There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea
Afternoon tea, the most quintessential of English customs introduced by Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, consists of a selection of dainty sandwiches, scones served with clotted cream and preserves. Cakes and pastries are also served. Tea grown in India or Ceylon is poured from silver tea pots into delicate bone china cups.
Afternoon tea, began to become a fashionable social event during the 1880’s. The upper-class and society women would change into long gowns, gloves and hats for their afternoon tea which was usually served in the drawing room between four and five o’clock.
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