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A literary tea party : blends and treats for Alice, Bilbo, Dorothy, Jo, and book lovers everywhere /

by Walsh, Alison (Food writer) [author.]; Letourneau, Sara [author of introduction.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2018]Description: ix, 146 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781510729100; 1510729100.Subject(s): Cooking | Tea | Books and reading | COOKING / Beverages / Coffee & Tea | COOKING / Courses & Dishes / Brunch & Tea Time | COOKING / Courses & Dishes / Confectionery | COOKING / Courses & Dishes / Sandwiches | Literary cookbooks | Nonfiction | Cookbooks
Contents:
Introduction -- A Letter from the Author -- Tips, Tricks, and Substitutions -- Themed Tea Party Ideas -- SAVORIES: Apple of Life Bites / The Chronicles of Narnia ; Badger's Set Salad Bits / The Borrowers ; Big Apple Hand Pies / James and the Giant Peach ; Bread and Butterflies / Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ; Cracked China Deviled Eggs / The Wonderful Wizard of Oz ; Deeper 'n Ever Turnip 'n Tater 'n Beetroot Pie / Redwall ; Delicious Avalon Apple Tart / King Arthur ; Devils on Horseback: Bacon-Wrapped Dates / The Phantom of the Opera ; Hannah's Muffs: Sweet Potato Bacon Pastries / Little Women ; Haycorns for Piglet / Winnie-the-Pooh ; Miss Marple's "Pocket Full of Rye" Tea Sandwiches / Agatha Christie ; Mr. and Mrs. Beaver's Ham Sandwiches / The Chronicles of Narnia ; Panther's Pasties / Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ; Phantom's Savory Apple Rose Tartlets / The Phantom of the Opera ; Poetical Egg Salad Sandwiches / Anne of Green Gables ; Scotch Eggs / The Chronicles of Narnia ; Sherlock's Steak Sandwiches / Sherlock Holmes ; Stuffed Button Mushrooms / Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ; Sword in the Stone Cheese Bites / King Arthur -- BREAD & MUFFINS: Arctic Trail Coffee Muffins / White Fang ; Beorn's Honey Nut Banana Bread / The Hobbit ; Blackberry Lemon Sweet Rolls / A Little Princess ; Blood Orange Scones / Sherlock Holmes ; Hot Cross Currant Buns / The Secret Garden ; Star-Crossed Focaccia with Parmesan Chive Butter / Romeo and Juliet ; Toasted Cheese Buns / Treasure Island -- SWEETS: Arrietty's Mini Cherry Cakes / The Borrowers ; Candied Flower Cookies / The Secret Garden ; Cyclone Cookies / The Wonderful Wizard of Oz ; Candied Nuts with Meadowcream / Redwall ; Dark Chocolate Earl Grey Lavender Truffles / Sherlock Holmes ; Delicious Death Chocolate Cake / Agatha Christie ; Dragon Scale Madeleines / The Hobbit ; Eeyore's Birthday Cake / Winnie-the-Pooh ; Fairy Dust Star Cookies / Peter Pan ; Hercule Poirot's Creme de Menthe Truffles / Agatha Christie ; Jo's Gingerbread / Little Women ; Lavender Lemon Eclairs / The Secret Garden ; Lemon Turkish Delight / The Chronicles of Narnia ; Long John's Lime Cookies / Treasure Island ; Peppermint Humbugs / A Christmas Carol ; Queen of Hearts' Painted Rose Cupcakes / Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ; Romeo's Sighs and Juliet's Kisses / Romeo and Juliet ; Sara Crewe's Rose Cake / A Little Princess ; Tom Sawyer's Whitewashed Mini Jelly Doughnuts / The Adventures of Tom Sawyer -- HOMEMADE TEA BLENDS: Abbot's Chocolate Hazelnut Tea / Redwall ; Arrietty's Cherry Tree Tea / The Borrowers ; Becky's White Peach Tea / The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ; Bilbo's Breakfast Brew / The Hobbit ; Christmas Tea with Scrooge / A Christmas Carol ; Deduction: A Sherlock Tea / Sherlock Holmes ; Drink Me Tea / Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ; Emerald City Tea / The Wonderful Wizard of Oz ; Hundred Acre Tea / Winnie-the-Pooh ; Jo's Gingerbread Tea / Little Women ; Lone Wolf Tea / White Fang ; Long John's Island Blend / Treasure Island ; Lover's Tea / Romeo and Juliet ; Masquerade Tea / The Phantom of the Opera ; Miss Mary's Garden Blend / The Secret Garden ; Once and Future Tea / King Arthur ; Poirot's Chocolate Mate Tea / Agatha Christie ; Princess Sara's Chocolate Chai / A Little Princess ; Quoth the Raven / Edgar Allen Poe ; Raspberry Cordial Tea / Anne of Green Gables ; Second Star to the Right / Peter Pan ; Summery Peach Tea / James and the Giant Peach ; Tea with Tumnus / The Chronicles of Narnia -- TEA ALTERNATIVES: Autumn Harvest Cider / Redwall ; Hundred Acre Hot Chocolate / Winnie-the-Pooh ; London Fog Lattes / Sherlock Holmes ; Raspberry Cordial / Anne of Green Gables ; White Witch Hot Chocolate / The Chronicles of Narnia -- Conversion Table -- Reference List -- Index
Summary: "Tea and books: the perfect pairing. There's nothing quite like sitting down to a good book on a lovely afternoon with a steaming cup of tea beside you, as you fall down the rabbit hole into the imaginative worlds of Alice in Wonderland, The Hobbit, and Sherlock Holmes . . . Fire up your literary fancies and nibble your way through delicate sweets and savories with A Literary Afternoon Tea, which brings food from classic books to life with a teatime twist. Featuring fifty-five perfectly portioned recipes for an afternoon getaway, including custom homemade tea blends and beverages, you will have everything you need to plan an elaborate tea party. Accompanied with photographs and book quotes, these recipes, inspired by the great works of literature, will complement any good book for teatime reading and eating."--Provided by publisher.
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For fans of Jane Austen, Mark Twain, Agatha Christie, Robert Louis Stevenson, William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, and more, a literary-inspired cookbook for voracious readers and tea lovers everywhere <br> <br> Tea and books: the perfect pairing. There's nothing quite like sitting down to a good book on a lovely afternoon with a steaming cup of tea beside you, as you fall down the rabbit hole into the imaginative worlds of Alice in Wonderland , The Hobbit , and The Chronicles of Narnia .<br> <br> Fire up your literary fancies and nibble your way through delicate sweets and savories with A Literary Tea Party , which brings food from classic books to life with a teatime twist. Featuring fifty-five perfectly portioned recipes for an afternoon getaway, including custom homemade tea blends and beverages, you will have everything you need to plan an elaborate tea party. Cook up and enjoy:<br> Turkish Delight while sipping on the White Witch's Hot Chocolate from The Chronicles of Narnia Drink Me Tea with the Queen of Hearts's Painted Rose Cupcakes from Alice in Wonderland Eeyore's "Hipy Bthuthday" Cake with Hundred Acre Hot Chocolate from Winnie the Pooh Hannah's Sweet Potato Bacon Pastries and Jo's Gingerbread from Little Women Tom Sawyer's Whitewashed Jelly Doughnuts from Tom Sawyer And more! <br> Come relax with Sherlock Holmes, Long John Silver, Winnie-the Pooh, Bilbo Baggins, Ebeneezer Scrooge, and more. Accompanied with photographs and book quotes, these recipes, inspired by the great works of literature, will complement any good book for teatime reading and eating.

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Tea and books: the perfect pairing. There's nothing quite like sitting down to a good book on a lovely afternoon with a steaming cup of tea beside you, as you fall down the rabbit hole into the imaginative worlds of Alice in Wonderland, The Hobbit, and Sherlock Holmes . . . Fire up your literary fancies and nibble your way through delicate sweets and savories with A Literary Afternoon Tea, which brings food from classic books to life with a teatime twist. Featuring fifty-five perfectly portioned recipes for an afternoon getaway, including custom homemade tea blends and beverages, you will have everything you need to plan an elaborate tea party. Accompanied with photographs and book quotes, these recipes, inspired by the great works of literature, will complement any good book for teatime reading and eating."--Provided by publisher.

Introduction -- A Letter from the Author -- Tips, Tricks, and Substitutions -- Themed Tea Party Ideas -- SAVORIES: Apple of Life Bites / The Chronicles of Narnia ; Badger's Set Salad Bits / The Borrowers ; Big Apple Hand Pies / James and the Giant Peach ; Bread and Butterflies / Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ; Cracked China Deviled Eggs / The Wonderful Wizard of Oz ; Deeper 'n Ever Turnip 'n Tater 'n Beetroot Pie / Redwall ; Delicious Avalon Apple Tart / King Arthur ; Devils on Horseback: Bacon-Wrapped Dates / The Phantom of the Opera ; Hannah's Muffs: Sweet Potato Bacon Pastries / Little Women ; Haycorns for Piglet / Winnie-the-Pooh ; Miss Marple's "Pocket Full of Rye" Tea Sandwiches / Agatha Christie ; Mr. and Mrs. Beaver's Ham Sandwiches / The Chronicles of Narnia ; Panther's Pasties / Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ; Phantom's Savory Apple Rose Tartlets / The Phantom of the Opera ; Poetical Egg Salad Sandwiches / Anne of Green Gables ; Scotch Eggs / The Chronicles of Narnia ; Sherlock's Steak Sandwiches / Sherlock Holmes ; Stuffed Button Mushrooms / Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ; Sword in the Stone Cheese Bites / King Arthur -- BREAD & MUFFINS: Arctic Trail Coffee Muffins / White Fang ; Beorn's Honey Nut Banana Bread / The Hobbit ; Blackberry Lemon Sweet Rolls / A Little Princess ; Blood Orange Scones / Sherlock Holmes ; Hot Cross Currant Buns / The Secret Garden ; Star-Crossed Focaccia with Parmesan Chive Butter / Romeo and Juliet ; Toasted Cheese Buns / Treasure Island -- SWEETS: Arrietty's Mini Cherry Cakes / The Borrowers ; Candied Flower Cookies / The Secret Garden ; Cyclone Cookies / The Wonderful Wizard of Oz ; Candied Nuts with Meadowcream / Redwall ; Dark Chocolate Earl Grey Lavender Truffles / Sherlock Holmes ; Delicious Death Chocolate Cake / Agatha Christie ; Dragon Scale Madeleines / The Hobbit ; Eeyore's Birthday Cake / Winnie-the-Pooh ; Fairy Dust Star Cookies / Peter Pan ; Hercule Poirot's Creme de Menthe Truffles / Agatha Christie ; Jo's Gingerbread / Little Women ; Lavender Lemon Eclairs / The Secret Garden ; Lemon Turkish Delight / The Chronicles of Narnia ; Long John's Lime Cookies / Treasure Island ; Peppermint Humbugs / A Christmas Carol ; Queen of Hearts' Painted Rose Cupcakes / Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ; Romeo's Sighs and Juliet's Kisses / Romeo and Juliet ; Sara Crewe's Rose Cake / A Little Princess ; Tom Sawyer's Whitewashed Mini Jelly Doughnuts / The Adventures of Tom Sawyer -- HOMEMADE TEA BLENDS: Abbot's Chocolate Hazelnut Tea / Redwall ; Arrietty's Cherry Tree Tea / The Borrowers ; Becky's White Peach Tea / The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ; Bilbo's Breakfast Brew / The Hobbit ; Christmas Tea with Scrooge / A Christmas Carol ; Deduction: A Sherlock Tea / Sherlock Holmes ; Drink Me Tea / Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ; Emerald City Tea / The Wonderful Wizard of Oz ; Hundred Acre Tea / Winnie-the-Pooh ; Jo's Gingerbread Tea / Little Women ; Lone Wolf Tea / White Fang ; Long John's Island Blend / Treasure Island ; Lover's Tea / Romeo and Juliet ; Masquerade Tea / The Phantom of the Opera ; Miss Mary's Garden Blend / The Secret Garden ; Once and Future Tea / King Arthur ; Poirot's Chocolate Mate Tea / Agatha Christie ; Princess Sara's Chocolate Chai / A Little Princess ; Quoth the Raven / Edgar Allen Poe ; Raspberry Cordial Tea / Anne of Green Gables ; Second Star to the Right / Peter Pan ; Summery Peach Tea / James and the Giant Peach ; Tea with Tumnus / The Chronicles of Narnia -- TEA ALTERNATIVES: Autumn Harvest Cider / Redwall ; Hundred Acre Hot Chocolate / Winnie-the-Pooh ; London Fog Lattes / Sherlock Holmes ; Raspberry Cordial / Anne of Green Gables ; White Witch Hot Chocolate / The Chronicles of Narnia -- Conversion Table -- Reference List -- Index

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 1)
  • A Letter from the Author (p. 3)
  • Tips, Tricks, and Substitutions (p. 5)
  • Themed Tea Party Ideas (p. 7)
  • Savories (p. 10)
  • Apple of Life Bites The Chronicles of Narnia (p. 13)
  • Badger's Set Salad Bites The Borrowers (p. 15)
  • Big Apple Hand Pies James and the Giant Peach (p. 17)
  • Bread and Butterflies Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (p. 19)
  • Cracked China Deviled Eggs The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (p. 21)
  • Deeper 'n Ever Turnip'n Tater 'n Beetroot Pie Redwall (p. 23)
  • Delicious Avalon Apple Tart King Arthur (p. 25)
  • Devils on Horseback: Bacon-Wrapped Dates The Phantom of the Opera (p. 27)
  • Hannah's Muffs: Sweet Potato Bacon Pastries LittleWomen (p. 29)
  • Haycorns for Piglet Winnie-the-Pooh (p. 31)
  • Miss Marple's "Pocket Full of Rye" Tea Sandwiches Agatha Christie (p. 32)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Beaver's Ham Sandwiches The Chronicles of Narnia (p. 35)
  • Panther's Pasties Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (p. 37)
  • Phantom's Savory Apple Rose Tartlets The Phantom of the Opera (p. 39)
  • Poetical Egg Salad Sandwiches Anne of Green Gables (p. 41)
  • Scotch Eggs The Chronicles of Narnia (p. 43)
  • Sherlock's Steak Sandwiches Sherlock Holmes (p. 45)
  • Stuffed Button Mushrooms Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (p. 46)
  • Sword in the Stone Cheese Bites KingArthur (p. 47)
  • Bread & Muffins (p. 48)
  • Arctic Trail Coffee Muffins White Fang (p. 51)
  • Beorn's Honey Nut Banana Bread The Hobbit (p. 53)
  • Blackberry Lemon Sweet Rolls A Little Princess (p. 55)
  • Blood Orange Scones Sherlock Holmes (p. 57)
  • Hot Cross Currant Buns The Secret Garden (p. 60)
  • Star-Crossed Focaccia with Parmesan Chive Butter Romeo and Juliet (p. 63)
  • Toasted Cheese Buns Treasure Island (p. 65)
  • Sweets (p. 66)
  • Arrietty's Mini Cherry Cakes The Borrowers (p. 69)
  • Candied Flower Cookies The Secret Garden (p. 71)
  • Cyclone Cookies The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (p. 73)
  • Candled Nuts with Meadowcream Redwall (p. 77)
  • Dark Chocolate Earl Grey Lavender Truffles Sherlock Holmes (p. 79)
  • Delicious Death Chocolate Cake Agatha Christie (p. 81)
  • Dragon Scale Madeleines The Hobbit (p. 85)
  • Eeyore's Birthday Cake Winnie-the-Pooh (p. 87)
  • Fairy Dust Star Cookies Peter Pan (p. 89)
  • Hercule Poirots Créme de Mentine Truffles Agatha Christie (p. 93)
  • Jo's Gingerbread Little Women (p. 94)
  • Lavender Lemon Eclairs The Secret Garden (p. 97)
  • Lemon Turkish Delight The Chronicles of Narnia (p. 99)
  • Long John's Lime Cookies Treasure Island (p. 103)
  • Peppermint Humbugs A Christmas Carol (p. 104)
  • Queen of Hearts' Painted Rose Cupcakes Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (p. 107)
  • Romeo's Sighs and Juliet's Kisses Romeo and Juliet (p. 109)
  • Sara Crewe's Rose Cake A Little Princess (p. 111)
  • Tom Sawyer's Whitewashed Mini Jelly Doughnuts The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (p. 115)
  • Homemade Tea Blends (p. 116)
  • Abbot's Chocolate Hazelnut Tea Redwall (p. 119)
  • Arrietty's Cherry Tree Tea The Borrowers (p. 119)
  • Becky's White Peach Tea The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (p. 119)
  • Bilbo's Breakfast Brew The Hobbit (p. 120)
  • Christmas Tea with Scrooge A Christmas Carol (p. 120)
  • Deduction: A Sherlock Tea Sherlock Holmes (p. 120)
  • Drink Me Tea Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (p. 121)
  • Emerald City Tea The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (p. 121)
  • Hundred Acre Tea Winnie-the-Pooh (p. 121)
  • Jo's Gingerbread Tea Little Women (p. 122)
  • Lone Wolf Tea White Fang (p. 122)
  • Long John's Island Blend Treasure Island (p. 122)
  • Lovers' Tea Romeo and Juliet (p. 123)
  • Masquerade Tea The Phantom of the Opera (p. 123)
  • Miss Mary's Garden Blend The Secret Garden (p. 123)
  • Once and Future Tea King Arthur (p. 124)
  • Poirot's Chocolate Mate Tea Agatha Christie (p. 124)
  • Princess Sara's Chocolate Chai A Little Princess (p. 124)
  • Quoth the Raven Edgar Allen Poe (p. 125)
  • Raspberry Cordial Tea Anne of Green Gables (p. 125)
  • Second Star to the Right Peter Pan (p. 125)
  • Summery Peach Tea James and the Giant Peach (p. 126)
  • Tea with Tumnus the Chronicles of Narnia (p. 126)
  • Tea Alternatives (p. 128)
  • Autumn Harvest Cider Redwall (p. 131)
  • Hundred Acre Hot Chocolate Winnie-the-Pooh (p. 133)
  • London Fog Lattes Sherlock Holmes (p. 135)
  • Raspberry Cordial Anne of Green Gables (p. 137)
  • White Witch Hot Chocolate the Chronicles of Narnia (p. 139)
  • Conversion Table (p. 140)
  • Reference List (p. 141)
  • Index (p. 143)

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