TUESDAY’S QUOTE FROM AFTERNOON TEA4TWO…

Tea and Water give each other life,” the Professor was saying. “The tea is still alive. This tea has tea and water vitality,” he added, “…Afterwards, the taste still happens… It rises like velvet… It is a performance.”

5 TEA QUOTES BY CELEBRITIES…

5 Tea Quotes by Celebrities…

Tea to the English is really a picnic indoors

Alice Walker

I got nasty habits. I take tea at three.

Mick Jagger

I frequently dream of having tea with the Queen

Hugh Grant

I was always brought up to have a cup of tea halfway up a rock face.

Bear Grylls

Tea is the magic key to the vault where my brain is kept

Frances Hardinge

NATIONAL BBQ WEEK – 29th MAY – 4th JUNE…

National BBQ Week returns for a 20th time and will once again be looking to encourage even more Grill Thrills and Gastro Grilling, by ensuring that everyone; friends & families, retailers, pubs & clubs, streets & hotels fully embrace BBQ culture and really go for the grill!

Consisting of a hi-profile media and social-media campaign with supporting mobile apps, promotions and in-store activity, the 21st National BBQ Week, one of the UK’s leading awareness weeks, will kick-start summer and the prime BBQ season and offers brands a brilliant Barbie opportunity to get involved in what has been the outstanding engine for growth in the BBQ market, having increased the market from 9 million BBQ occasions in 1997 to over 120 million Barbi’s in 2015 worth in the region of £1.3 billion.*PR Week

Check out the National BBQ Week’s page for all the up to date info on BBQ’s popping up in your area.

DIET’S AWAY – MY LATEST BOOK, JUST PUBLISHED…

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My latest book ‘Diet’s Away’ is available on Amazon and Kindle.

Diet’s Away is a comprehensive guide of diet tips and tricks to help you lose weight. It covers some of the best foods, herbs, drinks, diets, websites, apps, tips, blogs and much more.

It even has a chapter on how you can eat certain chocolates even if you are on a diet. As a true chocoholic myself I had to include this.

THE LATEST BAKING TREND AND GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT…

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A new trend for cupcakes is to infuse your cupcake with a shot of intense flavour by turning your bakes boozy using shots.

Lakeland have some Wilton Martini Bottle Topper Shots which you fill with your favourite tipple and pop into the top of your cupcake, ready to be squeezed into the sponge before eating. They would make a great stocking filler for someone who loves to bake.

12 Wilton® Martini Toppers

Product Features

  • 12 Martini glass-shaped pipettes
  • Infuse cupcakes with your favourite tipple
  • Make your own flavour combinations
  • Great for fans of cake and cocktails
  • Part of Wilton’s Cupcakes are my Cocktails range

Daily Prompt: The Ancient Tea Horse Road, China…

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The ancient Tea-Horse Road was a trade route mainly through Yunnan, Sichuan and Tibet. In ancient times, people in Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces exchanged tea for horses or medicines with people in Tibet. The tea, the medicine and other commodities were transported by mabang – groups of travelers with horses, the special mode of transportation in the south-western region of ancient China – and thus the pathway was called the Tea-Horse Road.

The Tea Horse Road or chamada (simplified Chinese: 茶马道; traditional Chinese: 茶馬道), now generally referred to as the Ancient Tea Horse Road or chamada (simplified Chinese: 茶马古道; traditional Chinese: 茶馬古道) was a network of caravan paths winding through the mountains of Sichuan, Yunnan and Guizhou in Southwest China.[1] It is also sometimes referred to as the Southern Silk Road. The route extended to Bengal in South Asia.

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