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After five years at Oxford, where she gained a M. Litt. degree for a thesis called Unreasonable Laughter in Restoration Comedy, Helen Simpson won the Vogue Talent Contest. The next five years have been spent working at Vogue, writing about travel, shops and food, as well as interviews and fictions.
This book was fun to read and learn from. I used a recipe or two out of it and found the food was very good.Published 3 months ago by J. Moore
I bought this book at the Ritz, when I had afternoon tea there, and have treasured it ever since. I saved the menu from that lovely day and keep it inside the book. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Explorer's Mom
With sketches and recipes depicting the rare fare of an afternoon tea in London's Ritz, folk in the antipodes can emulate the luxury, tastefulness and pleasure of having afternoon... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Keira DVD reviews
This book was one of several I bought at the same time. Nice recipes, but a little small in content.Published 10 months ago by Chilton
This is the fourth time I've bought this book - it's great gift for tea lovers. It will make you wish you lived in a more genteel time of quiet gatherings for tea and cakes.Published 10 months ago by P. King
I like reading through this book and it gave many good ideas. There is no more to say, but I must input more blablabla.Published 12 months ago by Kathy C. Skywalker
i love the history in this book, i love how the images are in keeping with the victorian & edwardian times discussed in the book, & i love how the wording,... Read more
This is a fun read for anyone who enjoys "taking tea." I confess that I have not tried any of the recipes as yet, but none of them seem to be overly difficult.Published 16 months ago by Lloyd Colson
I must have misread the book discription as I was expecting a coffe table book and received something the size and thickness of a children's book. Read morePublished on March 14, 2012 by The Gengerbread Man