British Scones - got to love the Brits, they sure know how to cook scones.

British Scones - got to love the Brits, they sure know how to cook scones.

Red Rose Floral Cream Tea Dress : Lady Vintage

Red Rose Floral Collage on Cream Tea Dress

Traditional English Recipes

Traditional English Recipes

A cream tea (also known as a Devonshire tea, Devon cream tea or Cornish cream tea) is tea taken with a combination of scones, clotted cream, and jam. Cream teas are offered for sale in tea rooms throughout the United Kingdom

Rodda's clotted cream - always makes for the perfect Cornish cream tea and scones - loves it!  Still sooo hard to get in the USA ...

Rodda's clotted cream - always makes for the perfect Cornish cream tea and scones - loves it! Still sooo hard to get in the USA ...

Tea! N.B -cream tea is served with jam- not marmalade!(marmalade is served with breakfast toast!); it's 'elevenses' & is morning TEA break! low tea generally means tea & a sandwich & possibly cake or a biscuit - has nothing to do with seating arrangements!? https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/101925982155308055157/+Homesteadsurvivalist/posts/7sLNvYJQfL6

Tea! N.B -cream tea is served with jam- not marmalade!(marmalade is served with breakfast toast!); it's 'elevenses' & is morning TEA break! low tea generally means tea & a sandwich & possibly cake or a biscuit - has nothing to do with seating arrangements!? https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/101925982155308055157/+Homesteadsurvivalist/posts/7sLNvYJQfL6

You can have High Tea any time, anywhere now that you can make the essential ingredient, clotted cream, at home!

Homemade Clotted Cream

You can have High Tea any time, anywhere now that you can make the essential ingredient, clotted cream, at home!

The Braithwaites Teas mobile station, serving cream teas in London

The Braithwaites Teas mobile station, serving cream teas in London

How To Make Cucumber Tea Sandwiches - Inspired by my tea experiences in London, as well as my obsession for all things Downton Abbey, I had to make cucumber tea sandwiches at home.  This British tea tradition is simple to make, but there are a few helpful tricks to it.

How To Make Cucumber Tea Sandwiches - Inspired by my tea experiences in London, as well as my obsession for all things Downton Abbey, I had to make cucumber tea sandwiches at home. This British tea tradition is simple to make, but there are a few helpful tricks to it.

Not only is this post the only one I've seen for how to make clotted cream, but a fabulous recipe for scones, and how to brew a proper pot of tea. Afternoon tea, here I come!!

Not only is this post the only one I've seen for how to make clotted cream, but a fabulous recipe for scones, and how to brew a proper pot of tea. Afternoon tea, here I come!!

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