Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Food Column – Carol Taylor – A – Z of Food ‘T’ for Tea and Toast, Turmeric, Tobasco, Tahini, Tamarind and Elephant’s Ears (it is a T)

The letter T….so many wonderful foods beginning T…and Elephants Ears which are a T…you will have to read on to find out why or do you know already ?

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

This week some favourites from childhood that is still enjoyed by millions today.. and some more unusual foods and methods beginning with the letter ‘T’. 

 Tea and Toast

How many times in your life have you been offered tea and toast. Maybe never but it was something which when I was growing up was a telling example of your class and status.

Drinking tea and eating toast revealed more about you than you could ever imagine…For example, the taking of sugar in your tea was seen as a definite habit of the lower classes…even just a tincy winsy tiny bit more than one spoonful and you were definitely in the lower middle class ( at best)…More than two….working class and not only that cemented your status if you added your milk first and stirred noisily…Working-class…

To the English tea also had practically magical properties and that was across…

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6 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Food Column – Carol Taylor – A – Z of Food ‘T’ for Tea and Toast, Turmeric, Tobasco, Tahini, Tamarind and Elephant’s Ears (it is a T)

    1. CarolCooks2 Post author

      How old are the children that you teach? Yes it would lovely for them to learn about culinary terms from around the world…let me know if they enjoy it please 🙂

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