• wise owl tea

    Time for Tea? Review of Wise Owl Tea

    October 3, 2016 admin

    I was so delighted to receive my samples of Wise Owl Tea through the post* that’s because of two things, firstly any excuse to use my vintage china and secondly the quality of Wise Owl Tea is very much evident. Sunday morning is always a slow start for me, I adore having a lie in and taking my time at getting to work so to waken me up I decided to opt for the Organic Jamaican Lemongrass. Upon opening you…

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  • Vintage Baking: Custard Kisses

    August 31, 2016 admin

    So as another week of Great British Bake Off comes to our screens I thought it would be an idea to whip up an old school favourite – custard kisses.   This is another one in my vintage recipe box! So why not give this vintage recipe a go, I can guarantee they will taste delicious. Ingredients for biscuit: 175g softened butter 50g caster sugar 50g icing sugar 2 egg yolks (or 1 full egg if you want to avoid…

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    August 24, 2016 admin

    Below I tell you how in 4 simple steps you can make vintage pineapple upside down cake.   I am just so excited that the Great British Bake Off 2016 is finally here.  The programme gives me so many great memories such as Brendan from Series 3 and his baking that just looked like something out of the 1950s. What about Howard when Deborah accidentally used his Crème Anglaise?  Who could forget “bingate” when Iain dumped his Baked Alaska?  And…

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  • Royal Albert Tea set

    Vintage Royal Albert Old Country Roses Bone China Trio Tea Set. Ideal for a Vintage Tea Party or Afternoon Tea

    July 16, 2016 admin

    To help you along with your afternoon tea or to host a vintage themed tea party (which I have talked about here). In my Etsy shop you will find this very delicate English bone china tea cup trio, cup, saucer and side plate. It is produced by Royal Albert and is the famous Old Country Roses pattern. The set features gold accents. A little bit of background… Launched in 1962, Old Country Roses was based on an older Royal Albert…

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  • Ideas for a Vintage Themed Garden Party

    June 30, 2016 admin

    Vintage is just so now! If you are a collector of vintage items, if you love vintage or if you just want something a little different, the good news is that you can hold a vintage themed garden party for a relatively small amount of cash. When I think of a garden party, tea and finger sandwiches pop in to my head, and the fact I adore all things vintage china and the elegance of it just adds to the…

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