There is no more pleasurable way to wile away a few hours than by indulging in a delectable afternoon tea. In this book, queen of the tea party, Kerstin Rodgers, reveals her secrets - from dressing the table, to baking scrumptious sweet and savoury treats. As well as recipes for classic tea party fare - Scones, Teacakes, Tartlets, Cupcakes, Crumpets, Biscuits, Muffins and more - the book looks beyond finger sandwiches with playful and sophisticated themed teas. Spoil your guests with a decadent Marie Antoinette-inspired party, complete with delicate French Fancies and an impressive Croquembouche tower, or transport them to the mystical East with Bubble Tea, fragrant Lavender Temari Cakes and personalised Fortune Cookies. Packed with recipes for tea party treats, hot and cold drinks and cocktails, as well as tips for creating the right atmosphere, this gorgeous collection is a must-have for any aspiring host looking to create deliciously decadent tea parties at home.