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I am a paedophile who has no apologies.
The watchman of the Downton manor marathon.
Jane Austin action chart on my desk
I believe everything sounds better with a British accent.
But, oh, tea.
I'm not talking about just a glass of carefully brewed wine.
Still, coffee is losing ground, according to some accounts --
Pleasant and energetic.
I mean afternoon tea, a happy tradition with scones, sandwiches and pastries that fill the gap between lunch and dinner.
In fact, the story is like this, which is why Anna Maria Russell, Duchess of Bedford, is said to have started practicing in the 1840 s.
That's not to say that I like its sophistication: my clumsiness makes me nervous in Beautiful China, and frankly, I'm more likely to slide my little finger in a mass of cream, instead of holding it up high when I sip from the teacup.
I like the leisurely pace and enjoy the food
Your own mentality and all kinds of thingssize foods.
I'm not enough.
I have been eating for two weeks.
In the past few years, my husband and I have been traveling to the UK and have three afternoon tea on every vacation.
Back home, we visited a number of hotels offering a luxurious experience, including a visit to Annapolis and some of the more relaxing tea rooms in the city of Ellicott, MD.
Unfortunately, the price of a luxury hotel tea and a transatlantic ticket is added together.
So I decided to seek a way to hold afternoon tea at home, combining some of the best features of British tradition with a more laid back approachback approach. (
Just please don't call it afternoon tea, this is the term for the heartier fare traditionally eaten by staff --
In an ordinary class.
The height table, instead of the upper class, favors the lower side tables and sofas in the dressing room. )
This is the perfect party for a wedding or baby shower, Mother's Day or whenever you want to gather a group of friends.
"Everyone was very happy when they came for afternoon tea," said Shael Mead, pastry chef at London Ham Farm Hotel, during her previous work at Dean Street Townhouse in another London tea house, I fell in love with her baking.
"It's something special that people cherish, and that's why I always put my heart and soul into it. "These are five of me. point plan:1.
You must have a scones for afternoon tea.
Mead says scones are the essence of afternoon tea.
She and her team went to search for a senior Hotel in London for research, and she was "shocked" when the scones were charged extra at a tea party for an extra charge of £ 9 pounds (about $11).
Mead says her ideal scones are a bit hard on the outside and very soft inside.
It's not flaky and is closer to American cookies than the heavy, huge and overly sweet triangle you'll find in the coffee shop here.
Thankfully, Nicola Willis said, "they are easy to make --"
Jones is a native of England and a chef of the Pure Pie Company.
Vienna in Virginia
Put them on the small side, Willis-in order to reduce the confusion-
Jones suggested cutting the guests in half before they arrived.
Strawberry jam scones
Homemade is great, says Mead, even if it's just a quick stove version
A British specialty that resembles a cross between butter and whipped cream. 2.
A variety of pastries are included.
Afternoon tea features a selection of sweets.
Include a showstopper as much as possible (
Fans who follow the British Baking Show)
Such as gorgeous egg tarts or layer cakes.
My personal favorite cake is pink. and-
The yellow board creation may have been created in honor of Queen Victoria's granddaughter Victoria's marriage to Prince Louis Battenberg in the 1880 s.
It consists of a delicate sponge cake wrapped in almond cakes.
Cake is the staple food of afternoon tea, although its appearance is impressive, it is not difficult to make.
Consider the mix of taste and taste, says Mead.
Fudgy brownie, jam pie and airy shortbread or macarons are good components.
I like to brew white chocolate with Earl Grey tea, which has a strong aroma of truffle. Willis-
Jones suggests making mini desserts that look good and give your guests a taste of "sample size. 3. Offer real tea.
There are several options for your guests: English Breakfast and Earl Grey tea (
I also like Lady Grey, like Lady Grey for Twins)are classics.
Make your third choice a little different, maybe fruit or flowers, Mead said.
One of my favorites is Paris from Haney's father and son, which is a simple-
Black tea flavored with black gallons and vanilla.
Or think about tisane.
Whatever you choose, be careful how you do it.
According to Tom Parker Bowles's cookbook, "Beer has a real art "(
Real estate 2016).
The book was written with Fortnum & Mason in London, a luxury department store and food mall that runs a charming tea salon.
Some tips from Parker Bowles: "The Living leaves always give better pots.
"Also, use fresh water, but Cook twice as much water as you need so you can heat the teapot in half.
Most tea is brewed in four to five minutes, although more green teato-three-minute range;
Too much brewing will make your tea bitter.
If you want to use milk, add it to the cup first;
This can gradually warm the milk and protect the teacup from cracks.
Two or three cups per person. 4.
Do as many things as possible in advance.
Really, good advice for any party.
Many desserts mentioned earlier (
Brownie cake, shortbread, even multi-layer cakes and cupcakes)
Do it at least a day in advance to survive, or freeze it for longer.
Scones are best baked now, but unbaked dough can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer.
Assembling sandwich fillings can also be early work, so you can put them together at the last minute or about an hour before the guests arrive.
Cut cucumber or cheese in the morning of tea.
Go to a nice speech, but don't be too unfriendly. No doilies.
Instead, consider the year of popularity --
Chic strategy for mixing and matching plates and cups, you can go to the antique market and the secondhand shops —
In small cafes across the UK, you'll find afternoon tea like this, says Mead.
If you want to introduce traditional elements in your settings, traditional three
You can show the food with a layered caddie (
Or at least some).
It's not necessarily expensive either-
Check out websites like Etsy.
You can use it instead of your typical fruit bowl or other party to justify the purchase, says Mead.
If you find vintage floral patterns too
Frou, you can buy modern tiered servers with white or glass plates in crates and barrels, Target and Macy's.
Willis, if you have a good tablecloth with a napkin, it may be time to use itJones said.
Simply decorate the table with flowers in the backyard or pick up a bunch of casual bouquets from the farmer's market.
After all, most of us don't have vast formal gardens on rolling hills in Kent or Surrey, England.
But with a little imagination, in the company of a cup and a good friend, I was warm in the sunshine of afternoon tea, and I was happy to pretend, at least for a while.
British scones. These scones are chocolate made of dried currant, but without them, the scones are equally delicious. You need a 2-
Cookie cutter.
If you don't have a stand mixer, you can quickly put the butter into the flour mixture with your hand or a pastry knife. Serve with —what else? —
Cream and jam.
Make in advance: dough needs to rest for 30 minutes at room temperature.
The scones are preferably freshly baked, but the dough can be refrigerated overnight or packed separately (
Not baked or not baked)
Wrap with plastic wrap and freeze with zipper
Top pack for up to a month or two.
Defrost before baking or re-heating;
For the latter, the tent is loosely set with aluminum foil at 350-degree oven.
Adapted from the pastry chef Shael Mead at London Ham Farm Hotel.
Let 17 to 20
1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp baking powder 8 tbsp (1 stick)
Frozen, salt-free butter cut in half
1 cup of dried currant (optional)
1 cup of whole milk, plus more milk, put flour, sugar and baking powder into a bowl of a stand mixer or manual mixer
Handheld electric mixer.
To mix, beat at low speed.
Add frozen butter;
Hit 4 to 5 minutes at low speed until the mixture starts to look crispy with some big pieces.
Stop and scrape the bowl down.
Add currency if used;
Beat at low speed until evenly distributed.
Pour milk and cream;
Stir for a few seconds at low speed until the liquid is added to form a soft dough.
Flour on the sheet.
Transfer the dough there and pat it to a uniform thickness of about 1 inch.
Cover loosely with clean kitchen towels;
Let it rest for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Line the baking tray with parchment or silicone lining.
Grind the edge of the cookie cutter into flour and use it to cut out 17 to 20 scones (
Straight down, not distorted)
, When you work and re-work, at least 1 inch apart on the baking sheet
Flour the knife every time.
Try not to do it more than once, as the subsequent dough may not rise that much in the oven.
Gently brush the top of the scones with milk. Bake (middle rack)
For about 16 minutes, turn the sheets from the front to the back in the middle until the light gold.
Transfer them to the wire rack to cool for a few minutes before serving, or completely cool before storage. Per piece (based on 20)
: 200 calories, 4 grams of protein, 27 grams of carbohydrates, 8 grams of fat, 5 grams of saturated fat, 25 mg of cholesterol, 10 mg of sodium, 0 grams of dietary fiber, it takes some precision to assemble the cake, but it is easier than it looks.
The batter is thick enough that you can put the yellow and pink together fairly neatly without bleeding together;
In order to cut off the part of any combination, you may have to trim each half.
Alternatively, you can create a separator to separate them.
We wrapped a thin piece of cardboard in aluminum foil, such as a tissue box, which worked very well.
Original Recipe requirements 7-
Square Baking tray;
In the test, we found
Inch disposable aluminum pan works fine.
Made in advance: assembled cake, minus the final application of apricot jam and almond cake appearance, can be tightly wrapped with plastic wrap, stored at room temperature one day in advance, or frozen for one month.
Keep the assembled cake in a closed container for three to four days at room temperature.
Adapted from Mary Berry's Baking Bible of Mary Berry: more than 250 classic recipes (BBC Books, 2009).
Make 8 to 10 8 tablespoons (1 stick)
Salt-free butter at room temperature, plus more 3/4 cups of pancup cup sugar2 egg s6 tbsp rice flour
Purpose: flour2 teaspoon baking powder, a few drops of almond extract, about a cup of apricot sauce, or more, because it takes 8 ounces of almond sauce to preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Grease a 7-or 8-
An inch square baking tray made of butter, lined with parchment at the bottom.
Place 8 tablespoons of butter, sugar, eggs, flour, baking powder and almond extract in a bowl of a stand mixer or manual mixer
Handheld electric mixer.
Beat at medium speed for about two minutes until smooth and stop to scrape the bowl as needed.
Place half of the batter as neatly as possible into one side of the cake pan.
If you are using a pan partition, place it on the exposed side of the batter.
Add a few drops of red food pigment to the remaining batter, mix it together to form a deep pink color.
Scoop the pink batter to the other side of the cake pan.
If you are not using a partition, try creating a uniform and discrete line between the colors of the batter.
Smooth every half of the surface.
Bake on the middle shelf for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the cake rises, elastic and slightly shrink from the side of the pan.
Let the pot cool for a few minutes, then open, tear off the parchment paper and completely cool on the wire rack.
Trim edges as needed to 7-
Inch square cake, then cut each half of the cake's colored parts into two segments of equal size (
4 in total).
Gently heat the apricot sauce with a small pan in low heat until it becomes fairly smooth and easy to spread.
Use an offset spatula to spread the heated jam on the front of a pink part and a yellow part, and press them together to form the bottom layer.
Next, apply a layer of jam on the top surface of their combo.
Then apply the jam on the inner edge of the remaining yellow part and place it on the top of the pink part at the bottom;
Repeat with the remaining pink part, place it on the top of the yellow part at the bottom and press it up to the pink part at the top to form a board effect. (
At this time, the cake can be tightly wrapped with plastic wrap, stored or frozen at room temperature. )
At the end of the Assembly, brush the top of the cake with apricot sauce.
Expand the marzipan to grow the square, the length of the cake is wide enough to wrap the cake, there is a little error, about 9 by 12 inch.
Put the cake upside down on the almond cake (jam side down)
Then brush the remaining three sides with apricot sauce.
Press the almond cookie neatly around the cake so the seam ends in a corner.
Trim any excess almond cake and cut a very thin piece from each end of the cake to get a neat edge.
Score with a sharp peeler at the top of the cake with a cross knife
Cross quilting pattern. Per serving (
After trimming, based on 10)
: 270 calories, 4 grams of protein, 40 grams of carbohydrates, 12 grams of fat, 5 grams of saturated fat, 50 mg of cholesterol, 20 mg of sodium, 0 grams of dietary fiber, the 26 g sugarEarl gray white chocolate is soaked with your favorite tea, although we recommend using loose leaves for the best taste.
Advance: stored in a closed container at cool room temperature (65 to 70 F)
Up to a week.
You may have some almond coating left.
The Valrhona's Ivoire 35% baking bar is available online and in kitchen shops such as the Sur La Table.
Becky kristar, a writer from The Washington Post food section, adapted from Ina Garten's recipe.
Make the 20 tablets 6 tablespoons heavy cream1 tbsp loose with 1 teaspoon-
10 oz high leaf Earl Grey tea
High quality white chocolate such as Valrhona Ivoire (
Cocoa solids 35%; see headnote)
4 ounces of teaspoon vanilla extract (1 cup)
In the food processing machine, the consistency of almonds, baking and grinding into pebbles (see NOTE)
Heat the cream with a small fire in a small pot.
Once you see a few bubbles appear on the edge, take it out of the heat, stir the tea and soak it for five minutes.
At the same time, place the chopped white chocolate in a heat-proof bowl and in a pan with only a few inches of almost no bubbling water (
Do not let the water boil; medium-low heat).
Gently melt the chocolate and stir occasionally until smooth.
Remove the bowl from the pan.
Cream injected through fine filtration
Pour it directly into the melted white chocolate and stir to add. (
Discard solids. )
Add vanilla extract.
Let the mixture cool in the refrigerator for about 10 minutes until it is thickened to a recyclable consistency.
Line the baking tray with parchment or silicone lining.
Put the ground almonds in a bowl.
Spoon with two cutlery or a No. 70 disher (1 tablespoon)
Place the truffle mixture with a total of more than 20 knives on the baking tray at a minimum interval of 1 inch.
Refrigerate for about 10 minutes or until strong enough.
Work quickly and roll each part between your hands to form a smooth ball.
Dip each of the almonds into the ground almonds to cover them completely and put them back in the baking tray.
Service or shop once they are firm.
Note: Bake almonds in a small, dry frying pan
Low heat for a few minutes until fragrant, light brown, shake the pan to avoid burning.
Completely cool before use. Per piece (
With half an almond)
: 110 calories, 1g of protein, 8g of carbohydrates, 9g of fat, 5g of saturated fat, 10 mg of cholesterol, 10 mg of sodium, 0g of dietary fiber, 7 g sugarWashington PostI is an unapologetic paedophile.
The watchman of the Downton manor marathon.
Jane Austin action chart on my desk
I believe everything sounds better with a British accent.
But, oh, tea.
I'm not talking about just a glass of carefully brewed wine.
Still, coffee is losing ground, according to some accounts --
Pleasant and energetic.
I mean afternoon tea, a happy tradition with scones, sandwiches and pastries that fill the gap between lunch and dinner.
In fact, the story is like this, which is why Anna Maria Russell, Duchess of Bedford, is said to have started practicing in the 1840 s.
That's not to say that I like its sophistication: my clumsiness makes me nervous in Beautiful China, and frankly, I'm more likely to slide my little finger in a mass of cream, instead of holding it up high when I sip from the teacup.
I like the leisurely pace and enjoy the food
Your own mentality and all kinds of thingssize foods.
I'm not enough.
I have been eating for two weeks.
In the past few years, my husband and I have been traveling to the UK and have three afternoon tea on every vacation.
Back home, we visited a number of hotels offering a luxurious experience, including a visit to Annapolis and some of the more relaxing tea rooms in the city of Ellicott, MD.
Unfortunately, the price of a luxury hotel tea and a transatlantic ticket is added together.
So I decided to seek a way to hold afternoon tea at home, combining some of the best features of British tradition with a more laid back approachback approach. (
Just please don't call it afternoon tea, this is the term for the heartier fare traditionally eaten by staff --
In an ordinary class.
The height table, instead of the upper class, favors the lower side tables and sofas in the dressing room. )
This is the perfect party for a wedding or baby shower, Mother's Day or whenever you want to gather a group of friends.
"Everyone was very happy when they came for afternoon tea," said Shael Mead, pastry chef at London Ham Farm Hotel, during her previous work at Dean Street Townhouse in another London tea house, I fell in love with her baking.
"It's something special that people cherish, and that's why I always put my heart and soul into it. "These are five of me. point plan:1.
You must have a scones for afternoon tea.
Mead says scones are the essence of afternoon tea.
She and her team went to search for a senior Hotel in London for research, and she was "shocked" when the scones were charged extra at a tea party for an extra charge of £ 9 pounds (about $11).
Mead says her ideal scones are a bit hard on the outside and very soft inside.
It's not flaky and is closer to American cookies than the heavy, huge and overly sweet triangle you'll find in the coffee shop here.
Thankfully, Nicola Willis said, "they are easy to make --"
Jones is a native of England and a chef of the Pure Pie Company.
Vienna in Virginia
Put them on the small side, Willis-in order to reduce the confusion-
Jones suggested cutting the guests in half before they arrived.
Strawberry jam scones
Homemade is great, says Mead, even if it's just a quick stove version
A British specialty that resembles a cross between butter and whipped cream. 2.
A variety of pastries are included.
Afternoon tea features a selection of sweets.
Include a showstopper as much as possible (
Fans who follow the British Baking Show)
Such as gorgeous egg tarts or layer cakes.
My personal favorite cake is pink. and-
The yellow board creation may have been created in honor of Queen Victoria's granddaughter Victoria's marriage to Prince Louis Battenberg in the 1880 s.
It consists of a delicate sponge cake wrapped in almond cakes.
Cake is the staple food of afternoon tea, although its appearance is impressive, it is not difficult to make.
Consider the mix of taste and taste, says Mead.
Fudgy brownie, jam pie and airy shortbread or macarons are good components.
I like to brew white chocolate with Earl Grey tea, which has a strong aroma of truffle. Willis-
Jones suggests making mini desserts that look good and give your guests a taste of "sample size. 3. Offer real tea.
There are several options for your guests: English Breakfast and Earl Grey tea (
I also like Lady Grey, like Lady Grey for Twins)are classics.
Make your third choice a little different, maybe fruit or flowers, Mead said.
One of my favorites is Paris from Haney's father and son, which is a simple-
Black tea flavored with black gallons and vanilla.
Or think about tisane.
Whatever you choose, be careful how you do it.
According to Tom Parker Bowles's cookbook, "Beer has a real art "(
Real estate 2016).
The book was written with Fortnum & Mason in London, a luxury department store and food mall that runs a charming tea salon.
Some tips from Parker Bowles: "The Living leaves always give better pots.
"Also, use fresh water, but Cook twice as much water as you need so you can heat the teapot in half.
Most tea is brewed in four to five minutes, although more green teato-three-minute range;
Too much brewing will make your tea bitter.
If you want to use milk, add it to the cup first;
This can gradually warm the milk and protect the teacup from cracks.
Two or three cups per person. 4.
Do as many things as possible in advance.
Really, good advice for any party.
Many desserts mentioned earlier (
Brownie cake, shortbread, even multi-layer cakes and cupcakes)
Do it at least a day in advance to survive, or freeze it for longer.
Scones are best baked now, but unbaked dough can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer.
Assembling sandwich fillings can also be early work, so you can put them together at the last minute or about an hour before the guests arrive.
Cut cucumber or cheese in the morning of tea.
Go to a nice speech, but don't be too unfriendly. No doilies.
Instead, consider the year of popularity --
Chic strategy for mixing and matching plates and cups, you can go to the antique market and the secondhand shops —
In small cafes across the UK, you'll find afternoon tea like this, says Mead.
If you want to introduce traditional elements in your settings, traditional three
You can show the food with a layered caddie (
Or at least some).
It's not necessarily expensive either-
Check out websites like Etsy.
You can use it instead of your typical fruit bowl or other party to justify the purchase, says Mead.
If you find vintage floral patterns too
Frou, you can buy modern tiered servers with white or glass plates in crates and barrels, Target and Macy's.
Willis, if you have a good tablecloth with a napkin, it may be time to use itJones said.
Simply decorate the table with flowers in the backyard or pick up a bunch of casual bouquets from the farmer's market.
After all, most of us don't have vast formal gardens on rolling hills in Kent or Surrey, England.
But with a little imagination, in the company of a cup and a good friend, I was warm in the sunshine of afternoon tea, and I was happy to pretend, at least for a while.
British scones. These scones are chocolate made of dried currant, but without them, the scones are equally delicious. You need a 2-
Cookie cutter.
If you don't have a stand mixer, you can quickly put the butter into the flour mixture with your hand or a pastry knife. Serve with —what else? —
Cream and jam.
Make in advance: dough needs to rest for 30 minutes at room temperature.
The scones are preferably freshly baked, but the dough can be refrigerated overnight or packed separately (
Not baked or not baked)
Wrap with plastic wrap and freeze with zipper
Top pack for up to a month or two.
Defrost before baking or re-heating;
For the latter, the tent is loosely set with aluminum foil at 350-degree oven.
Adapted from the pastry chef Shael Mead at London Ham Farm Hotel.
Let 17 to 20
1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp baking powder 8 tbsp (1 stick)
Frozen, salt-free butter cut in half
1 cup of dried currant (optional)
1 cup of whole milk, plus more milk, put flour, sugar and baking powder into a bowl of a stand mixer or manual mixer
Handheld electric mixer.
To mix, beat at low speed.
Add frozen butter;
Hit 4 to 5 minutes at low speed until the mixture starts to look crispy with some big pieces.
Stop and scrape the bowl down.
Add currency if used;
Beat at low speed until evenly distributed.
Pour milk and cream;
Stir for a few seconds at low speed until the liquid is added to form a soft dough.
Flour on the sheet.
Transfer the dough there and pat it to a uniform thickness of about 1 inch.
Cover loosely with clean kitchen towels;
Let it rest for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Line the baking tray with parchment or silicone lining.
Grind the edge of the cookie cutter into flour and use it to cut out 17 to 20 scones (
Straight down, not distorted)
, When you work and re-work, at least 1 inch apart on the baking sheet
Flour the knife every time.
Try not to do it more than once, as the subsequent dough may not rise that much in the oven.
Gently brush the top of the scones with milk. Bake (middle rack)
For about 16 minutes, turn the sheets from the front to the back in the middle until the light gold.
Transfer them to the wire rack to cool for a few minutes before serving, or completely cool before storage. Per piece (based on 20)
: 200 calories, 4 grams of protein, 27 grams of carbohydrates, 8 grams of fat, 5 grams of saturated fat, 25 mg of cholesterol, 10 mg of sodium, 0 grams of dietary fiber, it takes some precision to assemble the cake, but it is easier than it looks.
The batter is thick enough that you can put the yellow and pink together fairly neatly without bleeding together;
In order to cut off the part of any combination, you may have to trim each half.
Alternatively, you can create a separator to separate them.
We wrapped a thin piece of cardboard in aluminum foil, such as a tissue box, which worked very well.
Original Recipe requirements 7-
Square Baking tray;
In the test, we found
Inch disposable aluminum pan works fine.
Made in advance: assembled cake, minus the final application of apricot jam and almond cake appearance, can be tightly wrapped with plastic wrap, stored at room temperature one day in advance, or frozen for one month.
Keep the assembled cake in a closed container for three to four days at room temperature.
Adapted from Mary Berry's Baking Bible of Mary Berry: more than 250 classic recipes (BBC Books, 2009).
Make 8 to 10 8 tablespoons (1 stick)
Salt-free butter at room temperature, plus more 3/4 cups of pancup cup sugar2 egg s6 tbsp rice flour
Purpose: flour2 teaspoon baking powder, a few drops of almond extract, about a cup of apricot sauce, or more, because it takes 8 ounces of almond sauce to preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Grease a 7-or 8-
An inch square baking tray made of butter, lined with parchment at the bottom.
Place 8 tablespoons of butter, sugar, eggs, flour, baking powder and almond extract in a bowl of a stand mixer or manual mixer
Handheld electric mixer.
Beat at medium speed for about two minutes until smooth and stop to scrape the bowl as needed.
Place half of the batter as neatly as possible into one side of the cake pan.
If you are using a pan partition, place it on the exposed side of the batter.
Add a few drops of red food pigment to the remaining batter, mix it together to form a deep pink color.
Scoop the pink batter to the other side of the cake pan.
If you are not using a partition, try creating a uniform and discrete line between the colors of the batter.
Smooth every half of the surface.
Bake on the middle shelf for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the cake rises, elastic and slightly shrink from the side of the pan.
Let the pot cool for a few minutes, then open, tear off the parchment paper and completely cool on the wire rack.
Trim edges as needed to 7-
Inch square cake, then cut each half of the cake's colored parts into two segments of equal size (
4 in total).
Gently heat the apricot sauce with a small pan in low heat until it becomes fairly smooth and easy to spread.
Use an offset spatula to spread the heated jam on the front of a pink part and a yellow part, and press them together to form the bottom layer.
Next, apply a layer of jam on the top surface of their combo.
Then apply the jam on the inner edge of the remaining yellow part and place it on the top of the pink part at the bottom;
Repeat with the remaining pink part, place it on the top of the yellow part at the bottom and press it up to the pink part at the top to form a board effect. (
At this time, the cake can be tightly wrapped with plastic wrap, stored or frozen at room temperature. )
At the end of the Assembly, brush the top of the cake with apricot sauce.
Expand the marzipan to grow the square, the length of the cake is wide enough to wrap the cake, there is a little error, about 9 by 12 inch.
Put the cake upside down on the almond cake (jam side down)
Then brush the remaining three sides with apricot sauce.
Press the almond cookie neatly around the cake so the seam ends in a corner.
Trim any excess almond cake and cut a very thin piece from each end of the cake to get a neat edge.
Score with a sharp peeler at the top of the cake with a cross knife
Cross quilting pattern. Per serving (
After trimming, based on 10)
: 270 calories, 4 grams of protein, 40 grams of carbohydrates, 12 grams of fat, 5 grams of saturated fat, 50 mg of cholesterol, 20 mg of sodium, 0 grams of dietary fiber, the 26 g sugarEarl gray white chocolate is soaked with your favorite tea, although we recommend using loose leaves for the best taste.
Advance: stored in a closed container at cool room temperature (65 to 70 F)
Up to a week.
You may have some almond coating left.
The Valrhona's Ivoire 35% baking bar is available online and in kitchen shops such as the Sur La Table.
Becky kristar, a writer from The Washington Post food section, adapted from Ina Garten's recipe.
Make the 20 tablets 6 tablespoons heavy cream1 tbsp loose with 1 teaspoon-
10 oz high leaf Earl Grey tea
High quality white chocolate such as Valrhona Ivoire (
Cocoa solids 35%; see headnote)
4 ounces of teaspoon vanilla extract (1 cup)
In the food processing machine, the consistency of almonds, baking and grinding into pebbles (see NOTE)
Heat the cream with a small fire in a small pot.
Once you see a few bubbles appear on the edge, take it out of the heat, stir the tea and soak it for five minutes.
At the same time, place the chopped white chocolate in a heat-proof bowl and in a pan with only a few inches of almost no bubbling water (
Do not let the water boil; medium-low heat).
Gently melt the chocolate and stir occasionally until smooth.
Remove the bowl from the pan.
Cream injected through fine filtration
Pour it directly into the melted white chocolate and stir to add. (
Discard solids. )
Add vanilla extract.
Let the mixture cool in the refrigerator for about 10 minutes until it is thickened to a recyclable consistency.
Line the baking tray with parchment or silicone lining.
Put the ground almonds in a bowl.
Spoon with two cutlery or a No. 70 disher (1 tablespoon)
Place the truffle mixture with a total of more than 20 knives on the baking tray at a minimum interval of 1 inch.
Refrigerate for about 10 minutes or until strong enough.
Work quickly and roll each part between your hands to form a smooth ball.
Dip each of the almonds into the ground almonds to cover them completely and put them back in the baking tray.
Service or shop once they are firm.
Note: Bake almonds in a small, dry frying pan
Low heat for a few minutes until fragrant, light brown, shake the pan to avoid burning.
Completely cool before use. Per piece (
With half an almond)
: 110 calories, 1g of protein, 8g of carbohydrates, 9g of fat, 5g of saturated fat, 10 mg of cholesterol, 10 mg of sodium, 0g of dietary fiber, 7 g sugarWashington PostI is an unapologetic paedophile.
The watchman of the Downton manor marathon.
Jane Austin action chart on my desk
I believe everything sounds better with a British accent.
But, oh, tea.
I'm not talking about just a glass of carefully brewed wine.
Still, coffee is losing ground, according to some accounts --
Pleasant and energetic.
I mean afternoon tea, a happy tradition with scones, sandwiches and pastries that fill the gap between lunch and dinner.
In fact, the story is like this, which is why Anna Maria Russell, Duchess of Bedford, is said to have started practicing in the 1840 s.
That's not to say that I like its sophistication: my clumsiness makes me nervous in Beautiful China, and frankly, I'm more likely to slide my little finger in a mass of cream, instead of holding it up high when I sip from the teacup.
I like the leisurely pace and enjoy the food
Your own mentality and all kinds of thingssize foods.
I'm not enough.
I have been eating for two weeks.
In the past few years, my husband and I have been traveling to the UK and have three afternoon tea on every vacation.
Back home, we visited a number of hotels offering a luxurious experience, including a visit to Annapolis and some of the more relaxing tea rooms in the city of Ellicott, MD.
Unfortunately, the price of a luxury hotel tea and a transatlantic ticket is added together.
So I decided to seek a way to hold afternoon tea at home, combining some of the best features of British tradition with a more laid back approachback approach. (
Just please don't call it afternoon tea, this is the term for the heartier fare traditionally eaten by staff --
In an ordinary class.
The height table, instead of the upper class, favors the lower side tables and sofas in the dressing room. )
This is the perfect party for a wedding or baby shower, Mother's Day or whenever you want to gather a group of friends.
"Everyone was very happy when they came for afternoon tea," said Shael Mead, pastry chef at London Ham Farm Hotel, during her previous work at Dean Street Townhouse in another London tea house, I fell in love with her baking.
"It's something special that people cherish, and that's why I always put my heart and soul into it. "These are five of me. point plan:1.
You must have a scones for afternoon tea.
Mead says scones are the essence of afternoon tea.
She and her team went to search for a senior Hotel in London for research, and she was "shocked" when the scones were charged extra at a tea party for an extra charge of £ 9 pounds (about $11).
Mead says her ideal scones are a bit hard on the outside and very soft inside.
It's not flaky and is closer to American cookies than the heavy, huge and overly sweet triangle you'll find in the coffee shop here.
Thankfully, Nicola Willis said, "they are easy to make --"
Jones is a native of England and a chef of the Pure Pie Company.
Vienna in Virginia
Put them on the small side, Willis-in order to reduce the confusion-
Jones suggested cutting the guests in half before they arrived.
Strawberry jam scones
Homemade is great, says Mead, even if it's just a quick stove version
A British specialty that resembles a cross between butter and whipped cream. 2.
A variety of pastries are included.
Afternoon tea features a selection of sweets.
Include a showstopper as much as possible (
Fans who follow the British Baking Show)
Such as gorgeous egg tarts or layer cakes.
My personal favorite cake is pink. and-
The yellow board creation may have been created in honor of Queen Victoria's granddaughter Victoria's marriage to Prince Louis Battenberg in the 1880 s.
It consists of a delicate sponge cake wrapped in almond cakes.
Cake is the staple food of afternoon tea, although its appearance is impressive, it is not difficult to make.
Consider the mix of taste and taste, says Mead.
Fudgy brownie, jam pie and airy shortbread or macarons are good components.
I like to brew white chocolate with Earl Grey tea, which has a strong aroma of truffle. Willis-
Jones suggests making mini desserts that look good and give your guests a taste of "sample size. 3. Offer real tea.
There are several options for your guests: English Breakfast and Earl Grey tea (
I also like Lady Grey, like Lady Grey for Twins)are classics.
Make your third choice a little different, maybe fruit or flowers, Mead said.
One of my favorites is Paris from Haney's father and son, which is a simple-
Black tea flavored with black gallons and vanilla.
Or think about tisane.
Whatever you choose, be careful how you do it.
According to Tom Parker Bowles's cookbook, "Beer has a real art "(
Real estate 2016).
The book was written with Fortnum & Mason in London, a luxury department store and food mall that runs a charming tea salon.
Some tips from Parker Bowles: "The Living leaves always give better pots.
"Also, use fresh water, but Cook twice as much water as you need so you can heat the teapot in half.
Most tea is brewed in four to five minutes, although more green teato-three-minute range;
Too much brewing will make your tea bitter.
If you want to use milk, add it to the cup first;
This can gradually warm the milk and protect the teacup from cracks.
Two or three cups per person. 4.
Do as many things as possible in advance.
Really, good advice for any party.
Many desserts mentioned earlier (
Brownie cake, shortbread, even multi-layer cakes and cupcakes)
Do it at least a day in advance to survive, or freeze it for longer.
Scones are best baked now, but unbaked dough can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer.
Assembling sandwich fillings can also be early work, so you can put them together at the last minute or about an hour before the guests arrive.
Cut cucumber or cheese in the morning of tea.
Go to a nice speech, but don't be too unfriendly. No doilies.
Instead, consider the year of popularity --
Chic strategy for mixing and matching plates and cups, you can go to the antique market and the secondhand shops —
In small cafes across the UK, you'll find afternoon tea like this, says Mead.
If you want to introduce traditional elements in your settings, traditional three
You can show the food with a layered caddie (
Or at least some).
It's not necessarily expensive either-
Check out websites like Etsy.
You can use it instead of your typical fruit bowl or other party to justify the purchase, says Mead.
If you find vintage floral patterns too
Frou, you can buy modern tiered servers with white or glass plates in crates and barrels, Target and Macy's.
Willis, if you have a good tablecloth with a napkin, it may be time to use itJones said.
Simply decorate the table with flowers in the backyard or pick up a bunch of casual bouquets from the farmer's market.
After all, most of us don't have vast formal gardens on rolling hills in Kent or Surrey, England.
But with a little imagination, in the company of a cup and a good friend, I was warm in the sunshine of afternoon tea, and I was happy to pretend, at least for a while.
British scones. These scones are chocolate made of dried currant, but without them, the scones are equally delicious. You need a 2-
Cookie cutter.
If you don't have a stand mixer, you can quickly put the butter into the flour mixture with your hand or a pastry knife. Serve with —what else? —
Cream and jam.
Make in advance: dough needs to rest for 30 minutes at room temperature.
The scones are preferably freshly baked, but the dough can be refrigerated overnight or packed separately (
Not baked or not baked)
Wrap with plastic wrap and freeze with zipper
Top pack for up to a month or two.
Defrost before baking or re-heating;
For the latter, the tent is loosely set with aluminum foil at 350-degree oven.
Adapted from the pastry chef Shael Mead at London Ham Farm Hotel.
Let 17 to 20
1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp baking powder 8 tbsp (1 stick)
Frozen, salt-free butter cut in half
1 cup of dried currant (optional)
1 cup of whole milk, plus more milk, put flour, sugar and baking powder into a bowl of a stand mixer or manual mixer
Handheld electric mixer.
To mix, beat at low speed.
Add frozen butter;
Hit 4 to 5 minutes at low speed until the mixture starts to look crispy with some big pieces.
Stop and scrape the bowl down.
Add currency if used;
Beat at low speed until evenly distributed.
Pour milk and cream;
Stir for a few seconds at low speed until the liquid is added to form a soft dough.
Flour on the sheet.
Transfer the dough there and pat it to a uniform thickness of about 1 inch.
Cover loosely with clean kitchen towels;
Let it rest for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Line the baking tray with parchment or silicone lining.
Grind the edge of the cookie cutter into flour and use it to cut out 17 to 20 scones (
Straight down, not distorted)
, When you work and re-work, at least 1 inch apart on the baking sheet
Flour the knife every time.
Try not to do it more than once, as the subsequent dough may not rise that much in the oven.
Gently brush the top of the scones with milk. Bake (middle rack)
For about 16 minutes, turn the sheets from the front to the back in the middle until the light gold.
Transfer them to the wire rack to cool for a few minutes before serving, or completely cool before storage. Per piece (based on 20)
: 200 calories, 4 grams of protein, 27 grams of carbohydrates, 8 grams of fat, 5 grams of saturated fat, 25 mg of cholesterol, 10 mg of sodium, 0 grams of dietary fiber, it takes some precision to assemble the cake, but it is easier than it looks.
The batter is thick enough that you can put the yellow and pink together fairly neatly without bleeding together;
In order to cut off the part of any combination, you may have to trim each half.
Alternatively, you can create a separator to separate them.
We wrapped a thin piece of cardboard in aluminum foil, such as a tissue box, which worked very well.
Original Recipe requirements 7-
Square Baking tray;
In the test, we found
Inch disposable aluminum pan works fine.
Made in advance: assembled cake, minus the final application of apricot jam and almond cake appearance, can be tightly wrapped with plastic wrap, stored at room temperature one day in advance, or frozen for one month.
Keep the assembled cake in a closed container for three to four days at room temperature.
Adapted from Mary Berry's Baking Bible of Mary Berry: more than 250 classic recipes (BBC Books, 2009).
Make 8 to 10 8 tablespoons (1 stick)
Salt-free butter at room temperature, plus more 3/4 cups of pancup cup sugar2 egg s6 tbsp rice flour
Purpose: flour2 teaspoon baking powder, a few drops of almond extract, about a cup of apricot sauce, or more, because it takes 8 ounces of almond sauce to preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Grease a 7-or 8-
An inch square baking tray made of butter, lined with parchment at the bottom.
Place 8 tablespoons of butter, sugar, eggs, flour, baking powder and almond extract in a bowl of a stand mixer or manual mixer
Handheld electric mixer.
Beat at medium speed for about two minutes until smooth and stop to scrape the bowl as needed.
Place half of the batter as neatly as possible into one side of the cake pan.
If you are using a pan partition, place it on the exposed side of the batter.
Add a few drops of red food pigment to the remaining batter, mix it together to form a deep pink color.
Scoop the pink batter to the other side of the cake pan.
If you are not using a partition, try creating a uniform and discrete line between the colors of the batter.
Smooth every half of the surface.
Bake on the middle shelf for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the cake rises, elastic and slightly shrink from the side of the pan.
Let the pot cool for a few minutes, then open, tear off the parchment paper and completely cool on the wire rack.
Trim edges as needed to 7-
Inch square cake, then cut each half of the cake's colored parts into two segments of equal size (
4 in total).
Gently heat the apricot sauce with a small pan in low heat until it becomes fairly smooth and easy to spread.
Use an offset spatula to spread the heated jam on the front of a pink part and a yellow part, and press them together to form the bottom layer.
Next, apply a layer of jam on the top surface of their combo.
Then apply the jam on the inner edge of the remaining yellow part and place it on the top of the pink part at the bottom;
Repeat with the remaining pink part, place it on the top of the yellow part at the bottom and press it up to the pink part at the top to form a board effect. (
At this time, the cake can be tightly wrapped with plastic wrap, stored or frozen at room temperature. )
At the end of the Assembly, brush the top of the cake with apricot sauce.
Expand the marzipan to grow the square, the length of the cake is wide enough to wrap the cake, there is a little error, about 9 by 12 inch.
Put the cake upside down on the almond cake (jam side down)
Then brush the remaining three sides with apricot sauce.
Press the almond cookie neatly around the cake so the seam ends in a corner.
Trim any excess almond cake and cut a very thin piece from each end of the cake to get a neat edge.
Score with a sharp peeler at the top of the cake with a cross knife
Cross quilting pattern. Per serving (
After trimming, based on 10)
: 270 calories, 4 grams of protein, 40 grams of carbohydrates, 12 grams of fat, 5 grams of saturated fat, 50 mg of cholesterol, 20 mg of sodium, 0 grams of dietary fiber, the 26 g sugarEarl gray white chocolate is soaked with your favorite tea, although we recommend using loose leaves for the best taste.
Advance: stored in a closed container at cool room temperature (65 to 70 F)
Up to a week.
You may have some almond coating left.
The Valrhona's Ivoire 35% baking bar is available online and in kitchen shops such as the Sur La Table.
Becky kristar, a writer from The Washington Post food section, adapted from Ina Garten's recipe.
Make the 20 tablets 6 tablespoons heavy cream1 tbsp loose with 1 teaspoon-
10 oz high leaf Earl Grey tea
High quality white chocolate such as Valrhona Ivoire (
Cocoa solids 35%; see headnote)
4 ounces of teaspoon vanilla extract (1 cup)
In the food processing machine, the consistency of almonds, baking and grinding into pebbles (see NOTE)
Heat the cream with a small fire in a small pot.
Once you see a few bubbles appear on the edge, take it out of the heat, stir the tea and soak it for five minutes.
At the same time, place the chopped white chocolate in a heat-proof bowl and in a pan with only a few inches of almost no bubbling water (
Do not let the water boil; medium-low heat).
Gently melt the chocolate and stir occasionally until smooth.
Remove the bowl from the pan.
Cream injected through fine filtration
Pour it directly into the melted white chocolate and stir to add. (
Discard solids. )
Add vanilla extract.
Let the mixture cool in the refrigerator for about 10 minutes until it is thickened to a recyclable consistency.
Line the baking tray with parchment or silicone lining.
Put the ground almonds in a bowl.
Spoon with two cutlery or a No. 70 disher (1 tablespoon)
Place the truffle mixture with a total of more than 20 knives on the baking tray at a minimum interval of 1 inch.
Refrigerate for about 10 minutes or until strong enough.
Work quickly and roll each part between your hands to form a smooth ball.
Dip each of the almonds into the ground almonds to cover them completely and put them back in the baking tray.
Service or shop once they are firm.
Note: Bake almonds in a small, dry frying pan
Low heat for a few minutes until fragrant, light brown, shake the pan to avoid burning.
Completely cool before use. Per piece (
With half an almond)
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