There are several myths, facts and definitions about taking formal tea. At the end of the day, it is a time for eating and engaging in social exchange. Good manners are required all the time. Time for Tea: The History and Customs of High Tea [INFOGRAPHIC]
Use a cookie cutter to make cucumber flowers. And then you don't have to peel them! Includes a recipe for Garden Fresh Herbed Cucumber "Flower" Bites. Would be nice on cucumber sandwiches for a shower or tea.