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Picture for blog post Scone or Scon? Cream or Jam first

Scone or Scon? Cream or Jam first

Sunday, March 10, 2019
What must overseas folks think of us? I’ve never yet seen Americans arguing over the order of mustard or ketchup on their hotdogs. Yet, the number of man hours spent on debating whether this little cake is called a Scone or 'Scon' or whether the cream or jam goes on first, is ridiculous! How very British of us!
Picture for blog post The Uncivil History of Afternoon Tea (bad behaviour behind the teapot)!

The Uncivil History of Afternoon Tea (bad behaviour behind the teapot)!

Sunday, March 10, 2019
Nelson Mandela called our afternoon tea, Britain’s greatest export! I couldn’t agree more and treasure this tradition with its treats, manners and etiquette. However, when researching my book 'Scone or Scon(e) - the essential guide to British Afternoon Tea' there were shocking examples of bad behaviour behind the teapot to be found.
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