A FEW GREAT GIFT IDEAS FOR MOTHER’S DAY…

AFTERNOON TEA 4 TWO - FOOD & LIFESTYLE BLOG...

We all want to treat our Mums (I wish I could) and there is certainly a lot of choices to choose from but here are my top ten picks for Mother’s Day gifts. Hurry up and buy while stocks last.




  1. Bake a Day of It Box – Every box has two new recipes a month as well as a few items such as biscuit cutters, decorating equipment or special ingredients. The items will always be related to the recipes and each month’s box has a theme ! If you subscribe before the 1st of the month, you will receive your box through the post the following month. Subscription is from £13 or you can buy a single box for £15, so a very reasonable price.
    2. Cookie Crumbles Baking Kit Subscription – this is one for the whole family. The monthly baking kits are aimed at introducing kids to wholesome…

View original post 662 more words

ELEVEN STEPS TO A BETTER CUP OF C0FFEE…

AFTERNOON TEA 4 TWO - FOOD & LIFESTYLE BLOG...

If you are like most coffee drinkers, you probably think you are already getting an awesome cup of coffee. However, odds are that you can probably still improve the quality by following these eleven steps:

1. Use Quality Coffee Beans

Stay out of the grocery stores! OK that is a serious statement, but seriously do not buy coffee beans at the grocery store. No one knows when it was roasted and that is a critical, key point in coffee freshness. These beans are known for being stale, whether they are in the gravity bins (especially stale!) or bagged (usually stale!). No one really knows how long the beans have been in the bins or bags. Buy your coffee from an area independent coffee shop or artisan coffee roaster that can verify the roasting date. This is the only way to know you are buying freshly roasted coffee beans of gourmet…

View original post 1,079 more words

28 REASONS TO READ THROUGH BLOGGER BAR’S BLOG POSTS FOR FEBRUARY…

6 UNIQUE WAYS TO REUSE TEA BAGS…

AFTERNOON TEA 4 TWO - FOOD & LIFESTYLE BLOG...

The Times of India and Let’s Drink Tea have some unique ways to reuse your tea bags.

  1. They can remove grease from utensils with ease. Simply soak the utensils in a hot water blend with told tea bags. Soak for a few hours or overnight and wash the usual way. The compounds in tea help to remove the dirt naturally. It also works on plates, pots, and rustic pans.
  2. After you have brewed your tea, take a pan and soak the used teabags. Once it is at room temperaure add it to a spay bottle with a dash of lime juice. Clean surfaces with this blend especially cooker tops or glass tables. Simply wipe using a kitchen towel to clean the surface.
  3. If you are cooking meat and want to reduce the cooking time then add some hot water to a large bowl, steep in the used tea bags and…

View original post 182 more words