He made up his mind to eat less, but unfortunately it was not possible to carry out this brilliant idea when he wakened each morning with an amazing appetite and the table near his sofa was set with a breakfast of home-made bread and fresh butter, snow-white eggs, raspberry jam and clotted cream.
You can trifle with your breakfast and seem to disdain your dinner if you are full to the brim with roasted eggs and potatoes and richly frothed new milk and oatcakes and buns and heather honey and clotted cream.
It just burst out because all at once I couldn't help remembering that last big potato you ate and the way your mouth stretched when you bit through that thick lovely crust with jam and clotted cream on it.
Sipping choice tea from fragile English chinaware, spreading clotted cream
on warm scones, and biting into super thin salmon and cucumber sandwiches, while taking in the marvelous Old World gilded ceiling and towering pillars.
There is also freshly baked scones accompanied by clotted cream
and Tiptree jam and a selection of homemade cakes for PS15.
Served in the glorious wood panelled hall, library or dining room, or on the terrace on warm, sunny days, t he traditional tea includes a selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with clotted cream
and strawberry jam, cakes and pastries and a choice of freshly brewed teas.
They are perfect baked within a scone then topped off with some sour cherry jam, clotted cream
, and syrup drizzled over.
They were offered some of the company's newer products - custard with Cornish clotted cream
and rice pudding with West Country cream - to taste but could not help talking about old favourites.
99, Sainsbury's & Morrisons A French twist from Kelly's, who make all of their cream with local Cornish milk and clotted cream
Pre-heat the oven to 200degC/400degF/Gas Mark 6 INGREDIENTS A little Trex, for greasing 1 medium egg 75g caster sugar 100g trex, at room temperature 200g plain flour pinch of salt 50g polenta or semolina TO DECORATE 227g pot clotted cream
10 strawberries, halved Icing sugar, for sprinkling METHOD 1.
NICE ICE BABY THIS new Simply Ice Cream tastes like clotted cream
and TV chef James Martin says it's the best shop-bought ice cream available.
To make it the ultimate afternoon indulgence, smother your scones with homemade strawberry jam and a generous helping of clotted cream