By Muriel Moffat
A delectable peek on the culture of afternoon tea on the Fairmont Empress inn -- and the spell binding heritage of taking tea
Muriel Moffat has been sipping tea at Victoria's storied Empress resort for 60 years -- and sharing all these gorgeous cups with 4 generations of Moffats. while she poured her love of all issues tea right into a darling little booklet, it quickly turned a bestseller, with 30,000 copies bought from the cabinets of the Empress present store in precisely 5 years.
fantastically redesigned and prepared for its e-book alternate debut, Afternoon Tea bargains a peek behind the scenes on the brilliant inn, the place afternoon tea has been serious about splendor and connoisseur indulgence considering 1908. integrated are numerous well-loved recipes from the Tea foyer, which has hosted the likes of Queen Elizabeth II, Rudyard Kipling and Shirley Temple.
This fascinating publication can also be a chatty and vibrant background of tea and the numerous rituals surrounding it, guaranteed to entertain the amateur and fanatic alike. Steeped in a love of traditions, Ms. Moffat's cherished publication celebrates a littleknown ritual that could simply be the root of every thing valuable -- kinfolk, buddies and, in fact, tea."
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