Gaskell Blog © Katherine C.
Mr. Buxton has asked some of your mamma’s old friends to tea, as I am not able to go down. But I think, Dawson, I must have these two little girls to tea with me.
Some of the treats that may have been served at Mrs. Buxton’s tea with the children.
Bread with Lemon Curd
A popular Victorian cake with nutmeg, and caraway-seeds
Cucumber or other Tea Sandwiches