French butter cookies are believed to have originated in Normandy in 1670. Often just called Sables, which is the French word for sand, these shortbread-style cookies are buttery, delicate, and delicious. But take care to use a good European-style butter, because the higher fat percentage will help produce the right texture. Our version is made […]
The St. James Greats
The St. James Teas
Loose Leaf Tea
The St. James Market boasts more than fifty high-quality teas and a variety of tea-making accoutrements to ensure your daily cuppa is always at hand and your special tea party is a delicious success. Taste the featured tea at our Tea Bar, or join us for a special event to learn a special recipe! New to tea? Not sure where to start? Ask our knowledgeable staff! Each of our teas is unique as its own character...perhaps you’ll hear a story or two!
Brisk weather is just around the corner, and The St. James Market is stocking up on the well-loved autumn staples of wool hats and cozy scarves.
The most recent edition in the Maggie Hope series by Susan Elia MacNeal: The Prisoner in the Castle. November, 1942.
Featured Pattern: Pixel Black Rose. This new porcelain cuddles quite perfectly in the themes of the season.
We are overjoyed to be honoring Adrianna as our Employee of the Month this September. Adrianna has been with the Tearoom since December of 2015 in every capacity she can find! She has served our guests as a Server, Market Attendant, and Shift Leader. Behind the scenes, she diligently cleans the Tearoom every week, makes […]
This banoffee pie recipe (banana + toffee = banoffee) is our take on the classic British dessert that we imagine could have been one of the selection of pies that Professor Slughorn passed around on the Hogwarts Express at his first meeting of the “Slug Club” at the beginning of Harry Potter and the Half […]
This August, we are honoring Chloe-Joy as our Employee of the Month! Chloe has been with The St. James Tearoom as a Server since March of 2018. During her time with us, she has been a constant presence of grace and cheerfulness. Chloe remains ever positive and kind to those around her. Her quiet sense […]
Dainty, flaky plum turnovers are just the sort of thing one could imagine eating on a picnic blanket at Pemberley or Netherfield Park. For this easy version of the treat, a sweet and tart homemade plum jam is encased in puff pastry for the perfect handheld delight. Serve these plum turnovers with hot or iced […]