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Hi-Teq Punch

Hi-Teq Punch

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August 29, 2013

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Marcy Franklin

Hi-Teq Punch

Three-day weekend = tequila, right? No better excuse to indulge in a little Milagro tequila punch, if you ask us.

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Servings

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Calories Per Serving

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Ingredients

  • 3 parts Milagro Silver tequila
  • 2 parts simple syrup
  • 5 parts hibiscus tea
  • 1 part ginger juice
  • 1 parts Lillet Rose
  • 2 parts lemon juice

Directions

Build ingredients in a punch bowl over large ice block. Garnish with lemon peels and hibiscus flowers. Stir well for 1 minute to dilute.

Nutritional Facts

Servings1

Calories Per Serving780

Total Fat0.4g0.5%

Sugar18gN/A

Protein1g2%

Carbs38g13%

Vitamin B60.4mg22.2%

Vitamin C38mg63%

Vitamin E0.2mg0.9%

Vitamin K3µg4%

Calcium89mg9%

Fiber0.6g2.4%

Folate (food)29µgN/A

Folate equivalent (total)29µg7%

Iron2mg12%

Magnesium90mg23%

Niacin (B3)1mg5%

Phosphorus150mg21%

Potassium728mg21%

Riboflavin (B2)0.3mg18%

Sodium43mg2%

Sugars, added8gN/A

Zinc1mg8%

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High Tea Menu

Scone Recipes:

Scones light and fluffy, dressed with fresh jam and rich cream are the backbone of the High Tea experience. Modern re-imaginings of the traditional recipe help to bring an array of new flavours to the table. The perfect pair for a classic scone is jam and cream. For those with the patience, homemade jam allows you to experiment with flavours outside the standard strawberry or apricot. Take inspiration form recipes recommended by the best purveyors of High Tea in the business.


If you are feeding a few kids with a range of tastes, keeping the fillings simple is a good idea. It also allows you to easily make a variety of tea sandwiches without needing a lot of ingredients. Some basic fillings to consider are peanut butter and jelly, cream cheese, ham and cheese, and turkey and mayonnaise.

If you’re using mayonnaise or any other foods that can spoil if left out, be sure to keep the sandwiches refrigerated or on ice until you’re ready to serve them, especially if serving them outdoors in hot weather.


Scones recipes

Scones are often considered as the most important element of afternoon tea, as they are simple to make but a real tell tale of the quality of the tea. We have plenty of scones recipes here, but included a classic scone and some savoury cheesy scones below to try. Serve your scones with plenty of clotted cream and a range of jams. We also have a recipe for homemade lemon curd to make your tea extra special.

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Cherry scones

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Refreshing Summer Punches

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Hi-Teq Punch

5 parts Hibiscus Tea (1 tea bag per 16oz hot water)

Build ingredients in a punch bowl over a large ice block. Garnish with lemon wheels. Stir well for one minute to dilute. Serve to your guests in a rocks or punch glass and enjoy.

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Those with a creative eye know firsthand that inspiration is all around us. Whether you're energized by the earth tones of nature, a color-filled walk through a local farmer's market, or even by a quick scroll through Instagram, you never know what might spark a new creative project.

In the spirit of inspiring your next masterpiece, we're excited to partner with Bounty to fuel the next generation of artists and designers forward by launching a national design competition. We're calling on graphic designers to apply for a chance to see their work featured on a new Brit + Co and Bounty paper towel collection, set to launch in 2022.

Aside from the incredible exposure of having your illustrations on paper towels that'll be in stores across America next year, you'll also receive $5,000 for your art a scholarship for Selfmade, our 10-week entrepreneurship accelerator to take your design career to the next level (valued at $2,000) and a stand alone feature on Brit + Co spotlighting your artistry as a creator.

The Creatively You Design Competition launches Friday, May 21, 2021 and will be accepting submissions through Monday, June 7, 2021.

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This Day in Pottery History

It came from India. The name did, anyway. And the recipe. The Hindustani word which entered England as “Punch” meant “five,”indicating the number of ingredients for this wildly popular drink. The five ingredients were alcohol (usually rum), fruit juice (usually lemons), spice (usually nutmeg), sugar and water. Sailors in the East India trade brought punch home during the 17th century. Punch soon joined posset, (milk with mulled wine), sack (sherry), and bishop (mulled wine) in the pantheon of English drinks.

The array of ingredients allowed for a broad variety of punch recipes. Water was a major variable. Less meant more, well, punch. Drinking punch was not a ‘sedate’ activity. It could be drank at home, but was standard fare in any tavern. Punch’s popularity rivaled that other paradigm-shifting drink from the east, tea. But tea was enjoyed in small individual bowls. “A dish of tea,” as the saying went (the annoying, teeny handle was added later). Punch, however, was passed around in a communal bowl.

The variety of punch bowls was huge. From 6 inches in diameter to larger than one person alone could lift. They were made in almost every type of ceramic available at the time from earthenware and delft to stoneware and porcelain. The prowess of Chinese potters who made 20 plus inch diameter porcelain punch bowls astounded European potters. Reputations were built on both the quantity of bowls collected and the quality of punch served. Lord Fairfax of present day Fairfax County, Maryland kept a collection of over 20 Chinese porcelain punch bowls.

Punch bowl decoration followed the tastes of the day. Although the image of a fish on the inside bottom of a bowl was a sure indication of it’s purpose. The fish was often accompanied by such sayings as “Keep me swimming,” or “The longer I swim, the happier I’ll be.”

Toward the end of the 18th century, a set of individual cups became standard accessories. The introduction of such refinements seems to have taken the fun out of punch. It’s hard to shout “another bowl then!” in a room full of cup sipping gentlemen in powdered wigs without sounding a touch barbaric. Punch had begun it’s long decent into the tame world of art receptions and high school dances.

So those renegade teenagers who spike the punch with vodka as an act of rebellion against the stuffy world of outdated respectability are actually keeping tradition alive.

Readings:
The Concise Encyclopedia of Continental Pottery and Porcelain. Reginald Haggar. Hawthorn Books/New York. 1960.

Ceramics in America (1972). Quimby, Ian, Ed. University Press of Virginia/Charlottesville.

China-Trade Porcelain. John Goldsmith Phillips. Harvard University Press/Cambridge, MA. 1956.

If These Pots Could Talk. Ivor Noël Hume. University Press of New England/Hanover, NH. 2001.

Unearthing New England’s Past: The Ceramic Evidence. Exhibition Catalogue. Museum of Our National Heritage/Lexington, MA. 1984.


Cheerwine Punch

Cheerwine Punch is a refreshing recipe that’s been passed down and loved for generations. Easy to make for parties, celebrations and during the holidays.

Ingredients

  • Two 2 -liter bottles Cheerwine, chilled
  • One 2 -liter bottle ginger ale, chilled
  • Two 46 oz cans unsweetened pineapple juice, chilled

Instructions

Combine ingredients and serve immediately. For variations, add ice ring (make ahead with directions below), scoops of sherbet, champagne, or a spirit.

For a low calorie option, use Diet Cheerwine and diet ginger ale.

For Ice Ring:

In a Bundt pan, add pineapple slices, cranberries and mint leaves. Pour in Cheerwine. Freeze 3-4 hours. Combine ingredients in punch bowl Add ice ring. Serve chilled and top with a scoop of sherbet, champagne or your favorite spirit.

Single Serve Recipe – combine 2 parts chilled Cheerwine, 2 parts chilled pineapple juice and 1-part chilled ginger ale. Serve over ice.


Afternoon Tea at The Windsor Melbourne

Photographer: Michelle Milton

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Just when you thought afternoon tea at The Windsor couldn’t get any more opulent, Melbourne’s most traditional afternoon tea venue has upped the ante.

How, you may ask? Afternoon tea goers can expect not one, but two full cake stands in your sitting. Yes, you read that right, two.

Like every other Melbourne venue, The Windsor has had to redefine their offering in line with Victoria’s COVID-19 restrictions, meaning their famous weekend dessert buffet is a thing of the past (for now, anyway).

However, we at the High Tea Society were ever so pleased to discover that this has not translated into a smaller menu. Instead, guests are now treated to one cake stand at the start of the sitting filled with savoury items, and a second cake stand halfway through with desserts.
Ahh … heaven!

We were also pleased to discover that because The Windsor is a spacious venue and tables have always been kept a comfortable distance apart, the social distancing between tables appears effortless.

From the moment you walk into The Windsor’s tearoom and soak in the traditional 19th-century décor, chandeliers, Noritake fine bone china, silverware, and arts and artefacts paying homage to Melbourne and The Windsor’s history, you know you’re in for something special.

The Windsor is an afternoon tea venue that people put their Sunday best on for, and the overall vibe is refined yet relaxed, with soft music playing in the background and a low hum of chatter.

This time around there are no linen tablecloths and the sugar is served in sachets rather than sugar cubes (again, a nod to COVID restrictions), however, the offering remains as impeccable as ever.

We are offered a glass of Louis Roederer Brut Premier Champagne on arrival and encouraged to pick from one of 11 black, green and herbal teas on offer, or coffee.

The Windsor has opted to celebrate Melbourne’s reopening with a new, colourful menu that brings back the familiar afternoon tea flavours of yore, starting with a thoroughly traditional yet modern savoury offering.

As you would expect, there are the cucumber finger sandwiches that are synonymous with The Windsor afternoon tea, adorned with slivers of cucumber fanned out across the top.

There’s also a sweet bun featuring Western Australian white anchovy, seasoned with a delicious tangy combination of lemon and paprika that turned this former anchovy hater into a convert.

Meanwhile, the gooey roasted pumpkin filling encased in choux pastry and topped with gougere cheese was another standout.

Next up is the dessert cake stand, featuring The Windsor’s signature plain and raisin scones and a hibiscus madeleine on top, followed by a beautiful pastel-coloured Earl Grey and calamansi macaron, a delectable mille feuille and a blueberry choux on the middle tier.

But the absolute stand-out of the day was the trio of desserts on the bottom fashioned to look like finger sandwiches.

This playful concept was flawless, with the mango and coconut mousse sponge my personal favourite.

Afternoon tea at The Windsor has always been a classy affair, and we’re pleased as punch that their offering remains as glamourous and classy as ever, even with COVID restrictions.


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