An irresistible collection of teatime recipes and historical anecdotes from the world famous London store
The internationally renowned Fortnum & Mason store in Piccadilly, London, is synonymous with style, elegance, English charm and, above all, that most traditional of pastimes: tea-drinking.
Celebrating the long-standing British institution, this beautiful pocket book covers everything on the art of taking tea – from the history of afternoon tea drinking to Fortnum’s relationship with tea. The book also includes over 45 recipes for all types of teatime delight, from delicate sandwiches, rose biscuits and lemon curd meringues to sumptuous teabreads, brownies and cupcakes, as well as guiding the reader through the best types of tea to accompany them.
Beautifully illustrated with full-colour photography throughout, this charming book is a must-have for tea drinkers everywhere.
About the Author
Fortnum & Mason is unique. The company was founded at its current site on Piccadilly almost 300 years ago and its stunning façade and striking window displays continue to draw admirers from all over the world. The store has been selling tea since the day it opened – tea is its most famous product - and the range now spans over 70 different types.