english scones Archive

  • Scottish scones are essentially minimalist, barely sweet and without the gaiety of currants, raisins, dates or dried berries. From the Scottish highlands, scones migrated during industrial revolution time to Britain where it caught the fancies of Duchess of Bedford who initiated the fashionable ritual of “Afternoon tea time” with scones or Scottish quick breads which were usually served with jams and clotted creams. The Victorian etiquettes highlighted the scones so much that it becomes almost synonymous with afternoon tea rituals – “Tea with scones” , complementing each other […]

    Creamy scones with specks of currants

    Scottish scones are essentially minimalist, barely sweet and without the gaiety of currants, raisins, dates or dried berries. From the Scottish highlands, scones migrated during industrial revolution time to Britain where it caught the fancies of Duchess of Bedford who initiated the fashionable ritual of “Afternoon tea time” with scones or Scottish quick breads which were usually served with jams and clotted creams. The Victorian etiquettes highlighted the scones so much that it becomes almost synonymous with afternoon tea rituals – “Tea with scones” , complementing each other […]