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Tea and Coffee, Potions and Blends

Poached Pears in Earl Grey Tea, Honey and...

Pears are overlooked in autumn, as apples take top billing but they are so elegant. Small pears, poached in Earl Grey Tea, with some...

Pumpkin Pie Latte

What is more inviting that spice and warmth in a cup? This team blend is a seasonal perk that will make your espresso pot...

Pumpkin Pie Spice Biscotti

These are one of my own go-to favourite recipes. They are crisp and spicy and festive - a wonderful coffee klatch biscotti or gift...

Rhubarb Syrup

Add a few spoonfuls of this beautiful rosy syrup into a glass of sparkling water like Perrier and you’ll have made yourself an ambrosial,...

Russian Tea from Serendipity

This from the Serendipity Parties cookbook, Rizzoli, Universe Publishing, 2008 and is by Stephen Bruce. Russian Tea is a recipe you see around and...

Rustic Oatmeal, Kaumut and Dried Strawberry Health Scones

  What I love about these rustic scones is they are they are very pure of taste – there's no chocolate chips, chunks of Snickers,...

Strawberry Chamomile Tea

This is a post Mother's Day tonic. Mother's Day 2009 has passed and with it, for some, a happy day, replete with family warmth...

Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade


This lovely pink lemonade is an elixir like no other. It makes a...

Summer Smoothies

Cool and refreshing - any time of the year.

Sun Tea

14.00 Sun Tea is the old reliable of ice teas. You slow seep tea...