Every Question You Have About Afternoon Tea, Answered
Which goes first: cream or jam?
Bettys Café Tea Rooms is a Yorkshire institution.
When we visit, on a rainy Wednesday morning, there's already a queue snaking around the shop.
But before we get into the nitty-gritty of scones, it's time to talk tea. This is Tony Barkataki.
Right. Before we go any further, here's a handy breakdown of the kinds of tea you might encounter:
You should drink different teas throughout the day.
And afternoon tea is the perfect chance to try teas you wouldn't normally try.
Don't forget to add new leaves to the pot each time.
On to the main event! Time to meet the experts: Jess and Kat.
So how do you define afternoon tea?
What should every afternoon tea include?
What should I wear?
Can I ask for booze?
Will I get unlimited sandwiches?
Cream first, or jam first?
What if I can't eat what's on offer? And do I have to have tea?
What are some common etiquette mistakes?
Is it lame to come for afternoon tea solo?
How do I re-create afternoon tea at home?
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