The humble Egg Mayo sandwich

The humble Egg Mayo sandwich

In honour of national bread day, this blog post is about the humble egg mayo sandwich. Prior to becoming an Afternoon Tea lady, the only times I can remember having egg sandwiches were at funerals. Not at the church of course, you’re only served the body of Christ in...
Have a Tea Party at your work

Have a Tea Party at your work

  You expect the big international tech and social media companies to be at the forefront of new trends and behaviours. So it comes as no surprise that one of the biggest is courting the Afternoon Tea trend as a way of treating its’ staff.   LinkedIn is a business-...
Time Well Spent

Time Well Spent

Afternoon Tea is more than just a treat for the sweet tooth. It’s time for you, which, in our increasingly busy world, has become a commodity as precious and rare as gold! In the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson ‘Guard well your spare moments. They are unlike uncut...
Tea is SO hot right now

Tea is SO hot right now

Matcha, kombucha, premium loose leaf; tea has come in out of the cold and joined the trendy ranks. I’ll see your flat white with coconut milk and raise you a matcha latte. 2015 is going to be tea’s time to step out of the shadow of coffee and shine. Starbucks and...
An Afternoon Tea Baby Shower

An Afternoon Tea Baby Shower

While not yet ‘the norm’ here in Ireland, Baby Showers are becoming increasingly popular parties to throw for mammys-to-be. At a baby shower, the expectant mum is showered with gifts as well as wisdom and practical advice, whether sought or not, from all the other...
Who wants to be a Sconnoisseur??

Who wants to be a Sconnoisseur??

It began simply enough, as most things generally do. I was doing a bit of light research into scones, which makes me sound like a weird foodie version of a stamp collector, when I began to realise that there is more to the humble scone than meets the mixing bowl....