For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, it's cold this month! January is the perfect time to cuddle under blankets and enjoy a warm cup of tea. In the US, January is National Hot Tea Month. To celebrate, we've collected some of our favorite tips, treats, and recipes from Poetry Teatime.
With a name like “Poetry Teatime,” you’d think tea was an essential ingredient to the celebration. Whether your family loves tea or avoids it at all costs, there are so many other options for a special “teatime” drink! Check out our list of kid-friendly hot drinks to tempt your tastebuds and keep you cozy during the cold months of the year.
One of the most classic, easiest, and tastiest teatime treats is the traditional tea sandwich. A British high tea always includes scones, cakes, and, of course, a variety bite-sized sandwiches. Read on for some simple ways to bring this treat into your next teatime!
Summer is off to a warm start for folks in the Northern Hemisphere, and it’s the perfect time to add some frozen treats to your teatime. Check out the list below for ways to cool down during teatime!
In the summer when the days are hot,
I like to find a shady spot,
And hardly move a single bit
And sit, and sit, and sit, and sit.*
While you're under that shade tree, have a Poetry Teatime and a summery treat like the strawberry bars below!
“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” - C.S. Lewis
Here's an appropriate treat for Poetry Teatime: a yummy blueberry lemon cake made with Earl Grey tea! Find out more below.
“And when all of the flourless chocolate cakes & chocolate mousse or ganache cakes have come and gone, there will still be nothing like a fudgy brownie, dry & crackled on top, moist & dense within, with a glass of cold milk.” - Richard Sax
Yes, you read that right. Lemon Meringue Pie Ice Cream. Doesn't that sound scrumptious? Beg, borrow, or buy an ice cream maker and try this for Poetry Teatime.