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By Muriel Moffat

ISBN-10: 1771000538

ISBN-13: 9781771000536

A tasty peek on the culture of afternoon tea on the Fairmont Empress resort -- and the mesmerizing heritage of taking tea.

Muriel Moffat has been sipping tea at Victoria's storied Empress lodge for 60 years -- and sharing all these stunning cups with 4 generations of Moffats. whilst she poured her love of all issues tea right into a darling little e-book, it quickly grew to become a bestseller, with 30,000 copies offered from the cabinets of the Empress present store in exactly 5 years.

Beautifully redesigned and prepared for its publication alternate debut, Afternoon Tea bargains a peek backstage on the terrific lodge, the place afternoon tea has been concerned with beauty and gourmand indulgence given that 1908. incorporated are numerous well-loved recipes from the Tea foyer, which has hosted the likes of Queen Elizabeth II, Rudyard Kipling and Shirley Temple.

This fascinating publication can be a chatty and vibrant historical past of tea and the numerous rituals surrounding it, guaranteed to entertain the beginner and fanatic alike. Steeped in a love of traditions, Ms. Moffat's cherished publication celebrates a littleknown ritual that could simply be the root of every little thing important -- kinfolk, neighbors and, after all, tea."

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