Afternoon Tea
Afternoon TeaJane Pettigrew

Afternoon Tea by Jane Pettigrew

Item Number: 5777
Dimensions: 0 x 0
Weight: 1
London's Jane Pettigrew has written a beautiful gift book on her favorite subject - British afternoon tea.
Price: $19.95
London's Jane Pettigrew has written a beautiful gift book on British afternoon tea. This is always one of our best-sellers when Jane is in America for book signings! 

Beautifully illustrated with historical images. Includes some recipes.

Published by Pitkin Press, London and available wholesale through Benjamin Press at 800.765.2139.

Product Reviews

(9 Ratings, 8 Reviews) Average Rating:
Good gift or brief background book on Tea, tea parties, etc
Crtclthinkr (United States) 6/10/2016 9:58 AM
My copy of this book has a different picture on front, but I assume it is the same book. This is NOT a recipe book (although there a few), but a nicely presented, short and easy read which covers on the history of tea rituals and the like, tea trivia , choosing the leaf, brewing the perfect cup, the best teapot, laying the table or trolley, 5 recipes on teatime treats,tea caddies and cozies, reading tea leaves and tea parties, dances and childrens' teas. Most topics are given one page surrounded by a lot of historical painting, sketches etc. It has less than 200 words on how to throw a tea party---not as much as I would have liked, but maybe enough? (good point--not in kitchen or dining room but living room or garden) . So I think it would be a nice book to have if you plan to have a party--maybe a Downton Abbey, Jane Austin, Easter or neighborhood party--so you can treat your guests to a little bit of the history, trivia and etiquette, or perhaps as a gift for a tea enthusiast.
Five Stars
Lori Pollock (United States) 6/8/2016 4:49 PM
Beautiful book
Elbie (Michigan) 6/8/2016 4:49 PM
Christmas present for my mom and she liked it.
Three Stars
jlbearce (United States) 6/8/2016 4:48 PM
Pretty good
Really enjoyed the book
Susan (United States) 6/8/2016 4:47 PM
I bought two, one as a gift. I give tea classes and it had great recipes. A must have for a great tea party.