Cook the Book: English Tea Party

All foodies and tea aficionados welcome to our January session of Cook the Book.

Cook the Book is a monthly foodie meeting of the stomachs with Plano Public Library. Each month has a theme, and for January we’re hosting an afternoon tea. Once you register for the event, be sure to prepare something delicious to “share” virtually with others, including the recipe. Cook the Book meets on Tuesday, January 19 at 1 p.m. via Zoom.

Here is a round up of afternoon tea cookbooks available at the library:

The Official Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea Cookbook Request

Afternoon Tea at the Cutter & Squidge Bakery: Delicious Recipes for Dream Cakes, Biskies, Savouries & More by Annabel Lui Request

The London Ritz Book of Afternoon Tea: The Art and Pleasure of Taking Tea
by Helen Simpson Request

Teatime Birthdays: Afternoon-Tea Celebrations for All Ages Request

Claridge’s: the Cookbook by Martyn Nail Request

Jamie Oliver’s Christmas Cookbook by Jamie Oliver Request

Having Tea: Recipes & Table Settings by Tricia Foley Request

Aran: Recipes and Stories From a Bakery in the Heart of Scotland by Flora Shedden Request

Huckleberry: Stories, Secrets, and Recipes From our Kitchen by Zoe Nathan Request

Entertaining with Mary Berry and Lucy Young by Mary Berry Request

Infused: Adventures in Tea by Henrietta Lovell Request

Sweet Laurel: Recipes for Whole Food, Grain-Free Desserts by Laurel Gallucci Request

Pastry: A Master Class for Everyone, in 150 Photos and 50 Recipes by Richard Bertinet Request

How to Bake by Paul Hollywood Request

The Great British Bake Off: Perfect Cakes and Bakes to Make at Home by Linda Collister Request

Alice Eats: a Wonderland Cookbook by Pierre A. Lameille Request


Be sure to register for our January 19 session to discuss your favorite afternoon tea recipe and treats.

For more Cook the Book book lists, check out the Cook the Book tag.

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