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The Cream Tea

The Dales Chef

Friday, 28 June 2024 - 6 minutes

Bruce Elsworth, The Dales Chef investigates one of the nation's favourites - the Cream Tea.  Quintessentially British and a firm favourite when we are out and about or in the company of friends.

It’s evolved into afternoon tea but originated in Devon as a way to feed the workers – jam and cream on bread.  How it's evolved!

Talking about Devon – Cornwall also lays claim to the origins of the Cream Tea.  And famous suppliers of clotted cream and Strawberry Jam got together to create National Cream Tea Day.

And if you want to know more about the accepted etiquette on eating your cream tea - you'll find ONE way here!

So, what’s the right way to enjoy your fresh scone – jam then cream.. or cream then jam?  Find out the definitive answer in today's episode of The Dales Chef.

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