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By Muriel Moffat

A delectable peek on the culture of afternoon tea on the Fairmont Empress lodge -- and the spell binding background of taking tea

Muriel Moffat has been sipping tea at Victoria's storied Empress lodge for 60 years -- and sharing all these attractive cups with 4 generations of Moffats. whilst she poured her love of all issues tea right into a darling little booklet, it quickly turned a bestseller, with 30,000 copies offered from the cabinets of the Empress present store in precisely 5 years.

superbly redesigned and prepared for its booklet exchange debut, Afternoon Tea deals a peek behind the scenes on the incredible lodge, the place afternoon tea has been inquisitive about splendor and gourmand indulgence for the reason that 1908. incorporated are numerous well-loved recipes from the Tea foyer, which has hosted the likes of Queen Elizabeth II, Rudyard Kipling and Shirley Temple.

This fascinating publication is usually a chatty and vibrant historical past of tea and the numerous rituals surrounding it, guaranteed to entertain the amateur and fanatic alike. Steeped in a love of traditions, Ms. Moffat's liked booklet celebrates a littleknown ritual that could simply be the root of every thing necessary -- family members, associates and, in fact, tea."

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Serve dolloped with yoghurt and sprinkled with extra coriander. 6g fibre; 3mg chol; 783mg sodium. 5g fibre; 0mg chol; 140mg sodium. Cook’s note Use a heavy-based pan to help stop rice sticking to the base. net 3 Warm Thai coconut and lemongrass salad Serves 6 Prep 10 minutes (plus cooling time) Cook 15 minutes 1½ cups jasmine rice 1 stalk lemongrass, trimmed, bruised 165ml can coconut milk ½ small red onion, halved, thinly sliced 1 Lebanese cucumber, halved, thinly sliced 1 cup bean sprouts, trimmed 1 cup fresh mint leaves, torn 1 cup fresh coriander leaves, torn 50 super food ideas june 2014 1 small green oak lettuce, leaves separated, torn 200g grape tomatoes, halved ¹⁄ ³ cup lime juice 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely chopped 1 Place rice, lemongrass, coconut milk and 2½ cups cold water in a heavy-based saucepan over medium-high heat.

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