It's time to host an afternoon tea party with the wow-factor. With sweet treats - decadent and delicate, small and substantial, cute and quirky - and styling ideas to create the most impressive yet achievable table settings, this tantalizing book will inspire you to arrange the ultimate tea party. The themes include: Garden Party, Great Gatsby, Pin-up Glamour, Christmas, Victorian Gothic, Valentine's Day, Modern Fashionista, Royal Tea, Vintage Magic and Burlesque. There are 12 themes to choose from and something to suit any occasion. Recipes include mini eclairs, layer cakes, posset shots, towering cupcakes, dazzling French macarons and other irresistible confections. There are also ideas for savoury treats and simple home-made projects to decorate the table. A real feast for the senses, this book written by pastry chef Bea Vo will make you want to create your own gorgeous themed tea parties at home.
Bea Vo is a chef and the owner of Bea's of Bloomsbury. She trained at Le Cordon Bleu and opened Bea's of Bloomsbury in 2008, with branches in London's Bloomsbury, the City and Chelsea. This is her second book for Ryland Peters & Small, after Tea with Bea.