What are the types of tea ceremonies/rituals that serve tea cakes?
Listed are some of the types of ‘teas’ from around the world. Each has a specific menu, time of day and local custom: • High Tea – Served at a high dining table rather than the low tea tables in England during the Victorian Period. Tea, bread, butter, cakes, savories (tiny sandwiches or appetizers), scones (pastries served with jam and Devonshire or clotted cream), pastries (cakes, cookies, shortbread, and sweets. • Low Tea – Served at a sitting room or drawing room where there are low tables—like coffee tables placed near sofas or chairs. • Meat Tea – Working families during the Industrial Revolution enjoyed tea along with meat, bread, butter, pickles and cheese. • Elevenses – Irish families enjoyed tea at 11am with tea and scones during an informal break. Irish tea is strong and robust. • Cream Tea – Consisted of tea, scones, jam and cream. • Light Tea – Just tea, scones and sweets. • Full Tea – Desserts, tea, scones, sweets and savories. • Afternoon Tea – Began in England in the l84