Strawberry Jam, Scones and an Invitation to Tea

By Mildred Jones The tradition for Afternoon Tea dates back to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford in the early 19th century. The story is told that, serving dinner as late as 9:00 pm left the Duchess hungry. To stave off the hunger pangs, she would ask for tea, bread, and cakes to be brought to her. The habit soon developed into a custom and … Continue reading Strawberry Jam, Scones and an Invitation to Tea