Who doesn’t love a touch of Downton Abbey? The official Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea Cookbook is perfect for any Downton Abbey fan and will look great on your side table. Written by Gareth Neame this book was written in official partnership with Downton Abbey and with over 150 stunning photographs featuring stills from across the series and right up to the latest film release, this collection of 70 delicious tea recipes is a lavish celebration of the elegant institution of afternoon tea.
With a foreword by Gareth Neame, executive producer of Downton Abbey, this carefully curated selection of tea recipes spans the world of Downton, from intimate afternoon tea taken in the drawing-room to glamorous tea parties in the garden, covering different types of tea, curds, preserves and creams, as well as classic recipes and serving suggestions for accompaniments such as scones and biscuits, cakes and tarts, sandwiches and savoury bites.
With a brief history of tea at Downton Abbey and guide to the etiquette and decorum for afternoon tea, the book is and full of photographs and quotes from Downton characters, so you can recreate the rich traditions and flavours of Downton Abbey Afternoon Teatime and time again.
Delicious recipes include the well known Chelsea Buns, Mini Victoria Sponge Cakes, and Lemon Tarts. The book is an abundance of historical facts and how-to guides. You will be relishing the thought of trying one of the many recipes.