IT'S TEA TIME-Afternoon Tea, High Tea, Cream Tea

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IT'S TEA TIME-Afternoon Tea, High Tea, Cream Tea

Teatime is the time at which the tea meal is usually eaten, which is late afternoon to early evening, being the equivalent of merienda. Usually see the terms “Afternoon Tea”, “High Tea” and “Cream ” being used interchangeably. They are actually different variations on the same thing: snacks or a meal served with tea.

 

 Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea, also known as “low tea”. It is a meal composed of sandwiches (usually cut delicately into 'fingers'), scones with clotted cream and jam, sweet pastries and cakes. Usually served between 2 pm and 5 pm.

 

High Tea

English High Tea usually involved a mug of tea, bread, vegetables, cheese and occasionally meat. Variations on high tea could include the addition of pies, potatoes, and crackers. usually, it served between 5 pm and 7 pm.

 

Cream Tea

A simple tea service consisting of scones, clotted cream, strawberry jam. Some venues will provide butter instead of clotted cream.

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