Diamond Jubilee

Jun 01

Here today, Scone tomorrow

Scones, how very British. A perfect way to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee by having afternoon tea with your best china tea-set, scones, butter or cream and strawberry jam. Scones origins are widely debated, but in Britain they are mainly to be found in Scotland, and the South-West of England where they are a component of …

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May 31

A Diamond Jubilee Cocktail – ‘On the throne’

It is well known that Queen Elizabeth likes a Dubonnet and Gin before lunch each day, a drink she inherited from her mother, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Once before a trip she was noted to have said. “…I think that I will take two small bottles of Dubonnet and gin with me this morning, …

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May 30

Diamond Jubilee Party Food Ideas

This weekend, starting 2nd June 2012, marks the celebration of Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee, and also her official birthday on June 4th. Garden and street parties will be held in the UK, the Commonwealth and by British ex-pats throughout the world this weekend to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 60 years on the throne, the only …

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