I always think it’s important to have a variety of different teas for guests, and when it comes to afternoon tea it’s definitely nice to mix it up. The Afternoon Tea Collection is perfect for this, as it comes with Earl Grey, Traditional Afternoon, English Breakfast and Peppermint; something for everyone. And the packaging is so pretty too - making it an ideal gift.
A Darjeeling has a really rich taste and, whilst it is a black tea, it’s a lot lighter than many other black teas, so it’s ideal if you’re drinking plenty of tea with your cake and sarnies. But, if you’re looking for something fresher then you can’t go wrong with a classic Earl Grey or Peppermint tea.
When it comes to table styling, I prefer a much more rustic looking table with lots of fresh flowers and pretty napkins and of course my mismatched china. But there are so many different ways to style your table - the key is to just have some fun and enjoy a good cuppa and cake with friends.