Slideshow: British Bites: A Brief Guide to Afternoon Tea

Lemon Poppyseed Scones
Lemon Poppyseed Scones
A fresh lemony scone studded with poppy seeds. Perfect paired with an apricot jam.

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[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

Chelsea Buns (British Cinnamon Rolls with Raisins)
Chelsea Buns (British Cinnamon Rolls with Raisins)
A British cinnamon bun, sweet and sticky and studded with raisins.

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Smoked Salmon and Dill Tea Sandwiches
Smoked Salmon and Dill Tea Sandwiches
A classic tea sandwich—rich smoky salmon paired with a simple dilled cream cheese.

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Coronation Chicken
Coronation Chicken
Made to commemorate a Queen. Poached chicken gently coated with curried mayonaise.

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Cheddar and Chutney Sandwiches
Cheddar and Chutney Sandwiches
A perfect pair—mango chutney and tart aged cheddar.

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Soda Bread with Port-Soaked Raisins
Soda Bread with Port-Soaked Raisins
This soda bread studded with port soaked raisins would be perfect with soft butter and tart marmalade.

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Berry Trifle
Berry Trifle
Festive and easily made to serve a crowd, try making each guest their own little trifle for a easier to eat alternative to the classic larger trifle.

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Eccles Cakes
Eccles Cakes
Puff pastry filled with gooey currants. Eccles cakes are normally served along with cheese, but would go equally well with a pot of tea.

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[Photograph: Sydney Oland]