This delightful recipe book presents more than 160 delicious and appealing dishes to make for afternoon tea. It opens with a brief history of afternoon tea traditions and etiquette. A guide to classic and specialty teas of the world follows, as well as information on how to choose, blend and make a perfect pot of tea. Enjoy classics such as cucumber sandwiches with crusts removed, squidgy chocolate éclairs, and scones with jam and cream. There are also contemporary recipe suggestions such as shallot, thyme and garlic cheese muffins, moreish peanut butter teabread, and chunky chocolate and banana cakes. With more than 160 recipes illustrated with 650 step-by-step photographs, there is sure to be a recipe to suit every occasion for afternoon tea.