Authentic English Afternoon Tea

Have you ever wondered ….

  • Why is tea associated with England?
  • Which teas are regarded as British?
  • How does a domestic tea party differ from hotel-served afternoon tea?
  • Why does a tea party traditionally take place after noon?

Caroline Hope offers everything you need to  feed and satisfy your curiosity about the authentic customs and traditions of English  tea time.

IN DEPTH ADVISORY AND RESEARCH SERVICES

Caroline is a tea and food researcher, in particular covering the area of English tea drinking down the centuries.    Find out more here

Demonstrations & TALKS

Engaging demonstrations for afternoon tea events including  illustrated talks on the history and customs of English tea drinking, Understanding the manners and etiquette of the English tea table, group tea tastings, public baking demonstrations. Book Caroline for your next event

AUTHENTIC ENGLISH AFTERNOON TEA Workshops

Practical workshops covering all areas of traditional baking and afternoon tea including cakes, scones, French style macarons and tutored tea tastings. Browse tea-time workshops