"Originally created in the 1730s for well-heeled customers journeying to their country estates, Fortnum & Mason’s signature hampers are hailed as "the world's best-travelled tuck boxes" – dispatched to every possible location, from the slopes of Everest to the lawns of Twickenham. They're now available here in the States too, exclusively at Williams Sonoma. Fortnum & Mason's wicker hamper offers an assortment of Piccadilly favorites, with preserves and teas, biscuits and truffles to bring a royal taste of England to breakfast, teatime or whenever a sweet tooth strikes."
"Suppliers of tea to Britain's royal family for over 300 years, Fortnum & Mason is a destination for fine tea from faraway lands. This assortment includes six of the company's most popular loose-leaf teas: Royal Blend, Breakfast Blend, Afternoon Blend, Queen Anne Blend, Earl Grey Classic and Smoky Earl Grey – all packed in Fortnum & Mason's signature mini tins."
"The memories of being a kid has its special place in a person’s heart. With time, this attachment feels stronger and dearer. This Christmas, we celebrate those times with this special collection that has been designed to evoke old memories that are never forgotten yet seldom visited. Happy Holidays!"
Some deliciously festive Christmas tea, perfect for the holidays. Easily found online or at local markets. Assembled in a gift basket, these teas, along with a holiday mug or teacup would be a gift any tea lover would cherish!
"Mrs. Patmore's Pudding Tea: This decadent dessert tea has the homemade flavors of vanilla cake drizzled with rich caramel sauce. The full-bodied base of premium black tea lends itself well to a splash of milk, making it a perfect afternoon tea to partner with puddings, scones and shortbread."
"Darren McGrady, personal chef to Princess Diana and chef to the royal family for fifteen years, has collected more than 100 recipes in Eating Royally and behind-the-scenes stories that offer insight into the royal family's lives. From hearty cooking to gourmet eating, these dishes will impress even the most discerning palates. Recipes include traditional English fare, and, of course, royal favorites."