Kat at Fortnum and Mason

My Background with Afternoon Tea

My Background with Afternoon Tea: Kat enjoying afternoon tea at Fortnum & Mason’s Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon Hello! I’m Kat Phipps, a food and travel writer, photographer and recipe developer from Portland, Oregon. I’ve dedicated my life to exploring tea traditions in the UK and around the world. As a lover of all things British

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Afternoon tea in London, the Goring Hotel

Guide to Afternoon Tea in London

Guide to Afternoon Tea in London   Why travel all the way to England for afternoon tea? If you have a love of traditional British culture, then you really can’t replicate the pomp and circumstance of afternoon tea in the UK. Afternoon Tea at the Drawing Room at Brown’s Hotel, London In London alone there

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Betty's of York

The History of Afternoon Tea

The History of Afternoon Tea     The story goes that the tradition of afternoon tea began in England in the 1840s. During a visit to Belvoir Castle, Anna Maria Russell, the Duchess of Bedford, requested that the servants prepare a light meal for her, consisting of scones, sandwiches and small cakes accompanied by a

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Afternoon Tea at Fortnum and Mason

An Introduction to Afternoon Tea in the UK

An Introduction to Afternoon Tea in the UK:   Afternoon tea in the UK is an unforgettable experience that everyone should have at least once. Whether it’s a small tea shop in Cornwall or an upscale hotel in London, afternoon tea provides you with a unique opportunity to experience British culture, hospitality and history all

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