There is something basic
and honest and good about tea.
is something absolutely magical about tea-time.
at the Inn lets us create our own fantasy tea-time by giving us
different kinds of "teas" to make at home. These tea parties hail from
Inns across America and run the gamut from A White Linen Tea to A
Mystery Tea. Forty Inns have been selected for the teas they give. Each Inn
has graciously shared their recipes and tips for preparations. How about a Gone
with the Wind Tea featuring:
Rhetts's Chocolate bars
Miss Melanie's Chocolate Strawberries
Ashley's Almond Filled
Red Petticoat Swiss
Midnight Chocolate Cake
Twelve Oaks Almond Tuiles.
you must hand each lady a fan as they enter your tea room and offer each
gentleman a cigar. If you don't want to make the tea yourself you can visit Tara:
A Country Inn in Pennsylvania and they will gladly serve you at 4:00 p.m. It
would be great fun to spend a little time, tea-time, at each of the Inns in this
book. The photos of the Inns and the recipes are terribly enticing.
About the only
thing missing is the tea recipes themselves. There are only a few
mentioned. I guess any good stiff tea made in
water just to the boil and served in a china cup will do. It certainly is a