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Mince Pie is a Tasty British Christmas Tradition

Mince Pie is a Tasty British Christmas Tradition

In England, Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without mince pies.ย Mince pie isย such a huge part of British Christmas tradition that it's hard to imagine Christmas without it.ย 
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Minceย pie isย short crust pastryย filled with sweet mincemeat. No, there is noย meat in it. Mincemeat is a mixture of dried fruits, sugar, and spices.ย 
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In London, my brothers and Iย would enjoy mince pies byย eating them warmย and with cream. And, as a tradition, we always hadย mince piesย after...


Our chocolate Bourbon biscuits are great for dunking into tea

Bourbon biscuit

"There's too much Bourbon in this Party" -said no one ever

We like to think thatย this also applies to our homemade made-to-order Bourbon biscuits.

This chocolate flavoured biscuit sandwiched with chocolate buttercream inside is one of the more popular biscuits in the United Kingdom for dunking into tea. It is named "Bourbon" not because it contains bourbon (sorry whiskey lovers), but because it is named after the Bourbon royal line of France and Spain.

Want to try this English classic?

Ourย Bourbon Biscuits are available by the dozen or you can try it...


How to Plan for Afternoon Tea at Home

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Want to plan for an Afternoon Tea at home but don't know where to start? Below is a list of things you'll need for both casual and formal setting.

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Cups
Teaspoons
Sugar
Milk
Tea
Hot water
Water
Water glasses
Napkins
Butter knife
Sandwiches
English Scones (not American scones)
English Baked Goodsย 
Clotted cream
Jam
Spoons for cream and jam
And of course....
English Tea