Putting the TEA in TEAm!
[caption id="attachment_1429" align="aligncenter" width="700"] A Team for Tea[/caption]Meeting up with the PEI Mud Men Rugby Team was, you might say, a little different kind of tea experience than Lady Baker's...Read more
Variations on a Theme
Breakfast Blends are traditional blends of black teas originating most often from India (Assam), Ceylon and Kenya and sometimes China. They are the most popular blended teas and the most common...Read more
A 'God Moment'
There is something that everyone in this world has in common: a birthday! [caption id="attachment_1388" align="aligncenter" width="1937"] Granddaughter Ruby has been added to our summer birthdays. She loved the tea...Read more
A brief history of tea & porcelain
This is a big year of celebration on Prince Edward Island. It has been 150 years since the Charlottetown Conference that led to the creation of Canada.During the 19th century,...Read more
Here are some samples from letters and postcards that I wrote home while hiking in Britain a number of years ago.“It’s beautiful here in an old stone house on the...Read more
A Literary Tea
I don’t think I ever sit to read without a cup of tea! Many fine authors and poets did too. One of my favourite tea quotes is C. S. Lewis’ “You can...Read more
Summer in a Glass
“Hey Lady Baker, what iced teas are on tap today?”Summer is short in this Atlantic province, but in late May I start getting requests at the Farmers’ Market for iced tea.Canadians...Read more
Oh that strawberry!
[caption id="attachment_1274" align="aligncenter" width="537"] Shawny's Chilled Strawberry Rhubarb Soup[/caption]What is a member of the rose bush family, on average has 200 seeds, and is shaped like a heart? Strawberries, strawberries,...Read more
Afternoon tea with Lady Baker's lemon curd
“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.”― Luciano PavarottiI would...Read more
Not Your Average Tea Party!
Have you ever thought that having a tea party just wasn’t up your alley? Maybe you have certain tea party imagery that is too inconvenient for you to replicate. I...Read more
Tipple in a tea cup
Tipple is the slang term for an alcoholic beverage.From about 1907 to 1948 prohibition was encouraged in Prince Edward Island and for shorter periods in other provinces in Canada, mostly...Read more