Scones, Muffins & Tea Cakes

New Cookbook Offers Dainty Delectables for Tea-Time or Anytime
Scones, Muffins & Tea Cakes  

Recently the pleasures of tea have experienced a renaissance. Specialty tea shops are popping up everywhere, and there is a renewed interest in beautiful "tea things," pots, cups, saucers, strainers and trays. What better way to enjoy a lovely cup of tea than to pair it with a delicious homemade treat? Collins Publishers new Scones, Muffins & Tea Cakes (Hardcover; $12.95; January 1996) offers dozens of tasty options for the tea table, including whole wheat peach muffins, buttermilk scones with dried cranberries, and tomato spice tea bread.

Scones, Muffins & Tea Cakes features beautiful full-color photography and recipes drawn from Collins' award-winning Country Garden Cookbook series. Editor Heidi Cusick also offers entertaining tips and themed tea-party menus such as "Sunday Morning on the Verandah," and "A Victorian Christmas Tea."

Ideal as a hostess gift, or tucked into a gift basket, Scones, Muffins & Tea Cakes is available at book, gift and gourmet stores, or by calling 1-800-331-3761.

About the Editor

Heidi Cusick is a food writer and cooking instructor, and the author of Soul & Spice and Sonoma: The Ultimate Winery Guide. She contributes regularly to the Chronicle, Los Angeles Times and Washington Post. She lives in Mendocino, California.


Scones, Muffins & Tea Cakes

A Mother's Day Spring Breakfast
About the Book
Prizewinning Orange Scones with Berries and Cream
Mango and Crystallized Ginger Quick Bread
Apricot and Orange Marmalade
Lemon Sandwiches
Parmesan and Black Pepper Pillows
Parsley and Chive Butter or Tomato Tapenade
Artist's Palette Herb Flower Canapes

Recipe from:
Scones, Muffins & Tea Cakes
Edited by Heidi Cusick
Photographs by Kathryn Kleinman and Deborah Jones
6-1/2"x 6-1/2"; 96 pages; hardcover
54 recipes; 54 photographs $12.95
HarperCollins, 1996
ISBN: 0-00-225201-5
Information is provided by HarperCollins


Mother's Day Gift and Menu Guide

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