Host a Bloody-Good Tea Party in Honor of the Royal Wedding! (Cocktails and Recipes)
|Tea and Crumpets|
Please do not even consider using the rubbish that has been collecting dust in the back of your cupboard -- an occasion such as this requires only the finest teas, booze, and pastries.
So where is a Yankee to find the suitable components for this royal celebration?
Fear not, my humble fellow Americans. Listed here are the appropriate recipes and a local English market to assist you with your mission on planning the perfect tea party!
The Drambuie English Rose Cocktail
In a Champagne flute, add:
1 Sugar Cube
3 drops Orange Bitters
1 oz. DRAMBUIE
Slowly top with: 4 oz. chilled Blanc de Noirs Champagne
Splash Campari 3 drops Rosewater Garnish with a thinly-sliced strawberry fanned and floated on top.
2 oz. of tea-infused standard Russian vodka
0.25 oz Vermouth
Rinse a chilled martini glass in vermouth. Combine tea-infused Russian standard vodka and ice in a shaker and strain into glass. Garnish with blueberries.
*To make tea-infused vodka, submerge two English Breakfast tea bags in a bottle of Russian standard vodka. Let sit overnight and serve.
Crazy (or should I say mad) for crumpets?
Click here for the perfect recipe!
Click here for tips on how to brew the perfect cup of British tea!
Need a place to shop? Check out:
|Pond Hoppers, Inc.|
2629 N. Ferdal Highway
Fort lauderdale, FL 33306
Pond Hoppers is a local British grocery store that provides a large selection of including such as sausage, bacon, crumpets, scones, clotted cream, digestive biscuits, Eccles cakes, preserves and fine English teas.
They also carry English memrobilia and items of interest.
*FYI: Pond Hoppers, Inc. will be closed April 29, 2011 in observance of the Royal Wedding, so make sure you swing by today!
Visit the www.effingtonpot.com -- you're sure to be the life of the party!