Afternoon tea is more than a meal--it's a moment, an aesthetic, a pose. Afternoon Tea Is the New Happy Hour features more than 75 recipes to make your tea time memorable.
Inside you'll find easy-to-follow recipes to create tea sandwiches, scones, breads, cakes, dips, and, of course--tea. Whether you're throwing a vintage tea party or looking for high tea food ideas, there's something for everyone.
Bestselling author Gail Greco also shares cooking and serving tea tips, tea etiquette, insight on the differences between using tea bags, a tea kettle, and loose leaves, and the lingo used by tea connoisseurs. Gail includes her own food photography which showcases the happy hour crowd pleasers.
In this cookbook, you'll find:
Plenty of tea time favorites, like Apple Hibiscus Tea, Tea Toddy One-Shot, Alice's Sorbet Float Tea, and Basic Barista Tea Latte with Rooibos. For appetizers Gail shares Cheddar Ranch Crab Dip, Spicey Baked Artichoke Bruschetta, Pizza Cupcakes, and Mini Soft Baked Pretzels. If you're craving sandwiches, you'll find Pimento Pita Pocket Poufs and Food Truck Zone Shrimp/Corn ' Wiches. And to keep everyone excited, you'll find Tea-Thyme Ginger Bars, Glazed Lemon Loaf Cake, Teasicles, Potato Chip Walnut Tartlets, and Puddle-of-Chocolate and Chai Pots de Crème. There's something for everyone!
This beautiful cookbook will provide you with the high tea food ideas you can't find anywhere else. Afternoon Tea Is the New Happy Hour is a wildly creative mix of vintage and modern. Pinkies up, it's tea time!
Inspired by teas and new ways to serve them, Gail Greco wrote and photographed the 75+ recipes in her third book on tea, Afternoon Tea is the New Happy Hour.
Gail Greco A two-time award-winning news journalist, Gail also writes about food and home lifestyles. She has authored 16 cookbooks, plus edited and produced many for chefs, organizations, and home cooks. She wrote, directed, and produced hundreds of original social media recipe videos for DuPont Non-Stick Cookware Surfaces and for Boar’s Head Deli Provisions. She was executive food editor for the Discovery Channel’s World Class Cuisine TV series where she advanced her cooking craft under the world’s top chefs. With one hand on the keyboard and with the other holding a teacup, she works by the balmy Gulf waters of southwest Florida and on a mountain peak in western North Carolina.