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Twining’s have an exclusive offer for this special ‘Afternoon Tea Week 14th – 20th August’.
Celebrate afternoon tea week with a fabulous spread of afternoon tea.
Invite your favourite people for an afternoon in the garden, a gathering round a beautifully set kitchen table or a glamorous picnic in the great outdoors.
Use the code AFTERNOON TEA when you check out to get your 3 for 2 tea offers.
Check out there Afternoon Tea Recipes by going online and reading their blog. You can also get 20% off the ‘Great Taste Award 2017’ by using code GTA20.
Also check out there delicious new indulgent green teas.
‘As it’s ‘#Afternoon Tea Week’ this week why not pop in and try either one of our Traditional Afternoon Tea’s like the one about or our Savoury Afternoon Tea, like the one below and keep your eyes out for our new Morning Tea coming soon.
via ENJOY A TRADITIONAL AFTERNOON TEA DURING ‘#AFTERNOON TEA WEEK’… — The Village Kitchen…
According to the UK Tea & Infusion Association they are now saying that a regular intake of flouride is recommended to protect against dental caries and gum disease.
Tea is a natural source of flouride and just one cup can contain 0.3 to 0.5mg. Studies show that the polyphenolic activity of tea may also benefit oral health. 2-3 servings of tea a day contributes to fluoride intakes but levels don’t exceed European safe limits and are not even high enough to reach recommended levels.
This suggests that a higher tea consumption of 4-5 cups daily would be better for our dental health. Among higher consumers of tea (up to 5 cups daily) fluoride intakes meet recommended levels and are still below safe limits. In children aged 4-10 years an appropriate intake would be 1-2 servings and in older children up to 4 servings daily could be consumed while remaining within limits for fluoride and caffeine.
The UK Tea & Infusions Association have set up a Tea Advisory Panel to provide the media with impartial information regarding the health benefits of tea.
Easy 3 minute Spelt Bread
500g spelt flour
10g fast-acting dried yeast
half teaspoon sea salt
50g sunflower seeds
50g sesame seeds
500 ml warm water
Preheat oven to 200C/Gas 6
Combine all the ingredients, adding the water last
Mix well and turn the dough into a greased lined loaf tin
Put straight into the oven and bake for one hour
Remove loaf and turn it out of tin, then return it to the oven without the tin for a further 5 – 10 minutes.
A cup of tea and cake at Dunelm can be just as tasty as having it at a nice garden centre/restaurant or tea room.
I don’t know about you but I can spend hours walking around Dunelm and always manage to find something new to buy. But do you always stop and have a tea and cake while you are in the store?
Well if you haven’t been before then I can highly recommend it especially their tea cakes, which are large square ones and more than enough for a snack. The cakes vary daily but this time I tried a Bakewell sponge slice. I love Bakewell slices so I was sure this would be just as tasty and I was not disappointed.
After being indoors for over 5 days with a throat, chest and ear infection I decided a breath of fresh air was the next best medicine. Hubby decided a trip over to our local garden centre ‘Timmermans’, would be a better option then we could have a cup of tea and a cake.
Timmermans has been updated a great deal over the last twelve months and have won awards from the Garden Industry. They have a delightful eating area which is called ‘Belle & Joe’s Kitchen’. Belle & Joe’s Kitchen was voted as the ‘BEST GARDEN CENTRE CAFE IN NOTTINGHAMSHIRE’ by the Nottingham Post (May 2013).
They say that ‘Our homemade cakes are gaining a following all of their own and we make an effort to provide a varied range of freshly baked cakes with unusual flavours our speciality; elderflower, courgette, frosted blueberry. We communicate what has just come out of the oven on the ‘Just Made’ chalkboard at the entrance to the restaurant We use quality ingredients from local food producers and suppliers – our eggs come from Peter in the village, our milk and dairy come from the local dairy, our aim is always to use fresh, seasonal produce which is locally grown wherever possible.’
I had a slice of my favourite which is ‘carrot cake’which was delicious and worth every penny. The tea for two came in a pot which gave us both two cups and it was all extremely good value for money. I don’t think it will be long before I am back sampling their mouth watering afternoon tea.
We love Timmermans for their plants and never manage to go for a visit without bringing something back with us but all their plants are extremely good so it’s hard to not buy something.