The Scottish love a good competition and this summer all through the U.S., Scottish Americans and those that love them or have been inspired by Outlander will go to Highland Scottish Games and Gathering of the Clans.
Never throw out a chipped teacup again. Turn it into a wonderful piece of garden art/decoration, and continue to enjoy it's beauty, perhaps as a background to an elegant backyard tea.
Some gorgeous green teacups have recently gone to a good home. I always love when that happens. I think anyone who sells teacups would agree that we're not in it for the money but to find good homes for these lovelies.
Here at the English Teacup, we use all of the teacup and teapot. Nothing goes to waste. Teapots past their prime work wonderfully as pots for plants. What works really well for teapots are succulents. There are so many types of succulents indoors and out that you will be able to find that special plant for your crazed or chipped beauty.
Part of the fun of collecting china, teacups included, is delving into the past and learning a bit of history. This was the case, when helping my friend identify the maker of a plate that featured a couple dressed in fine 18th Century clothing.
’ve been searching for the perfect scone recipe. The one that is simple, an everyday scone that can be eaten plain and with jam and cream, one that is not too sweet and rich, and yet not just flour and water. I finally found one that is good for me, the buttermilk scone, crispy on the outside and fluffy and flaky in the middle.
Pear Clafloutis is a near perfect fall teatime treat and very simple to make. In this recipe sliced pears are covered and baked in a batter of milk, yogurt, eggs, sugar and flour with a touch of honey and pear liqueur.