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MawBroon's Afternoon Tea Book

Commonwealth and Empire Edition of the Nation's Favourite Scottish Afternoon Tea Recipes

By Maw Broon, Annie Todd

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Format: Hardcover, 169 pages
Other Information: colour illustrations throughout
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 September 2013
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Maw Broon and the Glebe Street Afternoon Tea Ladies bring you the best of their Scottish recipes for just under 100 Scottish fancy cakes and dainty savouries. Maw Broon and the Glebe Street Afternoon Tea Ladies bring you the best of their Scottish recipes for fancy cakes and dainty savouries. They've also written their very own (idiosyncratic) advice on the etiquette of afternoon tea for their friends and family, at home and abroad in the Commonwealth and Empire. Miss Gardner, a teacher, and one of the Glebe Street afternoon tea ladies, has written out the recipes, nice and neat, so that everyone can make the traditional recipes and enjoy a good Scottish afternoon tea. But Maw's proven advice and unique observations, in her own vernacular, are also sprinkled throughout this colourful, bright and entertaining book. You'll be well equipped to present an outstanding spread with near enough 100 braw recipes. These include cheese pastries, savoury choux buns, mini quiches, fairy cakes (who needs cupcakes!), millefeuille (whit? that's a vanilla slice if you're a Broon), swiss roll, .clairs, meringues, brandy snaps, gipsy creams, empire biscuits, and many more.In addition there's a selection of recipes to help you make the perfect celebration cake. Cover it in ganache, buttercream, marzipan, fondant or royal icing - take your pick. Extras include illustrations of 12 recipe cards scattered throughout, that include strawberry jam, raspberry jam, apple jelly, tablet, chocolate truffles, and chantilly cream. And there are some vintage "Aunt Kate" recipes (taken from Maw's favourite magazine The People's Friend) for a nostalgic and homely look. This is the perfect gift, full of Broons humour and delicious Scottish recipes to enable you to host your own afternoon tea party - or just conduct yourself with manners when you're in a posh tearoom. All the main recipes are braw.

Table of Contents

Mind Your Teas and Qs or The Etiquette of Afternoon Tea Rules for the Monthly "At Home" 12 The Etiquette of Afternoon Tea 13 Manners 14 What is Afternoon Tea? 16 What Afternoon Tea is NOT 20 The Presentation 21 At home 21 In the tea room 23 The cake stand 24 The Etiquette of Scones 28 The Correct Equipment 30 How to Lay the Table 31 How to Make Tea 36 How to Drink Tea 37 Tea Varieties 40 Scented teas 41 Other Beverages 43 Herbal and fruit teas 43 Caffeine-free "teas" 43 Coffee 44 Behaviour at Table 45 Pinkies in or oot? 45 Napkins 46 Elbows 48 Handbags 48 In Summary 49 The Recipes Dainty Savouries and Sandwiches Sandwich Making 55 What kind of bread? 55 How many? 56 Spreading 56 Cutting 57 Triangles 58 Fingers 58 Pinwheels 58 Club sandwiches 59 Neapolitan sandwiches 59 Sandwich Fillings 60 Cucumber 61 Chicken 62 Guacamole 64 Egg mayonnaise 65 Cream cheese 65 Cooked meats 66 Smoked salmon 66 Cheddar cheese 67 Tuna 67 Prawn mayonnaise 68 Sweet fillings 68 Dainty Savouries 71 Vol - au - Vents 72 Mini Quiches Lorraine 81 Onion Tartlets 84 Mini Savoury Choux 85 Savoury Pancakes 88 Cheese Pastries 89 Oatcakes 92 Cakes andSweet Pastries Victoria Sandwich 97 Cupcakes 100 Fairy Cakes 100 Butterfly Cakes 101 Chocolate Cake 102 Battenberg Cake 104 Fatless Sponge 107 Swiss Roll 109 Chocolate Swiss Roll 110 Meringues 111 Brandy Snaps 113 Millefeuille 115 Apple Turnovers 117 Tarts 121 - 127 Bride's Slices 130 Chocolate Eclairs 132 Making a Celebration Cake 133 - 143 Scones, Teabreads and Biscuits Scones 149 Muffins 154 Scotch Pancakes or Dropped Scones 155 Crumpets 156 Gipsy Creams 158 Oaty Biscuits 160 Palmiers 162 Custard Creams 164 Ginger Shortcake 165 Shortbread 166 Empire Biscuits 168 Index 171 Conversion Tables 174 - 175

About the Author

Maw Broon is the matriarch of Scotland's favourite family - The Broons.Famous around the world for over 76 years through the iconic strip in The Sunday Post newspaper - the home of The Broons.

EAN: 9781849343282
ISBN: 1849343284
Publisher: Waverley Books
Dimensions: 20.83 x 14.48 x 1.78 centimetres (0.43 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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