, and through the week I’ve been sharing my thoughts on what must be a national institution, afternoon tea. But wait, what about high tea? Is that the same but bigger? or […]



The word ‘salad is about six hundred years old, and if you’re someone who learnt Latin at school, you might already know or realise that it comes from Latin, ‘sal’ meaning salt, and via various different transformations to meaning something which was salted, and probably vegetables which were dressed or maybe preserved like this. My husband hates […]