“I do find joy, even in this current situation. True joy in life does not come from focusing on ourselves, but from focusing on others, pouring out all the love, kindness, and forgiveness we have/can.” – Shannon Ferrell Shannon and Shanda are two of our lovely guests who have been coming to the tearoom […]
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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!
Just like the novel Around the World in 80 Days, our recipe for Mushroom Ragout on Polenta was inspired by the human spirit of adventure and exploration. Specifically focusing on exploring flavors from around Italy, these treats include polenta, crimini mushrooms, and Marsala wine, among other things. These savory delicacies make wonderful canapes or appetizers, […]
Inspired by the cold butterbeer mentioned throughout the Harry Potter stories, our Butterbeer Ice Cream Floats make the perfect sweet treat on a hot summer day. Caramelly, creamy, and cold, these Butterbeer Floats are well-balanced, not too sweet, and very refreshing. They are also extremely easy to make! We paired ours with some cream scones, […]
Our Summer Berry Bread Pudding recipe was inspired by the British Regency Era and celebrates one of the best parts of summer—berries. In Jane Austen’s day traditional British puddings were regularly part of large meals. In fact, Jane Austen’s mother, Cassandra, once contributed a traditional British pudding recipe written in witty verse to a book […]
These White Cheddar and Black Pepper Scones are sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Take the time to grind the pepper when you make them and it will really shine through. We also recommend a really nice sharp white cheddar to balance the spicy pepper and give a nice crunch on […]
Journaling can be a perfect habit to form to help slow down. It can be used to organize thoughts for a new story, document the day for future nostalgia, practice drawing, or simply a place to pour your thoughts into the pages to give clearer vision.
As we are unable to travel much farther than our own backyards, we hope you may find a place of peace and respite in your little corner.
Light and sweet with just a little pucker, these Lime Mousse Tarts are a refreshing dessert for summer! Featuring freshly squeezed lime juice, lime zest, whipped cream, and flaky tart shells, they’re just the sort of whimsical treat we would expect to find on a tea table in Wonderland! Enjoy these little tarts with a […]
Our fudgy, chocolate & orange blossom cookies are the perfect spring treat. Combining the fresh flavors of orange, blackberry, cream, and chocolate, these flower-shaped cookies are elegant, yet so easy to make. Though we specify using a fluted or flower-shaped cookie cutter for maximum cuteness, you can use a round cookie cutter or another shape […]